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About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.  We are  one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

About the Role

The Paediatric Department at Whakatāne are sought to recruit a General Pediatrician to complement our team. Whakatāne is in the main urban area and has a secondary paediatric unit, 4 bed neonatal unit and provides outpatient services in Whakatāne.

This is a permanent full-time position (however, part-time will be considered) and will participate in equal share of after hours calls with four other colleagues, for general Paediatrics and level two neonates.

About You

You will be joining a group of highly motivated multi-skilled General Paediatricians who are committed to working collegially with each other and with a multidisciplinary Child Health Team to provide high quality, responsive medical care for children.

The work is challenging, and the health needs of our communities are high so working here is rewarding and Whakatāne is a place where you can make a difference.  We value the new ideas and approaches that you will contribute to our team.

Applicants should hold FRACP or equivalent and be skilled in General Paediatrics.

Our Benefits

  • In-house professional development
  • Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

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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