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General Practitioner - Tākuta

Location: Whanganui

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time

About us:

Based in beautiful Whanganui Te Oranganui is a kaupapa Māori organisation who offers a range of health and wellbeing services for whānau in the Whanganui region and surrounding districts. 


Te Waipuna Health is the General Practice arm with an enrolled population of 5,300 spread across two Practices and is seeking an innovative GP to join their team. As a low-cost access health centre, we offer a newly refurbished Practice in a supportive and flexible environment.  

About the role:

Te Orangnaui Trust is Looking for an experienced NZ based Tākuta - General Practitioner to join our friendly, well-established Health Centre, Te Waipuna Health. We a great team culture, and our GPs work closely with a team of experienced health professionals.

Preferably a 0.8FTE position but other FTE availability will be considered. 

About you:

As an experienced GP ideally, you will be vocationally registered or working toward this. You will be working with a team of skilled nurses and GP colleagues and an experienced administration team, supported by a dedicated Kaihautū (Service Manager). You will have Holistic approach to patient care.

We offer a warm whānau focused work environment with a wide variety of benefits, such as:

  • Kaupapa Māori organisation

    • Regular Kapa haka and waiata

    • All staff Karakia & Mihi every morning

  • SuperLife Funeral Insurance

  • EAP & Supervision

  • Workplace wellness programme

    • Whānau events and activities

    • Diverse work environment

  • Workplace development

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.


Please include:

  • Covering letter

  • Up to date CV

About you

Experience & Qualifications

  • Registered as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Council of New Zealand

  • Ideally have Vocational Registration as a General Practitioner in New Zealand

  • Experience as a General Practitioner or in Family Medicine/Primary Care

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Level 5 or above

  • A high standard of clinical care, management and time management skills


Essential Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with all patients, their whānau and colleagues.

  • Able to work as part of a team with other GP and nursing colleagues within the practice

  • Be culturally sensitive with an understanding of the Principles and Articles of the Treaty of Waitangi

  • Ability to work flexibly and positively in a rapidly changing environment

  • Hold a current New Zealand driver’s license


Personal Attributes

  • Commitment to Whānau, Hapū and Iwi

  • Understand and practice Te Oranganui’s values and principles that underpin the vision of the organisation.

  • A friendly “Can Do” attitude

  • Ability and willingness to work positively as a member of a team

  • Honest, reliable and responsible

  • Punctual

  • Ability to empower others

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