General Practitioner

Taupō (Territorial authority), Waikato (NZ)
14 Jan 2021
28 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Come work in “Clean, Green New Zealand”

General Practitioner

Taupō Medical Centre

Based in the beautiful township of Taupō – in the central North Island

New Zealand

  • Away from the current world issues
  • Great place to raise a family
  • Great professional development opportunities and peer support
  • We are prepared to make a contribution to relocation and quarantine costs

If you’re a General Practitioner who enjoys an active lifestyle, plenty of recreation and family time, fresh air, clean water and want a lifestyle change, Taupō Medical Centre, in the heart of New Zealand is the place to be. 

On the shores of Lake Taupō, New Zealand’s largest lake, Taupō is a go-ahead town with a flourishing tourism industry, a wide range of successful businesses, great schools, and an hour from the ski areas of Tongariro National Park. Taupō is close to Napier, the Art Deco Capital of the World, offering a great opportunity for a weekend trip.  

It’s the perfect spot for anyone (and their family) who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle whether that’s kicking a ball with the kids, swimming, fishing, hiking, boating, hunting or cycling – just about everything is on offer and easy to access.

About the Practice

Taupō Medical Centre has over 16,000 patients. We are a thriving, well-supported, modern family practice with an excellent and welcoming work environment. We offer an attractive afterhours roster, as well as regular CME and peer support.

We are a practice that strives to be “the best” and offer quality healthcare within the community, including marae-based clinics. We are a HealthCareHome practice (see for more information on this model of care), always looking for innovative ways to deliver healthcare.

You will be supported by a team of nine GPs, two nurse practitioners, four medical centre assistants, and a team of administrative personnel. We share our premises with a pharmacy and there are laboratory and x-ray services next door to us.

About the role

Your role will be to provide personal, family, whanau and community orientated comprehensive primary care medical services to individuals. As part of the general practice team you are responsible for providing patient-centred, culturally appropriate and individual holistic care to a defined population.

About you

You will be team orientated with a focus on providing a quality service to ensure positive patient experiences and place emphasis on the patients’ holistic wellbeing. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will align to our company values of respect, empathy, accountability, communication and teamwork, which drive our team to be the best, so R.E.A.C.T now and consider this as an exciting career opportunity.

To apply you must be eligible to be registered with the New Zealand Medical Council.

To apply or for further information, please email the Practice Manager (Helena Watts)

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