Specialist Paediatrician

Job Title: Specialist Paediatrician
Contract Type: Locum
Location: North Island
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: A-38975
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2019 02:22

Job Description

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 consultant paediatrician or senior advanced trainee in paediatrics who wants to make a difference, has a desire to gain expertise in the field of child protection and a willingness to learn. 
This is a 0.8 FTE position, working Monday - Friday, plus 1 in 6 on-call duties in child protection. 

The Location 
Close to all the beaches and a naval base. Easy drive to the CBD, relaxed commute to the harbor. Lots of opportunities to explore, catch a ferry to travel to the Islands near by. 

Essential Criteria: 
To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational scope of practice in Paediatrics with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia’s most established and trusted agencies. You’ll benefit from the personalised service that matches you to positions that suit your current lifestyle needs and career goals. 

Apply today and let us take you to the next step in your medical career! (Quote Ref:A-38975)