About the Job

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  • New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital
  • Permanent, Full-time

Our Organisation

Auckland is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. The facility is part of the Te Whatu Ora|Te Toka Tumai Auckland, New Zealand’s largest tertiary healthcare provider.

At Te Whatu Ora|Te Toka Tumai Auckland we aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

The Opportunity

Applications are invited for a full-time Consultant Neonatologist. The Newborn Service is linked with both a large Fetal Medicine/Obstetric Unit.

The Hospital has over 7000 births per year and provides a wide range of Perinatal and Neonatal services, including Fetal Medicine, Neonatal Surgery, Paediatric Cardiology and other Paediatric Subspecialties, and Genetics Services.

The Neonatal Unit is funded for 40 cots overall including 18 Intensive Care cots.. Newborn Services at ACH is an integrated medical and surgical unit. The Newborn Service also provides air and road transport for most emergency retrievals within the region.

Unit staffing includes a combination of paediatric registrars and experienced neonatal nurse practitioners and nurse specialists in addition to two Clinical Fellows. There is a strong Neonatal team with a good mix of highly experienced senior staff and enthusiastic junior staff. We pride ourselves on the close working relationship between medical and nursing teams, and with the wider multidisciplinary team.

mportant Skills

We are looking for a forward-thinking Consultant Neonatologist who is committed to working in an innovative way, constantly seeking to improve clinical care based on best evidence, and someone who thrives on active participation in research and teaching. An interest in physician performed echocardiography would be encouraged.

The appointee would be expected to have completed Higher Specialist Training in Neonatology or equivalent and would have had substantial experience of tertiary neonatal care. You must have or be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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