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Location - New Plymouth, Taranaki  


Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.

We are looking for people that share our vision by providing the best care for our people and our community. We have a responsibility to see the whole picture, the whole community, in terms of health and to support everyone working in Taranaki to do the best job they can in a world of constant change.

A place like no other

Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day.  For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. 

About us

At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki we are committed to recognising the value our people bring to our organisation within a supportive team of healthcare professionals that provide comprehensive care to our patients.

We believe having workforce that is diverse and inclusive, we are a pro-equity Health Organisation and this means that we will be better positioned to understand and serve our community.

When you choose to work with us, we will offer you:

· A comprehensive orientation and induction to our organisation and your department

· Access to clinical training and education

· Up to date facilities

· Project Maunga - our New Facilities currently under construction

· Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams

· Professional development

About the role

We are looking for a Consultant General Surgeon who is interested in working in Taranaki to improve, promote, protect and care for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.  The successful candidate will join a team of six and will take part in a 1:6 on call roster with registrar and house surgeon support.

About you

Are you a qualified Health Professional who can practise in New Zealand who would embrace an exciting opportunity in a beautiful province with fantastic work life balance?

Do you share in our vision, our values and will ensure our patients feel supported and cared for throughout their journey with us?

The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience and training in General Surgery and must have the FRACS with vocational registration or equivalent qualifications.  The department has a strong track record with audit and you will be expected to participate and contribute to the department’s activities including advanced trainee registrar teaching, supervision of house surgeons, audit and medical student teaching.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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