Twizel- GP or NP - Ref 1092622

General Practitioner or Nurse Practitioner

MacKenzie District - view map

Contract: Long Term
Start date: As soon as possible

  • 6 month fixed term maternity cover with potential for longer term extension
  • General Practitioner or Nurse Practitioner
  • Enjoy an iconic part of the South Island


An opportunity has become available to provide maternity cover with potential for longer term extension.

The practice is looking for a capable, resourceful, dynamic and community-minded team player, with the ability to easily adapt between routine primary healthcare needs and urgent/critical presentations. Join the dedicated, talented and committed practice team in providing healthcare services to their remote and rural communities. The nature of the location brings a wide range of clinical presentations, including medical and trauma emergencies, for which the practice is well resourced with custom built facilities and equipment.

The position available is for up to 0.8 FTE. The on call requirements are 1 weeknight/week.

Experience in a remote, rural location is preferred.



A competitive remuneration package is on offer with details available on request.

Allowances can be provided for assistance with relocation and accommodation.

A vehicle is available for weeknight duty with access to an additional practice vehicle (subject to availability).


Twizel is located in an iconic part of the South Island, close to a wide range of recreational activities including cycle trails, mountaineering, ski fields, walking tracks and lakes. Commonly known as the Gateway to Aoraki/Mt Cook – you’ll find ski fields with a fantastic range of trails, jumps and runs meaning all your skiing and snowboarding needs will be catered for. If fishing is your hobby, then this is also the place to be; you have a choice of three salmon farms and five lakes. The town itself has a great centre, with all the shops sitting around the square and a playground in the middle for the kids.  You also have schools, sports and cultural centres for the family.

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How to apply

Contact Debra Wilson, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5880.


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