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  • Advert number: 306127-0
  • Posted Date: 20/06/12
  • Closing Date: 20/09/12

General Physician/Consultant Physician – six month fixed term/Locum

Whanganui District Health Board is seeking applications for a Consultant Physician to be based at Wanganui Public Hospital in the city of Wanganui, New Zealand, from 1st August 2013 to 31st January 2014.

You would be working in a team of six Physicians with a 1:5 on-call requirement. The Medicine Department has excellent support from the Emergency Department, and Physicians are supported by Senior House Officers. There would be Clinic commitments of two – three sessions per week.

Wanganui proudly boasts excellent educational and sports training facilities, and a wide variety of outdoor adventure pursuits. Wanganui offers a relaxed lifestyle, an easy commute and just 1.5 hours drive to the central North Island ski fields and 2.5 hours to the capital city Wellington.

Our hospital serves a population of 68,000 performing 4,000 procedures annually in three Elective Theatres and one Acute Theatre. Services in addition to General Medicine include General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, ENT, Ophthalmology and Dental.

This would be an ideal six month sabbatical for a UK based Physician wanting additional experience or a training opportunity in another country.

Please contact Wayne Thompson, Senior Medical Officer Recruitment Adviser for further information, email: telephone: +64 6 348 3250 web:

Closing date: 20th September 2012.