Our client seeks to hire a Consultant Paediatrician for a permanent role 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 candidate should possess a broad range of General Paediatric skills including strengths in Emergency Paediatrics, Neonatology, with DSAC/MEDSAC/Gateway experience. Subspecialty interests would be encouraged; in particular rheumatology, cardiology and the management of neurodevelopmental conditions.
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.