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Consultant Paediatrician 0.8 FTE Tauranga Hospital, Bay of Plenty DHB, New Zealand

An exciting opportunity to join the Paediatric team as consultant Paediatrician at Tauranga hospital is available. Tauranga is a rapidly growing major provincial city situated in the Western bay of plenty. The city boasts some of New Zealand’s best Beaches, an unsurpassed coastal lifestyle, and easy access to the Coromandel peninsula, the Lakes district and ski fields.

Tauranga is in the process of expanding its developmental service and is looking for a new Paediatrician to work alongside our existing community Paediatrician to help develop and grow the service. Applications are invited from candidates with specialist qualifications in community and child health, or from General Paediatricians with an interest in community or developmental  paediatrics. Applicants should hold FRACP or equivalent consultant qualification in Community and/or General Paediatrics. It would be an ideal post for a junior consultant to gain valuable experience in a very busy but enthusiastic and supportive department. We would also welcome applications from Trainees in their final year.

 We have a 23 bed inpatient ward, and 12 bed SCBU, serving around 40,000 children. Our department takes great pride in our collegial and supportive work environment.

Outpatient responsibilities include 2 clinics per week.

For Specialist applicants with FRACP in CCH call duties can be negotiated.  General Paediatric candidates would be expected to do an equal share of the on call roster, covering General Paediatrics and SCBU level 2 neonates. There are currently 10 Paediatricians and 2 Fellows on the Consultant call roster.  There are always 2 Senior Paediatric staff on call, so you will be well supported, with an average call frequency of around 1:6. Junior staffing cover is provided by 9 SHO’s or Junior Registrars, and the 2 Fellows.

Applicants interested in a one year fixed term contract would also be considered.

All applicants to apply online – if you wish to discuss this position please contact either

Dr Justin Wilde  0212273338 (HOD Paediatrics)

Dr Jeremy Armishaw  021473580 (Cluster Leader Women, Child and Family)

Vacancy closes 28th Feb 2020

General Paediatrician with a Community Focus – 1 position available – Northland, New Zealand

Northland District Health Board, New Zealand



Northland District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.  

1.0FTE (worked over an average of 4 days per week with regular rostered week days off), with 1:9 on call. 

Whangarei Child Health Services have an exciting opportunity to expand our focus on community engagement and child protection. These positions will enhance an already innovative team of Paediatricians. 

The successful candidates would join the team of 11 SMO's making up, 9 full time equivalent paediatricians, two advanced paediatric trainees / fellow position, 2 registrars, and 8 senior house officers. 

The successful candidates would join a well-established community paediatric service that includes: 

·         Child Protection & MEDSAC team. 

·         Violence Intervention Program. 

·         Gateway assessments team. 

·         Public Health team. 

·         A well-established Children's Team. 

·         Two other Community Paediatricians. 

We have an eager to be engaged Primary Health Organisation in addition to a fulfilling General and Rural Paediatric outpatient experience. 

The ideal candidates will be Chapter of Community Child Health trained, and ideally dual trained in general paediatrics. All applicants must have RACP (Paeds) and hold vocational registration in Paediatrics. Those with a proven track record in community child health would also be considered. Excellent current acute paediatric and neonatal skills are essential. 

The ideal candidate would have the skills to help us innovate and improve our service there would be scope to develop special interests, they would have excellent communication and relationship building skills. 

Northland DHB offers the opportunity to expand your skills in response to the challenges faces by the local community. A balanced lifestyle is supported by glorious scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. House pricing in realistic, road congestion minimal and car parking is always available, we even have an onsite gym and swimming pool. 

Vacancy No: MD19-051 

All applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers,
Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64  9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website: