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General Physician - Infectious Diseases

Employer Northland DHB
Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Infectious Diseases
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 20
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Northland DHB Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Infectious Diseases Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 20 Application closing date Open

Job description

(0.5 FTE) Whangarei Hospital, Northland, New Zealand

Northland District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

An exciting opportunity for energetic, enthusiastic General Physician, with sub-speciality interest in infectious diseases, is currently available at Northland DHB.

Whangarei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region supported by three growing district hospitals. Northland offers the opportunity to work with a growing and diverse population. Our focus is on improving equity against a background of high needs and challenging clinical issues. There are opportunities to work within the outlying community hospitals.

The service has a coronary care unit with five beds, three medical wards with 56 beds and a spacious outpatient facility. The hospital prides itself on having a comfortable collegial atmosphere with great rapport across specialities.

Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres and has a population of over 170,000.

Work in this fast paced environment is offset by slow paced relaxation with breath-taking scenic coastal areas and exciting recreational activities awaiting you.

Excellent schools, affordable housing and numerous preschool facilities abound. A well-developed Town Basin offers walks; exercise and child play beside an attractive marina with many restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy. Auckland city is just a two hour drive away.

For more information on the position, in the first instance please contact Ben Lockie, Service Manager, Department of Medicine, Northland District Health Board, who will be able to arrange for you to discuss the position with relevant physicians.


Vacancy No: MD18-044

All Applications and any further information should be directed to: Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland,
New Zealand. Phone: +64 9 4304101 Ext. 60484 Email:

Qualifications required

All applicants MUST be eligible to register in New Zealand as a Medical Practitioner, and have vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Ben Lockie
Position Service Manager, Department of Medicine
Phone (09) 430-4101 Ext. 60484
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