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Our forward-thinking rural medical centre is seeking a General Practitioner to join our dynamic team.

We are a friendly and family-orientated medical centre with 3100 patients, dedicated to addressing health equity and improving health outcomes for all patients and family/whanau. We focus on providing the highest quality healthcare services for our community while focusing on preventative medicine. We are looking for someone with a strong emphasis on good teamwork and who shares our values and passion for delivering quality care.

We are only 30 minutes from Methven, the ski lovers’ hub, and 45 minutes from Christchurch, a vibrant city with everything at your fingertips.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Sound clinical and service skills enabling you to fully utilise your experience
  • Ability to provide healthcare to a full range of people in our community
  • Excellent communication skills, good time management and ability to adapt when necessary
  • Knowledge of the Te Tiriti O Waitangi with a commitment to equity
  • Ability to build strong rapport with team members

Applicants for this position would have:

  • A current registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand as well as a medical protection membership
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit
  • Receive a satisfactory, police check as part of the employment process

Benefits when joining our team:

  • Number of sessions per week negotiable; remote work also an option
  • Dedicated consult room and on-site parking space
  • Full autonomy of practice with the support of our clinical and administrative teams
  • A fun, supportive and collaborative team with a great company culture and a focus on staff wellbeing
  • A reputation for our professionalism and personalised patient care

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your C.V. with covering letter to:

Emma Jaillet-Godin, Business Manager

Rakaia Medical Centre, 30 Elizabeth Avenue, Rakaia, 7710 or via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you would like any further information, please call the Medical Centre on 03 303 5002 and ask to speak to Emma.