General Physician - Wairau Hospital (Blenheim)

  • Make the lifestyle move to sunny Blenheim
  • Full-time permanent role (1 in 5 on call roster)
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Access to up-to ten days and a $16,000 allowance towards your CME

About the role

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic General Physician/Geriatrician to join the Department of Medicine providing medical services to the population of approximately 40,000 in the Marlborough region. The successful applicant will support and complement our existing medical team providing Acute General Inpatient Medicine, on a rostered basis, and outpatient services. 

About you

Experience in acute general medicine is required. Our preference would be a geriatrician although all subspecialties will be considered. In the outpatient world subspecialty interests will be catered for; among the general referred activity you will be supported by a wider subspecialty team located in, and visiting from, Nelson. You will require FRACP, or equivalent, be eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand and hold a current annual practising certificate.

Why to apply

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. The Marlborough region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities which support work/life balance. Blenheim is a family friendly city with nationally recognised schools and plenty of sporting opportunities for the kids. This is an opportunity to practice varied and interesting medicine, to develop your clinical skills and to get involved in training junior doctors.

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How to apply

For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Dr Reon van Rensburg – Head of Department at

or Rosey Wilson – Service Manager Medicine at

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Applications Close: Thursday 28th August

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: W19-111

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 August 2019