Consultant Paediatrician Hospital
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whakatane, New Zealand
6d ago


General Paediatrician

Whakatane Hospital

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

New Zealand

The Paediatric Department at Whakatane Hospital in theEastern Bay of Plenty is seeking to recruit a General Paediatrician tocomplement our team.

The FTE for thisposition is negotiable but will include participating in ward service and afterhours call for general Paediatrics and level 2 neonates on a 1 : 4 roster.

The position is based in Whakatane but the Eastern Bay ofPlenty has clinical responsibility for a wide geographical area stretchingtowards the East Cape, Murupara and Te Puke with outreach clinics in Te Kaha,Opotiki, Taneatua and Kawerau.

We welcome applications from both recently trained andexperienced paediatricians.Additionalexperience and / or training in Development Paediatrics, Community Paediatrics,and the assessment and management of child sexual abuse would be an advantage.

You will be joining a group of highly motivatedmulti-skilled General Paediatricians who are committed to working collegiallywith each other and with a multidisciplinary Child Health Team to provide highquality, responsive medical care for children.

The work is challenging and the health needs of ourcommunities are high but working here is rewarding and Whakatane is a placewhere you can make a difference.

Wevalue the new ideas and approaches that you will contribute to our team.

Our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellenceare at the centre of everything we do.Weare looking for someone who demonstrates, exudes and embeds behavioursconsistent with our Manaakitanga values as well as the above skills andexperience.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes andachieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

Itis essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and currentissues in relation to health and health equity.

If you would like further information about this position pleasecontact stephen.robinson

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