Our client seeks to hire a Consultant Paediatrician for a permanent role in Community Paediatrics, part time or full time. The successful candidate will join a team lead by 7 consultant paediatricians fully engaged in the provision of services including:
The Paediatric Department is based in a regional hospital in the North Island of New Zealand. The hospital has 246 beds and is the referral centre for 3 small hospitals situated within the region which has a population of 160,000 spread over a large area. The area is famous for its beautiful beaches and large game fishing. Facilities include 24/7 ER seeing 48,000 patients yearly, 25% children.
The hospital is 2and 1/2 hours drive from Auckland, the closest tertiary referral centre. The area offers excellent comfortable living standards and a good range of public and private schools.
The ideal candidate will be Chapter of Community Child Health trained, and ideally dual trained in general paediatrics. .