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General Practitioner - Westport
- Flexible working arrangements & excellent work & life balance
- Work within a collaborative health care design system where you will be able to work to initiate change in practices
- Dedicated CME Allowance & practices that are responsive to ideas and changes from GP’s
- Only candidates who are eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand can be considered at this time
Ehara taku I te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini
My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many
What you’ll do with your time
On the West Coast, we are leading the way in many respects when it comes to innovations in rural health delivery in New Zealand. We’re all about supportive working relationships between the practices and hospitals; as well as enjoying the unique work relationships that stem from the diverse GP network on the West Coast.
You will have the opportunity to work across our diverse facility which includes an inpatient ward, an Emergency/Stabilising space and our busy Primary care Clinic. As we are delivering 24hr care to our community you will be required to be part of our out of hours care team at times. The focus for the Westport team is to support people to stay well in their own homes, improve the health of our population, improve equity and access to all services, integrate care inter-professionally and to work with the community, PHO and NGOs at a local level.
On the West Coast, we are leading the way in many respects when it comes to innovations in rural health delivery in New Zealand. You will be able to enjoy the unique and diverse work that we do here on the coast while working alongside supportive colleagues in primary and secondary care throughout our health system.
With a new Integrated Health Facility due to start construction later this year, this is an excellent opportunity for someone to be a part of the process to fully integrate our services.
As you will be employed by the West Coast DHB you will have access to a wide variety of E Journals, specialist medical libraries and a dedicated CME allowance every year so you will be able to continually grow and develop your practice.
Only candidates who are eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand can be considered at this time, so please check you eligibility with the MCNZ by following this link here.
What we are about
We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.
We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development
We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.
This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.
Please apply online via our careers website or for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy West Coast DHB Recruitment Lead
Phone: 027 839 5946