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Wanted: GP Seeking A Work/Life Balance In A Pristine Environment

If you’re a General Practitioner who enjoys an active lifestyle, and plenty of recreation and family time, the Taupō Medical Centre, in the heart of New Zealand is the place to be. We are looking for someone new to join our nine-doctor practice and great team of health and administration professionals. What makes this particularly attractive is the opportunity to become a financial partner in the company. Recruitment and retention packages are negotiable. This is a thriving, well-supported, modern “Health Care Home” practice with an excellent and welcoming work environment. We Read More... offer an attractive afterhours roster, shared between Taupō’s three medical practices, as well as regular CME and peer support. 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 just an hour from the ski areas of Tongariro National Park, World Heritage Area. It’s the perfect spot for anyone 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. We think you’ll love it here. We’d love to hear from you. For more information and a job description get in touch with our Practice Manager Helena Watts. E: manager@taupomed.co.nz. P: +64 7 378 4080.

Wanted: Nurse Practitioners Seeking A Work/Life Balance

We need someone new to join our innovative HealthCareHome practice (see www.healthcarehome.co.nz for more information on this innovative model of care). You will be in a well-supported clinical setting where you can enhance your clinical skills, and be a part of new, exciting and innovative healthcare delivery; as well as continue your own professional development. You will be part of a team of nine GPs, two nurse practitioners, 13 nurses and an administration support team of 13 staff. About the role You will be providing face-to-face or virtual care to patients booked with you, and Read More... responsible for follow-up of tests ordered by you. You will be in a well-supported clinical setting where you can enhance your clinical skills, and be a part of new, exciting and innovative healthcare delivery; as well as continue your own professional development. The practice operates with 4 nurses on each day managing acute demand (utilizing triage skills) as well as planned care, and you will work closely with the nursing and GP teams. Benefits and perks Be part of a thriving, well-supported, modern family practice with an excellent and welcoming work environment. Taupō is a go-ahead town with a flourishing tourism industry, a wide range of successful businesses, great schools, and just an hour from the ski areas of Tongariro National Park, World Heritage Area. Come and live in the perfect spot for anyone who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle – just about everything is on offer and easy to access. Additional budget for professional development above base salary. Mehemea e hiahia ana koe ki te tiaki e ngaa tuuroro-a-whanau nau mai haere mai ki Taupō Medical Center. He wahi teenei, a TMC hei tautoko e nga Pou Tapuhi a Rohe/Neehi. Kei konei ngaa Pou Taapuhi a Rohe e rua me era atu neehi hei awhina/tautoko ki a koe. He waahi tino ataahua a Taupō. Skills and experience Current practicing certificate with a scope of Nurse Practitioner Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand Ability to work under pressure Team player Computer literate Previous experience as a nurse practitioner in a general practice setting is an advantage Certified smear taker and vaccinator is an advantage a passion for making a difference in the healthcare journey for the patients, whilst respecting their individual needs We think you’ll love it here. Check out why. We’d love to hear from you. For more information and a job description get in touch with our Practice Manager Helena Watts. E: manager@taupomed.co.nz. P: +64 7 378 4080.

WHY TAUPO

Great Lake Taupō is at the centre of New Zealand's North Island. The area is rich in natural resources including geothermal energy, land and water. Farming, forestry, commerce, tourism and hospitality are the lead industries for this large town with a regional population of around 27,300. It's a scenic drive or less than a one-hour flight from Auckland or Wellington. Lake Taupō is the largest fresh water lake in New Zealand, and is surrounded by rivers, forests and protected natural areas, including Tongariro National Park, a dual World Heritage site. Locals call it 'the ultimate playground', with just about every outdoor activity on offer. It's known as a mecca for mountain biking, trout fishing, snow skiing and golf and most weekends see a range of cultural, sports and entertainment events happening. The town boasts excellent education facilities from pre-school to tertiary and is well-serviced commercially. Taupō hospital has a 24/7 emergency department, inpatient and day units, a theatre, maternity, radiology and outpatient clinics run by medical consultants and visiting specialists. Rotorua base hospital is less than an hour away by road.

WHY WORK HERE

Taupō is a great place to work and play. It's a large town with a cosmopolitan population and vibrant commercial community where you can have a satisfying professional life without the challenge and stress of navigating and working in a big city. The local economy is growing, unemployment is low and the business sector is thriving. Lake Taupō and its environs provide wonderful outdoor and sports opportunities; think hiking, skiing, golf, trout fishing, mountain biking, motor-sports and just about every water sport on offer. Here in the heart of New Zealand, touring cultural events are always on the calendar and we're less than two hours from Hawkes Bay vineyards, Bay of Plenty seaside resorts and the mighty Waikato region. Tourism is a key industry and Taupō gets inundated with international and domestic tourists over the summer months of December, January and February. While in winter, from June to September, the domestic ski market brings a different vibrancy to the town.