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Consultant Paediatrician - New Zealand

Salary DOE - Paediatrics - Medicine
Ref: 403 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Oct 2017

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.


  • Provision of in patient and out patient paediatric services including daily ward rounds, medical cover of patients during working hours and out of hours as per on call rota, referrals and provision of specialist opinion to other physicians, communication with GPs
  • Supervision and education of house officers and registrars
  • General Administrative duties as required
  • Research and Audit of service
  • CME - maintain current professional knowledge



  • Medical Degree awarded by a medical school recognised by WHO
  • Eligibility for License with Medical Council of New Zealand with vocational scope in Paediatrics
  • FRACP or equivalent
  • Experience of Neonatology, Emergency Medicine and General Paediatrics
  • Desirable skills - Rheumatology, Neurodevelopmental Disorder and Cardiology
  • Fluent English communication