Paediatrician Coastal City North Island

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  • Sector:

    Physician, Paediatrician

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  • Salary:

    $190,000 - 270,000

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    March 2022

  • an excellent new role for an experienced or newly qualified paediatrician
  • permanent full time contract starting March 2022
  • competitive salary and benefits


Role Details

A permanent full-time role in a wonderful and most popular area of New Zealand, this post is based in a 250 bed general hospital and starts in March 2022.

The hospital provides secondary paediatric services for the city and surrounding region, supported by a further smaller general hospital 90 minutes drive eastwards. It covers a population of roughly 150,000.

There are currently 12 Paediatricians and 2 fellows on the Consultant call roster.  There are always 2 Senior staff on call, so you will be well supported, with an average call frequency of around 1 in 7.  Outpatient responsibilities include 2.5 clinics per week when not on call.

Facilities include a 23 bed inpatient ward, and 12 bed SCBU.  Junior staffing cover is provided by 8 Junior Registrars, and 4 SHO’s.

The city boasts some of New Zealand’s best Beaches, an unsurpassed coastal lifestyle, and easy access to the Coromandel peninsula, the Lakes district and the Central Volcanic Plateau.


Key Duties

  • To provide efficient high-quality inpatient and outpatient services to the Paediatric community
  • To assume an equal share of the on-call roster, covering General Paediatrics and SCBU level 2 neonates. 
  • To contribute to the education, supervision, mentoring and feedback for junior medical staff



  • FRACP in General Paediatrics, or equivalent qualification
  • A subspecialty interest is desirable but not essential.
  • Eligibility for vocational registration in paediatrics with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Three professional referees



  • Competitive salary NZ$ 200,000 – 300,000 pa
  • Reimbursement of medical practice costs
  • CME and study leave
  • 6 weeks paid annual vacation


Applications and Further Information:

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV for immediate consideration, along with details of three professional referees.