About the Job

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This is a unique opportunity suited to those who have completed Core Training ( ST3-ST8) with experience in NICU and/ or PICU. You will be based at Waikato hospital, Hamilton and enjoy a mix of  Teaching, Research and Clinical work.

  • City lifestyle, just 90 minutes south of Auckland
  • Tertiary referral centre and large teaching hospital (600 bed)
  • Enjoy restaurants and cafes, arts and culture, major sporting events
  • Affordable housing market and excellent schooling options
  • Easy access to the rest of the North Island, beautiful beaches, national parks, lakes and mountains

The Role

As an advanced fellow, you will report to the NICU Clinical Director,  and, where appropriate, the Admitting consultant for the supervision of admission and discharges.  This is a varied role where you will participate in the NICU duty roster, undertake teaching duties for post-graduate staff, including nurses and junior doctors.  In addition, you will also undertake teaching duties at the request of academic for medical, nursing and midwifery students.  The research aspect will allow you to undertake specific project both multi-centre and local in collaboration with other staff in the unit.  Due to the nature of this role, you will also liaise with GP’s, Regional Level 2 Neonatal Services, and National Level 3 Neonatal Services, Lead Maternity Carers,  primary health providers and the primary birthing unit.

The Location

Situated right on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is the 4th largest city in NZ and it continues to expand. Key to this growth is its central location, easy access to other parts of the country and its affordability.

Auckland is only a 90 minute drive north and Tauranga is just over an 1hr to the east.  The west coast and east coast beaches are within easy reach at weekends from Raglan, Mount Maunganui, Waihi Beach and of course, the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. And don't forget the 18 tranquil lakes towards Rotorua, also just 1hr 30mins away. 

Enjoy the premier ski fields during ski season at Turangi and Whakapapa. Nearby Lake Karapiro hosts national rowing and dragonboat regattas each summer. The FMG Stadium Waikato hosts a range of top quality sports from rugby league, rugby sevens and football. Seddon Park is home to cricket in the Waikato, with large cricket events in the summer (the Blackcaps taking on visiting international teams). It's also not far to drive to Hobbiton, which is a great place to take the family for a day out.

  • Enjoy an urban or semi-rural lifestyle - whatever suits your family best
  • Buoyant property market and a wide range of schools to choose from
  • University city, diverse mix of arts and culture, cafes, bars and restaurants

Find out more about the lifestyle in Hamilton here

What Head Medical can do for you

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.  Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Sharon today.

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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