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General Paediatrician to join the Women, Child and Youth Health Service at Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB).

  • Fixed-term (0.7FTE) position - until 15 March 2020

  • Put your paediatric skills to work making a difference

  • Close proximity to walking, biking tracks and beautiful beaches in sunny Nelson

    About the role

    We are looking for a suitably qualified General Paediatrician to join the Women, Child and Youth Health Service at Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB). This fixed-term (until 15 March 2020) position, working 56 hours/ fortnight (0.7FTE), is based at Nelson Hospital - located at the top of the South Island. The on-call after hours roster is shared equally on a 1:6 rota, and acute admissions to the inpatient areas are managed by a single Paediatrician during work hours on a 'week on take' basis.

    Working at Nelson Hospital you will join a dynamic and dedicated team of experienced of five other General Paediatricians providing general paediatric and specialist care, for a population of about 105,000, including neonatal, general, ambulatory, developmental and community paediatrics. The child health team works closely with the maternity team who manage 1200 deliveries per annum. We have close links with the community based Early Years Child Development Service and our paediatric outreach service visits children in their homes. Our busy paediatric outpatient department (with four clinic rooms) sits adjacent to our modern in-patient facilities. For very sick and exceedingly specialised and complex children, we have excellent ties to tertiary units in Wellington (NICU), Auckland and Christchurch.

    About you

    Are you a Paediatrician who is first and foremost a generalist, with the skills and energy to contribute to further developing the service to children and families? Do you use innovative and creative approaches to making a difference?

    The successful candidate will stand out in terms of their ability, personality and skills to complement and extend the current district-wide team of nine Paediatricians, in order to enhance the scope and quality of service across the district.

    Qualifications required upon taking up the position:

  • FRACP or equivalent

  • Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand

  • Certified Neonatal Life Support training is desirable and APLS essential

  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate (or eligible to obtain)

    The successful candidate will stand out in terms of their ability, personality and skills to complement and extend the current district-wide team of Paediatricians, in order to enhance the scope and quality of service across the district.

    What we offer

    In this role you have a real opportunity to apply your paediatric skills to making a real difference to peoples lives. At Nelson Marlborough Health we do great work and we need a team to help us deliver. The position offers excellent working conditions, a relocation package and flexibility of commencement date.

    How to apply

    For role specific information please contact Donna Addidle, Service Manager Women Child and Youth, on donna.addidle@nmdhb.govt.nz

    For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 5461274.

    Keen to apply now, it’s easy.
    Link to apply is https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Specialist-Paediatrician/Nelson/14172

  • N18-501.

    Applications close Monday, 21 January 2019 (unless filled prior).

     

Community Paediatrician – Northland – 0.8 FTE

Northland DHB has an exciting opportunity to expand its Community Paediatric service. This position will further enhance a highly supportive and innovative team of ten Paediatricians (8 FTE), two fellow positions, 2 registrars, and 8 senior house officers.

This position will be part of a general paediatric acute and outpatient service encompassing .8 FTE (average of 4 days per week with regular rostered week days off) and a 1:9 acute on call commitment.

The candidate will join a well-established community child health service working innovatively to integrate child and youth health portfolios across the community.  The position includes commitments to the Gateway service, Violence Intervention program and the Children’s team.

The ideal candidate will be dually trained or have a proven track record in both General Paediatrics and Chapter of Community Child Health. All applicants must have RACP (Paeds, hold vocational registration in Paediatrics. Excellent acute paediatric and neonatal skills, communication and relationship building skills are a must.

Northland offers a balanced lifestyle, a glorious scenic coast line and a range of recreational activities.

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 4304101ext 60484, Email: Tania.Vaile@northlanddhb.org.nz or visit our website at http://www.northlanddhb.org.nz/Careers/Vacancies.aspx

 

Vacancy No: MD18-024

Closes: 10 February 2019