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Counties Manukau Health - CMH05288 - Consultant Paediatrician (Fixed term, full time) Women & Child Health, CM Health

Kidz First Children’s Hospital and Community Health have an exciting opportunity for a locum Consultant Paediatrician to join our experienced and energetic team from 1 August 2019 till 31 December 2020. 

The primary purpose of this position is to provide specialist paediatric medical assessment and ongoing management where required for children and young people across our Acute, Inpatient and Ambulatory settings.

Part-time (minimum of 0.5 FTE) or full-time options are available with a requirement for participating in the general paediatrics after-hours roster.

Counties Manukau Health is a dynamic and progressive organisation working with New Zealand's most culturally diverse population with high health needs. At Kidz First Children’s Hospital and Community Health, secondary acute care is provided in emergency and inpatient settings, while a comprehensive range of outpatient/ambulatory care is delivered at the Manukau SuperClinic and other community based facilities.

The suitable candidate will be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.  Paediatric vocational scope of practice is preferable, however candidates with expectation of achieving Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians within 12 months will also be considered. A proven ability or competence in working with Maaori, Pacific and culturally diverse population is preferred.

Applications can be made online at

For more information please contact Amy Varcoe in the Recruitment Centre on 09 2593640 or contact Dr Wendy Walker, Clinical Director Kidz First on 09 276 00 44 ext 7010.

Applications Close: Friday 3 May 2019          

Job Number: CMH05288 

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us.  We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.  To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve.  We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.  Our values are  Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga,  Together –Kotahitanga,  Excellent- Rangatiratanga.   If these are your values too, then join us today. 

Joint Clinical - Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Paediatrics and Child Health


The Dunedin School of Medicine, in association with the Southern District Health Board, seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor specialising in General Paediatrics (+/- additional subspecialty training). This position provides an excellent opportunity for a clinical academic to establish themselves in one of the leading medical schools in Australasia.

The appointee will provide leadership in teaching and research in the field of Paediatrics/Child Health while supporting an effective and efficient service for children's heath patients in the Otago and Southland regions. There are opportunities for wide collaboration with researchers in the University's well regarded medical and biomedical science departments.

In addition to holding the position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at the University of Otago, the appointee will concurrently hold a position as Consultant General Paediatrician at the Southern District Health Board. This is a joint University/Hospital position and will be held as single contract with the University. The two separate roles equal the equivalent of one full-time position.

Academic Component - 0.5 FTE

The successful applicant will be based in the Paediatrics Section of the Department of Women's and Children's Health, Dunedin School of Medicine and appointed to the position of Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor on academic achievement, skills and experience. The appointee will have academic qualifications and prior experience in teaching and research, and will be responsible for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. While not essential, a PhD or related qualification would be ideal. There will be significant opportunity for clinical and/or basic/laboratory research.

Clinical Component - 0.5 FTE

The Dunedin Hospital has 388 beds and provides care for a population of approximately 325,000 spread over a large area of the lower South Island of New Zealand. The successful applicant will participate in a shared roster and an after-hours on-call roster; clinical duties and patient care will form 50% of weekly duties. Alongside an enthusiastic group of colleagues, the appointee will provide support on the Children's Ward, outpatient clinics, as well as supervision of junior medical staff, which includes a full complement of Registrar level paediatric trainees (both basic and advanced) and house officers.

General Paediatric practice in Dunedin is varied, stimulating, and lends itself to development or maintenance of a sub speciality interest of specialisation. Sub specialities of Endocrinology, Genetics, Neonatology, Community and Behavioural paediatrics are currently provided by members of the team.

Additional payment is made for clinical duties outside of regular hours, in negotiation with the Southern District Health Board. The successful candidate must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Further Details

The University of Otago is well-known for its collegiality and, combined with living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance. The Dunedin campus is ranked as one of the top 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art and Literature to outdoor activities.


Applications quoting reference number 1900872 will close on Sunday, 12 May 2019.


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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.