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.
Paediatric Registrar Start Date: February 2020 for up to 9 months Rates: Negotiable depending on skills and qualifications The Position Our client requires a Paediatric Registrar to provide coverage from February 2020 for up to 9 months. This is a fixed term, full time role. The Location Located in a famously friendly city – with the community feeling of a smaller place and all the culture and entertainment opportunities of a larger city. A wonderful place for families with great education facilities (primary through tertiary) and many exciting activities for all ages on the doorstep! Some of New Zealand’s most beautiful national parks and coastlines are just round the corner, providing great fishing, surfing and hiking. Ski fields, one of the country’s wine growing regions, and adventure sports hubs are all an easy drive away. The city itself has a blossoming arts and culture scene and great restaurants and bars. What more could you want? Ess... Read More
Specialist Paediatrician Start Date: 30 March 2020 for up to nine months Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Consultant Paediatrician or Medical Officer to assist in the provision of a comprehensive range of health-based child protection services, including acute inpatient and outpatient assessments, services to children and young people in care (Gateway assessments), participation in Family Group Conferences and legal proceedings, after-hours call, peer review, teaching, quality-improvement and research. The successful applicant will have a rare opportunity to contribute and gain experience and expertise in a broad range of child protection practice. Training and skilled supervision are provided in a dynamic, experienced and highly supportive multi-disciplinary and multi-agency team. Although child protection experience would be an advantage, this role could be filled by any consul... Read More
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