General Practitioner

University of Waikato

  • Waikato

General Practitioner

Student Health Services

Student Services

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Student Health provides high quality, responsive and cost effective services to our students, located within a modern health centre on the Hamilton Campus and a facility in Tauranga. We provide affordable, accessible and comprehensive health services to achieve our goal to enable students to pursue their academic requirements with minimal hindrance from medical, emotional and psychological challenges.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic General Practitioner to join our dynamic and innovative team, who is passionate about the health and wellbeing of students.

The practice population is mainly young adults, therefore experience in youth and sexual health, adolescent mental health, women's health, Māori health and Pacific health would be an advantage. The University also has a significant number of mature students and international students.

You will be part of an integrated health team including; Administrators, Chaplaincy, Counsellors, General Practitioners, Mental Health Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Prescribers, Registered Nurses, and Violence Prevention and Health Promotion Coordinators.

For further information about the Student Health Service, please visit:

Please note: This role engages with communities mandated by the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 and you will therefore be required to provide proof of vaccination for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

If you are ready for your next challenge and want to join a passionate health service team, you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Fellowship of the Royal NZ College of Practitioners (FRNZCGP)
  • Registration with the Medical Council of NZ
  • A current Annual Practising Certificate with the Medical Council of NZ
  • At least five years' recent clinical experience

You will also have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and have the ability to work flexibly and positively in a rapidly changing environment.

In addition, it would be advantageous to have an interest in tertiary, Māori health issues, sports medicine and/or international health care needs.

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato we embrace equity and diversity; it is imperative that you have the ability to provide primary care services to a diverse community.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

Our University provides a unique and satisfying work environment with many benefits to our staff including generous study opportunities, superannuation and leave provisions.

We offer regular hours, no after-hour calls and an attractive remuneration package to reflect qualifications, skills and experience. In addition, we cover part or all costs of Annual Practising Certificate, Medical Indemnity cover, and RNZCGP membership. We encourage active participation in RNZCGP Continuing Professional Development CPD) programme.

This position is part time with a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Vacancy Number: 410400

Closing date: 4 February 2022

For further information and to apply online, please click here.

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