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General Paediatrician with Community Focus - 1 position available – Northland

Employer Northland DHB
Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Paediatrics
Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Northland DHB Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Paediatrics Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

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. This position will enhance an already innovative team of Paediatricians.

The successful candidate would join the team of 10 SMO's making up, 8 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. 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 and enquiries should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: (09) 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website:

Qualifications required

All applicants must have RACP (Paeds) and hold vocational registration in Paediatrics.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Tania Vaile
Position Recruitment Officer
Phone (09) 430 4101 ext 60484
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