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General Paediatrician - Waikato Hospital

Specialist Paediatric Medicine

Job Number: WAI21279

Full time 1 FTE, permanent (may be negotiable)

The retirement of one of our team members opens a fantastic opportunity to work in General & Subspecialty Paediatrics here at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton.

We are seeking a general paediatrician to join our dedicated team of paediatricians who are committed to providing excellent service to the children in the Waikato. The position includes participation in the on call roster and general paediatric outpatient clinics. Experience in the management of children with diabetes is highly desirable though training could be provided to develop this skill in the successful applicant.

As a service our highest priorities include excellence of paediatric care, optimal team-based working, and commitment to equity-based service delivery.

Why us:

Waikato District Health Board provides care to 400,000 people, including a growing population of 82,000 children under the age of 15. This gives us the critical mass to be able to pursue subspecialty interests whilst still maintaining a breadth of general paediatric experience. Our paediatric medical team of 17 Paediatricians & 18 basic & advanced trainees is the foundation of a multidisciplinary paediatric unit including a child development & protection service, paediatric surgery and a level 3 neonatal intensive care unit. We maintain a close working relationship with the RACP & NZ Paediatric Society.

We have a strong emphasis & excellent reputation in teaching & training, both of undergraduate medical students & paediatric trainees, and are committed to the ongoing growth and development of our specialists. Those with research interests enjoy on campus support from the University of Auckland’s Waikato Clinical School & the DHB’s Clinical Audit Support Unit.

Why Waikato:

Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve. Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.

Your application:

To apply for this position, you must hold or be eligible to apply for a vocational scope of practice in Paediatrics with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Please click on the link to review the position description and apply directly online.

http://adhbrac.taleo.net/careersection/.wai_ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=wai21279

If you would like more information, please do get in touch with Dr Deepika Singh – Head of Department ([email protected]) and Dr Dave Graham - Clinical Unit Leader ([email protected]).

If you are an enthusiastic paediatrician committed to team-based patient-centred care who also wants to enjoy the benefits of a good lifestyle, we look forward to hearing from you.

Values:

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

• Give and earn respect - Whakamana

• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

• Fair play – Mauri Pai

• Growing the good – Whakapakari

• Stronger together – Kotahitanga

EOI for membership on the Newborn National Clinical Network - Discharge Planning

The New Zealand Child and Youth Clinical Networks (NZCYCN) are keen to receive applications to join the Newborn Clinical Reference Group (CRG) of the Newborn Clinical Network.

We are looking for health care professionals who have experience in discharge planning and / or home care. We have a focus on strengthening our equity lens so experience working within Māori and Pacific communities would be valued. If you are interested in being a member of a group that provides national quality improvement for pēpi and their whānau please express your interest by email.

The aim of all the CRGs is to improve outcomes for pēpi, tamariki, rangatahi in the context of their whānau. Further information on the program can be accessed via the NZCYCN’s website: www.starship.org.nz/health-professionals/child-youth-clinical-networks/

How do Networks work?

Clinical Networks receive funding and administrative support to work collaboratively to improve the delivery of services to whānau in a range of settings. Work plans are developed by the CRG then approved by the NZCYCN Governance Group with deliverables that have timeframes. This may include practice guidelines, whānau information, education for health professionals and a range of other activities that are based on best evidence. CRG’s include a multi-disciplinary team of people across a range of health settings; primary, secondary, and tertiary and across a geographical range in Aotearoa New Zealand.

How often does the CRG meet?

The Clinical Reference Group meets approximately 4 times per year. This usually includes three short meetings by Zoom and one Face-to-Face day meeting; usually either in Wellington or Auckland.

The Terms of Reference (TOR) provide an overview of governance and the responsibilities of the functions expected from the CRG. Please contact the Administrator for a copy of the TOR.

We recommend you discuss submitting your application with your manager so that you receive time to attend the Face-to-Face meetings. All transport costs and expenses associated with travel are funded.

Term of appointment

The term of the appointment currently is to the end of June 2023, as this aligns with our contract with the Ministry of Health.

Timeline

All expressions of interest to be received by the NZCYCN Support Administrator Natalie Trew by 5pm Wednesday 25th May 2022. If you have the experience we are looking for we invite you to send an email or an attached letter with a brief summary of the skills, experience and qualifications you would bring to this role in the Newborn CRG and attach a CV.

Please address your email application to Natalie Trew, NZCYCN Support Administrator: [email protected] and include your phone number.

EOI for membership on the Newborn National Clinical Network - Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner

The New Zealand Child and Youth Clinical Networks (NZCYCN) are keen to receive applications to join the Newborn Clinical Reference Group (CRG) of the Newborn Clinical Network. We are looking for health care professionals who are currently working as a Nurse Specialist / Nurse Practitioner in Newborn Care / Neonatology.

We have a focus on strengthening our equity lens so experience working within Māori and Pacific communities would be valued. If you are interested in being a member of a group that provides national quality improvement for pēpi and their whānau please express your interest by email.

The aim of all the CRGs is to improve outcomes for pēpi, tamariki, rangatahi in the context of their whanau. Further information on the program can be accessed via the NZCYCN’s website: www.starship.org.nz/health-professionals/child-youth-clinical-networks/

How do Networks work?

Clinical Networks receive funding and administrative support to work collaboratively to improve the delivery of services to whānau in a range of settings. Work plans are developed by the CRG then approved by the NZCYCN Governance Group with deliverables that have timeframes. This may include practice guidelines, whānau information, education for health professionals and a range of other activities that are based on best evidence. CRG’s include a multi-disciplinary team of people across a range of health settings; primary, secondary, and tertiary and across a geographical range in Aotearoa New Zealand.

How often does the CRG meet?

The Clinical Reference Group meets approximately 4 times per year. This usually includes three short meetings by Zoom and one Face-to-Face day meeting; usually either in Wellington or Auckland.

The Terms of Reference (TOR) provide an overview of governance and the responsibilities of the functions expected from the CRG. Please email the Administrator for a copy of the TOR.

We recommend you discuss submitting your application with your manager so that you receive time to attend the Face-to-Face meetings. All transport costs and expenses associated with travel are funded.

Term of appointment

The term of the appointment currently is to the end of June 2023, as this aligns with our contract with the Ministry of Health.

Timeline

All expressions of interest to be received by the NZCYCN Support Administrator Natalie Trew by 5pm Wednesday 25th May 2022. If you have the experience we are looking for we invite you to send an email or an attached letter with a brief summary of the skills, experience and qualifications you would bring to this role in the Newborn CRG and attach a CV. Please address your email application to Natalie Trew, NZCYCN Support Administrator [email protected] and include your phone number.

EOI for membership on the Diabetes National Clinical Network Reference Group

The New Zealand Child and Youth Clinical Networks (NZCYCN) are keen to receive applications from people who have been or are currently a consumer of Diabetes services for tamariki/rangatahi within New Zealand, to join the Clinical Reference Group (CRG) of the Diabetes Clinical Network.

We have a focus on strengthening our equity lens. Therefore, we will prioritise applicants who identify with Māori and Pacific communities. If you are interested in being a member of a group that provides national quality improvement for tamariki with Diabetes please send us an email with your interest.

The aim of all the CN’s is to improve outcomes for tamariki, rangatahi in the context of their whānau. Further information on the programme can be accessed via the NZCYCN’s website: https://www.starship.org.nz/health-professionals/child-youth-clinical-networks/

How do Networks work?

Clinical Networks receive funding and administrative support to work collaboratively to improve the delivery of services to whānau in a range of settings. Work plans are developed by the Clinical Reference Group (CRG). These are approved by the NZCYCN Governance Group with deliverables that have timeframes. This may include practice guidelines, whānau information, education for health professionals and a range of other activities that are based on best evidence. CRG’s include a multi-disciplinary team of people across a range of health settings; primary, secondary, and tertiary and across a geographical range in Aotearoa New Zealand.

How often does the CRG meet?

The Clinical Reference Group meets approximately 4 times per year. This usually includes three short meetings by Zoom and one Face-to-Face day meeting: usually in Wellington or Auckland. All transport costs and expenses associated with travel are funded.

The Terms of Reference (TOR) for the CN provide an overview of governance and the responsibilities of the functions expected from the CRG. Please request this TOR document from the Administrator - [email protected]

Term of appointment

The term of the appointment currently is to the end of June 2023, as this aligns with our contract with the Ministry of Health.

Timeline

All expressions of interest to be received by the NZCYCN Support Administrator Natalie Trew by 5pm 25th May 2022.

If you have the experience we are looking for we invite you to send in an application by email including a cover letter with a brief summary of the, experience you would bring to this role and a CV. In particular we are interested to understand the strengths you consider you will bring to an Diabetes Network.

Please address your email application to Natalie Trew, NZCYCN Support Administrator: [email protected] and include your phone number.