Published: June 4, 2024

Consultant Otolaryngologist (TAR05474)

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand | Taranaki, New Zealand

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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 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.

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
  • 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 seeking an Otolaryngologist to join our expanding department providing ORL care to the Taranaki community on a part or full time basis, as well as participation on the on call roster. There are excellent opportunities to develop a private practice in the community to make the role full time if desired.

Moū - About you

Are you a qualified Health Professional who can practise in New Zealand who would embrace an 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 applicant should have comprehensive training in General Otolaryngology and should have the FRACS with vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. However, we are keen to consider candidates that are currently in training posts seeking employment within twelve months.

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.

To Apply, visit and click ‘Apply Now’

Closing date for applications is Sunday 9 June 2024, however if we make an appointment before this date we will close the vacancy.