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Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

As a rural medicine specialist in Northland, you will be working with passionate health professionals and who put the patient at the centre of everything they do.

As the largest employer in Northland our district health board is able to provide you with job security and give you loads of opportunity to grow.  We have district hospital in Kaitaia, Kawakawa and Dargaville supported by Whangarei Hospital, a 246 bed Hospital where over 140 consultants provide support in a wide range of specialties.  Being part of a multi-disciplinary team you will work alongside many other health professionals who all play critical roles in providing the high quality healthcare we pride ourselves in. And, Northland DHB offers a generous salary package that includes substantial support for Continuing Medical Education.

We are looking for doctors who want to make Northland their home, so if you are looking for a career in rural medicine – Northland is the place for you.

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