Role We are seeking a permanent or long term Rural Medical Generalist. The role is ideally nine to ten sessions per week with admin sessions built into this roster, and flexibility on the number of sessions per week. The ideal candidate will be a Medical Practitioner with dual fellowship in General Practice and Rural Hospital Medicine, or with an interest in and/or training towards these dual fellowships. Our service combines comprehensive primary care with an extension to inpatient management in our rural hospital which provides primary/secondary interface, and 24/7 emergency care including participation in the on call roster as well as rehabilitation and palliative care. There are 10 acute beds, 10 continuing care long stay, maternity, X Ray unit, as well as outpatients and community allied health services. This hospital is a modern facility equipped with some basic point of care diagnostic equipment and our doctors are supported to achieve and maintain their skills as rural generalists across the GP and RHM scopes of practice. This practice offers an opportunity to be immersed in a community and its culture – providing a satisfying aspect to a holistic practice, as well as a balanced lifestyle. We have a supportive collegial environment, with a team of eight GPs working between the hospital and GP clinics. This position would suit a doctor confident in working across the primary and secondary care settings. This practice is also a recognised Rural Teaching Centre for the University of Auckland medical school undergraduate programmes. We are Cornerstone accredited and host GP and Rural Hospital registrar placements.