General Medicine Physician (Consultant) | Part Time, Fixed Term

Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

Mō mātou | About us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The General Medicine department at Christchurch Hospital is a busy and dynamic acute service, dealing with over 16000 admissions per year.  All patients are assessed in our 40-bed acute medical assessment unit (MA), before being transferred to one of three dedicated General Medical wards.

We are seeking a General Medicine Physician (Consultant) to join us on a 12 month Fixed Term, Part Time (0.5 FTE) position. 

We are open to applications from Registered Medical Practitioners who have completed advanced training in General Medicine (or equivalent) and are eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

About Christchurch | Living in Ōtautahi

Ōtautahi, Christchurch is a great place to be, live and bring up your family. It is easy to get around with just a short commute from work to home, no matter where you live in the city; you may ask about traffic in Christchurch? We will respond… what is traffic? We are surrounded by beautiful scenery with ample recreational pursuits on our doorstep. Christchurch Botanic Gardens is just on the edge of the hospital campus. If you are into skiing, surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking or anything outdoors; Christchurch is the place to be. But if a vibrant cultural scene is more your style, we have a wonderful rebuilt city with dining, theatre, music and a host of other entertainment on offer. Your family will love it here too, schooling and university facilities are excellent. Find out more about our city here.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi | Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here

Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Join us in our mission to provide exceptional patient care, advance medical knowledge, and improve healthcare outcomes.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker– Recruitment Specialist |


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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2997602

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday, 9 August 2024