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Specialist Paediatrician - NZ

A position is available for a suitably qualified Community and General Paediatrician to join the Woman, Child and Family service at this Health District. 

Based in a newly completed Hospital, you will join a dynamic team of clinical staff covering ambulatory, developmental and community paediatrics acute and general services, level 2 neonatal service; local Child Development and superb linkages to Tertiary services.

The ED, Paediatric Ward with excellent rooms are adjacent to ICU radiology and theatres and are surrounded by a central courtyard. The ward meeting room has Telepaediatrics links and an MRI is proposed and new CT installed.

This hospital seeks a Paediatrician with the skills, energy, innovation and adaptability to make a difference.  This hospital teaches medical students from Auckland and Otago universities and supervises other post graduates. The clinical staff from the department participate in many weekly CPD activities, resuscitation scenarios, Xray, Challenging cases & Study evenings.

There will be opportunity for the development of special interest areas and clinics for the successful candidate. Current Consultant research and audit includes Hepatitis B, Asthma, Oncology and Acute Rheumatic fever. Telepaediatric links to distant clinics began 2013 and it is expected the successful applicant shares in the afterhours on call roster, averaging a 1:4 commitment. 

Consideration will be given to full time and part time applicants.  The commencement date is to be confirmed by mutual agreement.  

Applicants for this position will be registered or eligible for registration within a vocational scope of practice, as determined by the Medical Council of New Zealand. DSAC training is desirable and APLS essential.

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