Registered Medical Officer

Posted: April 30, 2019 | Category: Staff Vacancies

Hospice Whanganui is offering a golden opportunity for a doctor to join our dynamic specialist palliative care team in a great environment.

Hospice Whanganui is looking for a Registered Medical Officer, with at least two years relevant experience and genuine interest in palliative care. Hospice Whanganui has a catchment population of approximately 50,000 people and has up to 100 patients referred for specialist palliative care at any time. Referred patients are cared for in the community or within the hospice’s five bed inpatient unit. Hospice Whanganui is committed to excellence in palliative care and strongly promotes palliative care education, training and personal development of its employees by providing learning opportunities, and provides a workplace for you to work closely with a highly skilled, supportive and fun medical team.

Whanganui is situated on the west coast of New Zealand’s lower North Island. Its location on the historically significant and beautiful Whanganui River, and proximity to the mountains, makes it ideal for tramping, skiing, fishing and a host of other outdoor pursuits. Whanganui proudly boasts a heritage rich in arts and culture, and excellent educational and sports training facilities. Whanganui offers a relaxed lifestyle, affordable housing, and easy commute to work, and also an easy 2 ½ half hour drive to our capital city. Whatever your interests, Whanganui can offer an excellent work/lifestyle balance.

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If you wish to apply or learn more about this position, please contact Karen Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, email