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.
Developmental Paediatrician Start Date: January 2020 for up to 18 months Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is looking for a part-time, fixed-term Developmental 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. You will be required to provide high quality, evidence based and holistic Developmental and General Paediatric specialist medical care. This role is full-time, fixed-term for up to 18 months starting early 2020. The Developmental Paediatric Medicine multidisciplinary team works closely with allied health, early intervention and other community providers. The developmental paediatricians work alongside general paediatricians and a variety of subspecialists including paediatric neurology, in providing services to children with developmental difficulties.... Read More
General Paediatrician – Community Start Date: January 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking General Pediatrician – Community for Multiple Permanent Positions – Full-Time (1.0FTE) and Part-Time (0.8FTE). They have an exciting opportunity to expand their focus on community engagement and child protection. These positions enhanced an already innovative team of pediatricians. The successful candidates would join the team of 11 SMO's making up, 9 full time equivalent paediatricians, two advanced paediatric trainees / fellow position, 2 registrars, and 8 senior house officers. The successful candidates would join a well-established community paediatric service that includes: * Child Protection & MEDSAC team. * Violence Intervention Program * Gateway assessments team * Public Health team * A well-established Children's Team * Two other Community Paediatricians The Location Located in the ... Read More
Paediatric Registrar Start Date: March 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is currently seeking applications from RMOs looking for Paediatric Registrar opportunities. This role is split to provide a comprehensive general Paediatric and Neonatal service with a number of clinic options. With a level 3 NICU, and Children's Unit housed in new facilities, you'll be part of a team involved in retrievals and transports, as well as outpatient clinics where you'll be exposed to a range of clinical presentations. They are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years' post qualification experience and some experience working in a Children's Health role. The Location Located in a vibrant and friendly city in a beautiful natural setting. A strong local arts and music scene, frequent sporting events and cultural festivals, great shopping, and the abundance of restaurants and bars in the ch... Read More
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