If you hold one of qualifications listed below you are eligible to work jobs in paediatrics in New Zealand for up to twelve months. You are also eligible to apply for vocational registration which has no restriction on the time you can work in New Zealand. However, qualification criteria can change at the discretion of the New Zealand Medical Council at any time. Please feel free to contact your Ochre Recruitment consultant to check whether your qualifications are still current to work jobs in paediatrics.
The approved specialist qualifications in Paediatrics are:
Doctors who hold a specialist qualification in paediatrics but not one of those listed above may be eligible to apply for vocational registration in New Zealand, allowing you to work at consultant level.
Doctors without vocational qualifications, but who have worked in paediatrics for a minimum of 30 hours per week for at least 33 out of the last 48 months in one of the following comparable health countries, are eligible to work in New Zealand at Medical Officer of Specialist Scale (MOSS) or registrar level, depending on your level of training and experience.
Comparable Health System countries are:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Each case is different, and there are several pathways to registration in New Zealand. Register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
Specialist Paediatrician Summary: * Permanent position - 56 hours a fortnight * Put your paediatric skills to work making a difference * Close proximity to walking, biking tracks & beautiful beaches Start Date: December 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is looking for a suitably qualified General Paediatrician to join the Women, Child and Youth Health Service. This is a permanent position, working 56 hours/fortnight (0.7FTE), located at the top of the South Island. The on-call after hours roster is shared equally on a 1:6 rota, and acute admissions to the inpatient areas are managed by a single Paediatrician during work hours on a 'week on take' basis. You will first and foremost be a generalist with the skills and energy to contribute to further developing the service to children and families. You will use innovative and creative approaches to making a difference. You will join a dynamic... Read More
Paediatric SHO/Registrars Start Date: 9 December 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client has vacancies for Paediatrics Senior House Officers / Registrars from 09 December 2019. Our client is also committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. All applicants must be eligible for registration within a general scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The Location Located a couple hours from the ski fields of the North Island, wonderful wine country and the coolest little capital in the world, Palmerston North boasts fine dining, a world class university and a wonderful semi-rural lifestyle of its own. Essential Criteria: To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for General Scope of Practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia’s most establi... Read More
Paediatric Registrar, SHO or House Officer Start Date: October 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is currently seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining the team as a Paediatric Registrar, SHO or House Officer. You'll be part of a close-knit team of four Paediatricians and eight Resident Medical Officers, supported by a nursing team, Play Specialist, Allied Health and support staff, providing comprehensive medical, orthopaedic and surgical services to patients from birth through to 16 years of age. You will have the opportunity to see children with wide and varied pathologies, in a service that is supported by strong links with tertiary providers throughout New Zealand. The role varies to provide a comprehensive general Paediatric service, a number of clinic options, and a level two Neonatal service that supports up to 1600 deliveries per annum. The Location Located in the south... Read More
Paediatric Anaesthetist Start Date: October 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client has a vacancy for a paediatric anaesthetist in the Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia at New Zealand's premier paediatric facility. The Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia is responsible for the management of approximately 11,000 cases per year through 7 operating rooms. The Position is available due to increasing requirements for paediatric anaesthesia at GSU and the development of a pre-anaesthesia assessment clinic. The successful applicant will be involved in the provision of anaesthetic care for a variety of surgical disciplines in children (excluding paediatric cardiac surgery), plus a wide range of procedures requiring anaesthesia outside the operating rooms. They should anticipate up to one day per week of work at GSU and involvement with the pre-assessment clinic and acute post-operative pain as depa... Read More
Community Paediatrician Start Date: September 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is looking for a full-time permanent Community Paediatrician to join a dedicated team of Paediatricians committed to providing an excellent service to the 110,000 children and young people within the Canterbury and West Coast regions. In this role you will contribute to programme and service development for the population of children and also provide direct clinical care for children. To be considered for this role you will need to be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The Location Located in a beautiful coastal city with easy access to the mountains. Known as a garden city it has beautiful parks to relax in and a gorgeous historic centre, in which the arts and culture scene is always visible and exciting, with an excellent galleries and theatres and some unique festivals in... Read More
Specialist Paediatrician Start Date: September/ October 2019 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position A position is available for a suitably qualified Community and General Paediatrician to join the Woman, Child and Family Service. You will join a dynamic team of clinical staff covering ambulatory, developmental and community paediatrics acute and general services, level 2 neonatal service; local Child Development 'Te Koru', Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services 'Voyagers' services and superb linkages to Tertiary services. The ED Paediatric Ward with excellent rooms' seascape décor, are adjacent to ICU radiology and theatres in the new hospital (2014) around a central courtyard. The ward meeting interview room links to Telepaediatrics. You will share in the after hours on call roster, averaging a 1:4 commitment. Consideration will be given to full time and part time applicants. The Location Our client is lo... Read More