Consultant General Paediatrician 

Tauranga Hospital is pleased to offer a permanent Consultant Paediatrician post, commencing March 2022.  The position is for a full time General Paediatrician in a secondary centre.  Applications are invited from consultant Paediatricians, and Advanced Trainees in General Paediatrics in their final year of training.

The post involves an equal share of the on-call roster, covering General Paediatrics and SCBU level 2 neonates.  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.

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

Tauranga Hospital covers a population of over 150,000 with the total population covered by the DHB being over 230,000.

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. 

Our department takes great pride in our collegial and supportive work environment.

Applicants should hold FRACP in General Paediatrics. A subspecialty interest is desirable but not essential. It would be an ideal post for a junior consultant to gain valuable experience in a busy but enthusiastic and supportive department.

All applications are to be made online – if you wish to discuss the position please contact Dr Justin Wilde, Medical Leader Paediatrics on 021 227 3338

Our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do.  We are looking for someone who demonstrates, exudes and embeds behaviours consistent with our Manaakitanga values as well as the above skills and experience. 

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

All applications are to be made online. 

Job Details

Reference 005001329
Location Tauranga
Work Type Permanent Full Time
Closing Date 31/10/2021