Consultant Neonatologist (fixed term)

Specialty: Paediatrics

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: Full time

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in Paediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal medicine) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:  Wellington Regional Hospital

Service:    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Contract:  Full time, fixed term (now – September 2025)

Salary:      As per ASMS SECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Wellington Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is looking for a fixed term Neonatologist to join the team until September 2025.

We are one of the biggest NICUs in NZ, with a fantastic, multidisciplinary team who value collaboration in a friendly, fun and supportive environment.

Wellington NICU is a 40 cot unit, with close to 1000 admissions per year, providing intensive care for medical and surgical infants from central New Zealand. We run a busy neonatal retrieval service, with the majority of transports via air.

We have a strong emphasis on practicing and contributing to international best practice. Huge value has always been placed on having the very best, modern equipment and resources. It certainly makes working here very satisfying!

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Our team thrives on collaboration across the disciplines. We work together to stay up to date with current practice with constant quality initiatives providing a dynamic and progressive work place. As a Neonatal Consultant at Wellington hospital, you would help to be part of this leadership group, bringing the team along with you.

At the heart of all we do, is the pēpi and their whānau. Bringing skills to complement our family centred philosophy will help you fit right in!

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in Paediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal medicine) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line. We will be reviewing applications as we receive them and continuing with the recruitment process. 

We are accepting recruitment agency’s applicants. Please submit an application online.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

To apply for this job please visit capitalhealth.careercentre.net.nz.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor

Email: sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz

Phone: (04) 806 2547