Fellow Paediatric Surgery

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
11 Jul 2018
05 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Fellow, Paediatric Surgery, Starship Child Health, Auckland DHB, New Zealand

Our Paediatric Surgery department at Starship Children’s Hospital provides surgical management for children (usually up to the age of about 15 years) living within the greater Auckland and Northland regions as well as children with complex paediatric surgical conditions New Zealand wide and for the Pacific Basin. Paediatric Surgery normally deals with non-cardiac thoracic (chest) surgery, general paediatric surgery and paediatric urology. It also covers the antenatal management of congenital structural abnormalities, neonatal surgery and oncological (cancer) surgery of children.
Our surgical team consists of paediatric surgeons, a fellow, registrars, a nurse specialist, a charge nurse and nurse educator attached to the surgical ward. Clinics are held at Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship and we also provide Outreach Clinics enabling children to be seen closer to their home towns.
This is a 12 month position offering the opportunity for sub-speciality training in Paediatric Surgery with an expectation of involvement in clinical research. We have positions starting in late 2018 and 2019.
Starship Child Health is part of Auckland DHB which is the largest public hospital in New Zealand based in Central Auckland. New Zealand offers a unique combination of a first-world economy, health and education systems, and infrastructure in the surroundings of stunning and diverse scenery. Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand, is set in a pristine marine-based environment with a mild subtropical climate and has a population of 1.3 million. It is a vibrant mixture of lifestyles and cultures and a quality-of-life ranked in the top five in the world.  
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As the ideal candidate, you will be nearing the completion of your training in  Paediatric Surgery and will either have or be eligible for General Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
Please note, if you are not currently registered in New Zealand and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to providesource verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work” at Auckland DHB
To apply, please click on the link below and make an online application attaching your latest CV and cover letter. For help with your online application, please contact Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on sonua@adhb.govt.nz quoting ref # CEN08270

Closing date is 5 August 2018

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 Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.