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Consultant or Medical Officer - Minor Operations

Part time
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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora Taranaki

Taranaki Whanui He Rohe Oranga - Taranaki Together, A Healthy Community

Te Kaupapa – Mission

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.

Taranaki  - 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. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.

E pā ana ki a tatou - 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, Have a look at

Project Maunga - our New Facilities currently under construction check this out on our website

Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams

Professional development

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We are looking for a Medical Specialist (SMO) or Medical Officer (MOSS) to work in Minor Procedures, who is interested in working in Taranaki to improve, promote, protect and care for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.

The role is for 6 months fixed term, working 4 hours of patient contact per week in clinic, plus non-clinical time (0.16FTE total).

Please click here to view the position description

Moū - 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.

We would love to hear from you! -  Join us!

If you would like further information or if you have any questions, please contact in confidence, Janette Thompson, Recruitment Talent Advisor via email and indicate the job title in the subject line.

If you want to make an application, click on "Apply Online" from within this page.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 26 November 2023 however if we make an appointment before this date, we will close the vacancy.   

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together, we will succeed