2023 | Senior House officer Paediatrics Tauranga

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    Physician, Paediatrician

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    00 44 203 409 5597

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    28 days ago

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We are looking for  committed, enthusiastic and dynamic Senior House Officers in Paediatrics to work in a 360 bed hospital in a stunning fast growing city of New Zealand's North Island. No previous experience in paediatrics is required and the roles suit candidates looking to start a career in Paediatrics, as well as those interested in gaining Paediatric experience relevant to General Practice.

The Paediatric Department consists of 22 bed General Paediatric ward, a 4 bed day stay unit, and a 12 bed level 2 SCBU employing of 12 SMOs and 2 Fellows on the consultant roster,  and 8 Registrar’s on the Registrar roster.

There are four Paediatric Senior House Officer positions, accredited for Basic training in Paediatrics by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

SHOs work day shifts, long days and weekends, but no night shifts and are on duty with a Registrar at all times.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand experience in managing a wide range of Acute and elective Paediatric presentations, in both General Paediatrics and Neonatology.

Closing date for applications
Designated SHO: Monday 13 June 2022 
Offers made on
Designated SHO: Monday 22 August 2022 
Acceptances by
Designated SHO: Monday 29 August 2022

Skill and Qualifications Required

  • Applicants must hold or be eligible for general registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and this can be obtained by physicians working in one of the countries with comparable healthcare systems including UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia, Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Greece Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Israel, Belgium.
  • Must have completed PGY2.

  • Salary paid monthly, according to national RMO framework
  • Registration expenses paid
  • No national insurance
  • Excellent CME and clinical instruction

Applications and Further Information:

All applications should include:  
  • Up-to-date CV
  • 3 x referee details (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor).