Consultant Paediatrician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki, Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Taranaki Base Hospital, TDHB, New Plymouth
Temporary, Part time, 0.5 FTE
From 1 January 2023 – 31 December 2023.
We are seeking to appoint a Consultant General Paediatrician with specialist qualifications to join our Child Health team. Skills and experience that are desirable include experience working on call as a general paediatrician with experience in Community and Developmental Paediatrics within New Zealand.
You will work 24 ordinary hours and will be required for on call duties on an average of 3.25 call back hours per week, on approximately a 1:8 on call roster. This is a hospital-based position with patient care responsibilities in general paediatrics, neonates, outpatients, and teaching of junior medical staff and medical students. You will;
- Be part of a team of 10 Consultants with 4 Registrars and 4 House Officers.
- Have responsibility for in-patient care and outpatient clinics.
- Work in a friendly environment with a collegial and supportive team.
- Have an interest in teaching and supervising junior medical staff.
At our outpatient clinics we see a total of 4500 patients per year. We have a paediatric inpatient service with 18 beds, as well as a Level 2+ neonatal unit with 8 beds.
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The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.
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For enquiries specific to this position contact, Dr. Richard Smiley, Head of Department and Consultant Paediatrician; Richard.Smiley@tdhb.org.nz
Closing date for applications is 19 October 2022.
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Part time|
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