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Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

About the Role

An opportunity exists for an Orthopaedic Surgeon to join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand - Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty. 

The position is based at Whakatāne, with a commitment to supporting services across the Bay of Plenty. 

Due to growth, we are looking for a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon who has an interest in hip and knee arthroplasty surgery to support the current team providing this service. The successful candidate will also participate in the acute roster, providing acute care Monday to Friday 0800-1700, and will also participate in the afterhours call roster. 

We are searching for a new team member that is enthusiastic about providing care for all age groups, if this is you, we would like to hear from you – come and join our Orthopaedic Surgery team working in the Bay of Plenty serving a population of 260,000. 

The successful applicant must hold qualifications that meet the criteria for vocational registration or eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

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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