It’s within easy driving distance of Hamilton city, Taupo and Taranaki, and is on the rail service between Auckland and Wellington.
Working and living in Taumarunui (external link) gives you variety, balance and puts you on the doorstep to a wonderful outdoor recreation playground (external link) .
Working in a rural hospital does not mean you are isolated. There are strong professional and educational links to Waikato Hospital, a 600-bed secondary/tertiary and teaching hospital about two and a half hours drive north in Hamilton city.
Check in our Vacancies web page for any current Waikato DHB jobs based at Taumarunui.
We work closely with community based, private and contracted health services.
Some quotes from our staff:
"We live in this quality country environment, but we’re not isolated."
"You build great relationships in and out of work."
"In a smaller community you have a depth of connection with people."
"You still have challenges for your professional skills, but it’s less stressful pressure all the time."
"We’ve got a strong team environment."