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General Physician

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty General Practice
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 04 Jan 2019
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty General Practice Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 04 Jan 2019

Job description

•Permanent full-time position (1.0 FTE) in Blenheim, New Zealand
•Be a part of a dynamic clinical community
•Enjoy excellent relationships with junior staff

About the role

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is seeking a permanent full-time General Physician to join the Department of Medicine at Wairau Hospital from February 2019. This is a district-wide position, based in Blenheim however there may be the requirement to provide services at Nelson Hospital on occasion.

The preferred subspecialty interest areas are respiratory or neurology however all areas will be considered. The successful applicant will stand out in terms of their ability, personality and skills to complement and extend our existing medical team providing acute general inpatient medicine, on a rostered basis, as well as outpatient services - largely in the area of their subspecialty.

We are looking for someone to start in the New Year, as it is a short term appointment, eligibility and availability to start will be a key factor in appointing the successful candidate.

Qualifications required upon taking up the position:
•FRACP or equivalent
•Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
•Hold a current annual practising certificate

Find out more about us -

What we offer

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. Blenheim, the site of our Wairau facility, and where this position will be based, is the centre of a large wine growing area and is adjacent to the Marlborough Sounds and near Nelson Lakes National Park.

For more information on the Marlborough region visit

Nearby Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known for its spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand.

How to apply

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click 'apply now' and complete our online application form.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role please contact:

Dr Alex Wittig - or Rosey Wilson - Service Manager Medical -


Applications close: Friday, 4 January 2019.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Haines Recruitment Agency
Phone (04) 914 4650
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