Public Health Medicine Registrar Taranaki Public Health Unit, New Plymouth

The Taranaki District Health Board has a vacancy for a fulltime public health medicine registrar from 1 July 2018 for 12 months.

The registrar will be sited at the Public Health Unit in New Plymouth but may at times be required to carry out project work in different locations such as the DHB Planning and Funding Department, the DHB Maori Health Department, Primary Health Organisation, Territorial Local Authority, community settings, or an Iwi Authority.

This job will suit an advanced trainee who communicates well, thinks outside the square, is passionate about eliminating health disparities, can work across agency boundaries with stakeholders communities and people, and wants to make a difference. 

Our primary goal as a Public Health Unit is to be acknowledged as a champion of health equity in Taranaki who is not afraid to tackle those complex public health problems that require new ways of working and problem solving.  To find out more about our plan for the next five years click here.

Come and live in the region that has just been named the world's second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! 

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.

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.

For further information in relation to the position, please contact Dr Jonathan Jarman at  

Click here to view the job description.

Applications close on 1 December 2017.