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General Practitioner

Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington (Territorial authority) (NZ)
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a General Practitioner to join Mauri Ora, the student health service, on a permanent basis. The role will be responsible for providing exceptional care and medical services for Victoria University of Wellington students. 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Patient care – ensuring students are provided high quality and accessible health care
  • Contribute to peer review, CME and MDT meetings when required
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team which includes our counselling team, nurse practitioners, health improvement practitioners, and health coach 

Ō pūmanawa - About you
You will be a motivated, empathetic individual with experience in some or all the following: gender diversity, LARC insertion, minor surgery, ADHD, sexual health and mental health (desirable)

You will be a highly organised self-starter and natural relationship builder, who relishes working autonomously as well as contributing positively to a high performing team. You will need effective time management and forward planning to balance your clinic and maintain a high standard of service to our students. The ability to remain calm under pressure and thrive working with a diverse range of individuals will go far in this position.   
Key Requirements:  

  • Current registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Considerable experience in general practice or similar experience relevant to the work of a student health service
  • Proof of medical indemnity insurance
  • Empathy and understanding of the challenges in working with a student population and an ability to interact positively with them to foster resilience, personal safety, and academic success.
  • This role requires safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

We belong to Compass Primary Healthcare Network and provide wide-ranging multi-disciplinary primary health care to 10,000 enrolled students. We also work with a diverse group of 2,500 international students and provide some services to the wider University student population. Along with a diverse and rewarding environment, we also offer, expenses covered for APC/MPS/RNZCGP membership, Professional Development leave and funding as well as clinical supervision, excellent superannuation scheme, monthly wellbeing hour and other wellbeing initiatives, Bi-annual team building days and a supportive team culture

Close Date for Vacancy: 10 May 

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Gill Mark, Clinical Lead- Medical.

To apply, please click Apply Now.

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