We are seeking post foundation doctors keen to broaden their clinical experience within Paediatric Medicine. You will be based in one of New Zealand’s largest provincial hospitals- Hastings.
- August 2023 start date ( contract term 12 months)
- Suited to post foundation doctors and Core Trainees
- Work in one of the largest provincial hospitals in NZ (400 bed)
- Beautiful beaches and stunning hill country to explore; music, wine and food festivals; art deco architecture; cycling, paddle-boarding, boating, golfing, and so much more…
You will be based in a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public hospital providing acute and elective care for a region of over 162,000 people. It is one of the largest provincial hospitals in New Zealand. The hospital is modern with a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. In addition, outreach services are provided at rural and community based facilities across the region in Wairoa and Waipukurau. The Paediatric department consists of 9 Consultants, 5 Registrars and 5 Senior House Officers. You will share a combined roster with the Registrars covering all acute areas including Special Care baby Unit and delivery suite and the children’s ward. There are Education and training opportunities encouraged and supported by the department with Paediatric topic lectures available as well as the opportunity to complete New born Life support.
The Hawke’s Bay region (pop. 162,000) is set on the beautiful East Coast of the North Island. Live in Hastings (pop. 80,000) or the art-deco city of Napier (63,000) and enjoy all the lifestyle benefits that this region brings.
Home to an array of gourmet restaurants, bars and cafes; the beautiful surrounding scenery featuring of Te Mata Peak and Waimarama Beach; the fantastic bike trails down to Cape Kidnappers, not to mention the premier golf courses with views across the Pacific Ocean; as well as the music, wine and food festivals; and urban farmer’s markets – there is something here to suit everyone. The climate with its high sunshine hours, lends itself beautifully to winemaking. The vineyards are famous for their red, white and specialty wines to complement any dish. The local airport in Hastings features regular daily 1-hour flights to Auckland and Wellington International Airports, making connections to/from NZ very easy.
Learn more about the Hawke’s Bay region here
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