About the Job

Sorry, this advert is now closed. Click here to view our live vacancies.

Where you’ll be working: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The details: Permanent Full-time - 80 Hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE)

The Opportunity

We are looking for a passionate Neonatologist to work in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which has a total of 41 cots, 17 level three (intensive care) cots, 12 level one (low acuity), 12 level two (intermediate care). The NICU looks after approximately 1000 inpatients annually including 160 born at or below 32 weeks gestation.

This is a permanent 1.0 FTE appointment as SMO, Neonatology, commensurate with level of experience as per ASMS enterprise agreement. Part-time appointment with a minimum 0.5 FTE could be considered with an affiliated research position with the University of Auckland (separate academic appointment would be required).

The successful applicant will be required to provide clinical care for neonates, including inpatients of the NICU, outpatient follow-up care, consultation to neonatal patients on the maternity ward and women expecting a complicated high risk birth, and participation in the on-call roster. The successful applicant will be expected to supervise junior medical staff, Advanced Trainees and liaise with referring practitioners. Appropriate involvement and participation in unit research activities, administrative and departmental tasks and undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as requested by the Head of Department would be expected.

About you

We are seeking a consultant who will provide excellent, family centred clinical services to children and their families as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will therefore be expected to participate in review and improvement activities, as well as the training and education of staff.

  • Applicants will hold FRACP (Neonatal/Perinatal or equivalent) and hold or be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Specialist in Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine.

  • Demonstrated clinical experience managing newborns with surgical and cardiac conditions.

  • Demonstrated provision of excellent, family centred clinical services to children and their families as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated participation in review and improvement activities and demonstrated ability to lead and implement education and training for medical and nursing staff.

  • Certification with the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (or equivalent) for point of care ultrasound in neonates.

Our Organisation

People at Heart

  • Whakamana – Give and earn respect

  • Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me

  • Mauri Pai – Fair play

  • Whakapakari – Growing the good

  • Kotahitanga – Stronger together

Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. The Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. 

He aha Waikato

Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online an 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

See what it’s like working abroad

Find out more about living and working overseas from doctors who have previously made the move.

View testimonials

View our top locations

We recruit to a number of countries across the globe – discover more about your preferred destinations.

View locations

Latest Job Alerts

Get all the latest job alerts straight to your inbox

Cookies on this website
We will ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you wish, you can restrict or block cookies by changing your browser settings. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.