Consultant (Specialist) Paediatric Anaesthetist, Starship Children's Hospital at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Starship Child Health!
We have a wonderful opportunity to join New Zealand’s premier tertiary children’s hospital as a permanent (substantive) Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist
- Work with the leading provider of child health care in New Zealand
- Great relocation package provided
- Expected commencement 2024 - 2025
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Starship Children’s Health (Auckland), the leading provider of child health care in New Zealand and the South Pacific has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time Paediatric Anaesthetist starting 2024 – 2025 due to planned retirement. An exact start date, including earlier, is flexible and negotiable with the successful candidate.
This role is for a specialist paediatric anaesthetist wanting to contribute clinically to care across the full spectrum of surgical disciplines in children, excluding paediatric cardiac surgery. In addition we have a busy out-of-theatre workload including radiology, interventional procedures, and radiotherapy whilst also delivering day case surgery to our local community on a separate site. This workload is increasingly supported by a pre-assessment service and dedicated acute pain team. Specific time is provided within the role to support non-clinical activities, and members of the team are active locally, nationally, and internationally in teaching, education, quality improvement and research.
The Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine is responsible for the management of approximately 11,000 cases per year through 7 operating rooms at Starship Children’s Hospital plus additional operating room sessions at a separate day surgery facility, Greenlane Surgical Unit (GSU). A further 1,500 patients are anaesthetised for procedures outside the Operating Rooms which include MRI, CT, Cardiac Investigations, radiotherapy and other radiology procedures at various locations at Starship Children’s hospital and Auckland City Hospital.
A successful applicant would join a team of 25 Consultants, 4 Fellows and 7 Registrars at the leading provider of tertiary paediatric care for New Zealand and the South Pacific. Our team incorporates a dedicated Acute and Chronic Pain service and includes subspecialty teams for Cardiac and Transplantation Anaesthesia. In addition, we provide secondary level paediatric care for our local population.
For further details, please refer to the Position Description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful, you must be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand and be vocationally registered, or eligible for such registration (Vocational/Locum Tenens). Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand. Preference will be given to New Zealand Citizens and New Zealand residents as per New Zealand employment requirements, though overseas candidates are welcome to apply.
If you are an overseas applicant and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to provide EPIC source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz
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Other requirements for the role include:
- FANZCA (or equivalent)
- Two years post Fellowship training in Paediatric Anaesthesia
- Ability to provide on-call cover across the full range of Paediatric Anaesthesia
For more information about the role please contact Dr Dean Frear, Service Clinical Director - Paediatric Anesthesia, DFrear@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
Te Toka Tumai | Starship Child Health is the leading provider of child health care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. Starship is part of Te whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in child health care.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland. For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role in your covering letter and CV quoting job reference ADHB17029.
To view details about our recruitment process, click here.
To apply please click 'apply now' below. If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Honey Pillai, Recruitment Consultant at HPillai@adhb.govt.nz
Advertising Closes: 26 April 2023 (11.59 PM, New Zealand standard time).
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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