16 December 2021 • College News

Public Health Medicine Specialist/Medical Officer

Taranaki District Health Board – Public Health Medicine Specialist/Medical Officer
Vacancy No: TAR03732
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth

Up to 1.0 FTE

Permanent Position 

At Taranaki DHB, our values of partnership, courage, empowerment, people matter, and safety are at the centre of everything we do. We are looking for someone who demonstrates behaviours consistent with our values as well as the above skills and experience.

Taranaki Public Health Unit is seeking a Medical Officer of Health for the Taranaki Region to join the Public Health team.  We are seeking applicants who hold vocational registration for the scope of Public Health Medicine Specialist and meet the requirements for designation as a Medical Officer of Health.

You will be responsible for:

  • providing public health advice and medical officer of health functions associated with the Public Health Unit
  • COVID19 response management and planning
  • Supporting better health outcomes for the Taranaki population   

To view the position description click here.

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path.  The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. Click on this link for information about living and working in Taranaki: Home » Taranaki, New Zealand       

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,200 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to perform this crucial role please contact  General Manager Planning, Funding and Population Health

Applications close on 11th January 2022 however if we make an appointment prior to the date we will close the vacancy early.