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Paediatrician (VID: 4409)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service:
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 30/06/2018
Palmy - perfect place for a Paediatrician
 
We are looking for a vibrant enthusiastic specialist to join our Child Health service from June 2018 in a part time capacity (0.5FTE). 
 
This part time role will suit a fully fledged Paediatrician, or an advanced trainee looking for their future nest.

As a Paediatrician in Palmerston North you will share a 1:8 acute roster covering the broad gamut of acute paediatrics, including neonatal care, supported by dedicated Paediatric RMOs on site at all times. You will enjoy a range of outpatient clinics in the hospital and the community.  We are expanding innovative models of care in partnership with nursing and general practice.  Your special interests will complement those of the extant Paediatricians, or can be developed in tandem once you are here. 
We enjoy excellent liaison with tertiary colleagues from Starship and Wellington, who all visit on a regular basis.  We are proud of our reputation as a centre for trainees in Paediatrics, General Practice and Emergency Medicine.

If you are eager to map out your Paediatric future, with a flexible approach to sharing local duties, as well as regional responsibilities, then Palmerston North in the Manawatū may be perfect for you.

We wish to appoint a person who will fit in with our current team, who will help us as we evolve integration while maintaining the strengths of acute hospital care. If you would like to discuss your possible perfect place in Palmy please contact any of the delightful Paediatricians living here, or for more specific enquiries, ring Jeff Brown, Clinical Director, on 06 356 9169 or 021 476 120. Christine Wood, Medical Recruitment Coordinator will also welcome any enquiries on 06 350 8204.
 
 
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website. 
 

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 

 

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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