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Consultant Paediatrician, Tauranga Hospital, Bay of Plenty District Health Board, 0.8FTE (32 hours per week)

Tauranga is expanding its Paediatric and Child Health service and is looking for a new Paediatrician to join our team. Applications are invited from General Paediatricians. Applicants should hold FRACP or equivalent. Additional training in Community Paediatrics would be an advantage. Applicants are also invited from candidates with other subspecialty interests. It would be an ideal post for a junior consultant in an enthusiastic and supportive department. We would also welcome applications from final year Trainees completing their FRACP.

Outpatient responsibilities include two clinics per week. Candidates would be expected to do an equal share of the acute on-call roster, covering General Paediatrics and SCBU level 2 neonates. There are currently ten Paediatricians and two Fellows on the Consultant call roster.  There are always two Senior Paediatric staff on call. Junior staffing cover is provided by nine Junior Registrars, and four SHO’s.

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

If you wish to discuss this position please contact Dr Vivienne Hobbs, Head of Department on 021 289 7098 or Dr Justin Wilde, Medical Leader on 021 227 3338.

Please click here to view position description. 

Applications close on the 10th August 2020 and can be sent through to recruitment@bopdhb.govt.nz