Employment

Employment

Would you like to work for a General Practice in Christchurch, New Zealand?

New Zealand GPs provide community-based primary health care. Day-to-day work at Moorhouse Medical includes first contact, diagnosis, continuity of care, health promotion, prevention and screening. GPs and Practice Nurses act are the point of referral to public secondary and tertiary services, as well as many private specialists.

General practice in New Zealand is a private business with consultations. Patients usually pay a fee to see a GP. Consultations and additional services are partly subsidised by the government which is reason for patients to enrol with a general practitioner. In addition, this encourages them to see the same GP each time they visit, if possible, for continuity of care.

About Moorhouse Medical Centre

Moorhouse Medical Centre was established in 1995 as a General Practice for the larger Christchurch City Area and we currently deliver quality care to 9,500 patients. It is also an Urgent Care Centre, providing accident, injury and urgent healthcare which does not require hospital emergency service.

We have a large team of 10 General Practitioners and Medical Officers, 18 practice nurses and 14 support staff. Our practice has grown substantially over the years however our aim has remained the same: to do all we can to ensure that our patients receive the highest quality general practices services possible – both now and in the future.

In addition to a General Practice, Moorhouse Medical Centre has increased its services available to the community through a dedicated Travel Health & Vaccinations Clinic, a Fracture Clinic, Business & Occupational Health Services, a Minor Procedures Clinic and a Soft Tissue Injury Clinic. As a consequence we are looking to expand our teams of both doctors & nurses.

What does Moorhouse Medical have to offer to new employees?

We offer the following to successful applicants:

  • Career advantage opportunities.
  • Continuing medical education.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Work with like-minded professionals in a supportive environment.
  • Vocational oversight available.
  • One on one induction.
  • Support with ongoing training.

What type of training can I expect from Moorhouse Medical Centre?

  • Our training capacity includes the following:
  • Accredited teaching practice for RNZCGP
  • Teaching practice for University of Otago Medical School
  • Active Peer Group ( registered with RNZCGP )
  • Regular CME events

What requirements do I need to meet?

What we are looking for in potential Medical Staff:

  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand. If you have a medical degree from outside New Zealand, Australia or the United Kingdom, please check your eligibility to register as a medical professional on the New Zealand Medical Council website.
  • Vocational training in General Practice (Membership or Fellowship with RNZCGP)
  • Vocational training in Community Emergency Medicine (Membership or Fellowship with RNZCUC)
  • General Practitioner experience
  • Urgent Care experience
  • In addition to the above we encourage Special Interests such as Travel Medicine, Fracture Care, Minor Surgery, Sexual Health/Womens Health and Mental Health. 

To practice, all doctors need registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, within a general, provisional or vocational scope of practice. Doctors applying for registration will be required to meet International English Language Testing System (IELTS) requirements, and all doctors and nurses practicing in New Zealand must hold an annual practicing certificate.

Apply Now or Register Your Interest

Applicants are encouraged to contact Karen Vaughan, General Manager, by telephone on +64 3 365 7900 or email your CV.