Senior Paediatrician offers Specialist Paediatric locum services in 2017 (General Paediatrics)

- Short or medium term, often bridging before permanent Specialist Paediatric appointments are filled.

- Anywhere in New Zealand.

- Recently worked in Queensland and Tasmania, Tauranga/Whakatane, Whanganui and Waikato.

- Originally from Rotorua

- References and Curriculum Vitae available

- Registered with MCNZ and AHPRA, MyCPD, and Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

- Comfortable with leadership roles and audits

Contact:   Fred -   or 0272993197

Paediatric Intensivist, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Starship Child Health - CEN02038

  • Enjoy the recreational activities Auckland has on offer
  • Work in the major teaching hospital of the University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Services
  • Relocation assistance for overseas applicants
  • Permanent 0.9 FTE position

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Starship is a national service for children requiring intensive care for longer than 24 hours and a regional service for all children requiring intensive care or high dependency care. More than half the children admitted come from outside the greater Auckland region.

The Unit is a combined cardiac and general intensive care facility with a physical capacity for 22 beds, admitting approximately 1100 - 1200 children each year. Approximately 45% of admissions are cardiac, providing pre- and post-operative care for children undergoing treatment for congenital cardiac conditions. General admissions include the full range of medical and surgical conditions and therapies, including liver transplantation, spinal surgery and neurosurgery. All intensive care support techniques are employed; including renal replacement therapy, HFOV (high frequency oscillatory ventilation) and ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation).

Applications are sought for the position of Paediatric Intensivist in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit for Starship Child Health. 

You would be joining a close-knit team of eight enthusiastic paediatric intensivists, registrars and nursing staff in our cohesive and focused team managing a wide range of acute conditions with multidisciplinary input.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated an established pattern of collegial behaviour and teamwork both within the intensive care unit and beyond into the greater hospital environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a particular area of clinical expertise within the department so as to contribute to the team group knowledge and for training, audit and quality improvement purposes. It would be advantageous if the candidate was able to identify a particular area of expertise in which they have had significant experience and training.

Applicants should be aligned with Auckland DHB's values and eligible for vocational registration in paediatric intensive care medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand prior to commencing the role.

To apply, please visit our website on using reference number  CEN02038 or contact Dianne Chan Sau at or call (phone: +649 638 0196)

Applications close: 2 April 2017

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children's Worker role as defined by the Act .

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