Consultant Paediatrician, Gisborne

Last update 2024-07-17
Expires 2024-08-17
ID #2119210686
Consultant Paediatrician, Gisborne
New Zealand, Gisborne, Gisborne,
Modified April 16, 2024


Position :

Consultant Paediatrician 1.0 FTEContract : Permanent Salary : ASMS Senior Medical and Dental Officers MECA, Medical and Dental Specialist Scale Location : Gisborne Hospital TE WHIWHINGA MAHI THE OPPORTUNITYCome and make a difference to the health, wellbeing and equity of our tamariki (children) and whānau (family).

Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti is seeking a General Paediatrician to join six other specialists in our sunny seaside New Zealand community.

We also encourage applications from Advanced Trainees currently completing their specialist training who are seeking their first consultant position.

We are a small, dynamic team looking to employ a suitably qualified Paediatrician to work collaboratively and cohesively with the wider Paediatric team to provide effective services for the Tairāwhiti region.

The Paediatric team provides inpatient, outpatient and community services to the Tairāwhiti population (approx. 48000, with 50% Māori ethnicity).

The Paediatricians share a 1 : 6 acute roster providing care to all tamariki from birth to 16 years. We have a level 2 Neonatal Unit with excellent tertiary support from Wellington, and close working relationships with tertiary Specialists at Starship Hospital.

Our service kaupapa (foundational goal) is to improve the health and wellbeing of our tamariki and whānau to enable them to flourish.

We have exciting initiatives occurring that are expanding the concept of healthcare delivery and partnering with our local Māori health providers, with the opportunity for you to be involved in these.

Why choose to come to Tairāwhiti?· We are a young, dynamic, collegial team of Paediatricians.· We encourage and support personal and professional development through secondment and CME leave.

We offer generous relocation packages.· The daily commute is 15 minutes at most!Tairāwhiti is a bicultural community with strong Māori history and culture.

Gisborne is situated on the beautiful East Coast with a great climate, sandy beaches and good surf. Outdoor activities include boating, sea and river fishing, mountain biking, horticulture and farming.

There is a good choice of schools. Local theatre, musical and cultural performances take place regularly and Gisborne has all the amenities expected of a provincial city.

Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Gisborne is a relaxed city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community.

The city has superb outdoor facilities, golden beaches, a warm climate and a vibrant local economy based on wineries, agriculture and tourism.

Enjoy a healthy 'work life balance' within a supportive team. It's About Time - hero video (2160p) on Vimeo Nāu te rourou, nāku to rourou, ka ora ai te iwi.

With your food basket and my food basket, we will thrive. ME PĒHEA TE TUKU TONO HOW TO APPLYIf you would like to join our team and make a meaningful contribution to the health of our tamariki then please apply now, or contact Shaun Grant (Head of Department) shaun. Immigration MCNZ Support You will be provided a personal contact within our recruitment team to support you with the immigration and Medical Council of New Zealand processes.

For some positions, this will be a clear pathway to residency. Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme Please follow the link for a quick assessment on eligibility and pathways with MCNZ Registration self assessment tool Medical Council (


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Consultant paediatrician

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