Carefirst Medical Centre

  • Posted: 14 Oct 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Healthcare


Westown, Merrilands and Moturoa practices

Taranaki - New Plymouth

Carefirst is a well-established and supportive group of practices caring for over 20,000 patients over three practice sites, including our Westown, Merrilands and Moturoa GP practices.

We are recruiting a Clinical Manager to lead our clinical teams across the three sites. At Carefirst you will be able to thrive in the challenging environment of primary healthcare, PHOs, funding, capitation, enrolments, and the wide range of reporting that GP practices require.

The Clinical Manager role is a permanent full time position.

We are motivated to recruit someone who ideally has knowledge of primary care and/or has worked in the health sector. The successful applicant will be someone who has proven ability to lead teams of nursing and HCA staff to be the best they can be, someone who has an acute focus on our patients and the services that we provide them. Along with these skills the successful applicant will work closely with our senior leadership team.

Are you a person who likes to work in a busy, changing and challenging clinical environment and who likes to work in a supportive family focused workplace with a wide range of healthcare professionals? If you have a quality, patient focused attitude and can bring positivity, energy, enthusiasm, and resilience to this varied and exciting role we would like to hear from you. You will enjoy leadership, creating a healthy culture and developing others.

At Carefirst we pride ourselves on having excellent communication and maintaining a workplace culture for all of our staff that supports staff feeling valued and positive. Professional development is encouraged and supported.

You’ll have and will be able to bring to Carefirst

Excellent clinical skills and experience with a current APC
A focus on quality care working within clinical policy and procedures
Being familiar with legislation and ensuring that the practices are legally compliant.
Patient satisfaction.
Excellent time management
Leadership experience with the ability to coach and mentor the team.
A keen focus on patient and staff safety.
The ability to build meaningful and positive working relationships
Assisting with budgeting requirements
Working knowledge of our PMS Indici is desirable but not essential

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

We would like to hear from you if you are interested in working with the Carefirst group, please forward you CV to [email protected]

Applications close 1 November 2021

Employer questions
Your application will include the following questions:
Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
How many years of people management experience do you have?