Neonatal Paediatrician

Christchurch (Territorial authority), Canterbury (NZ)
24 Aug 2018
22 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Purpose: What We're Here For

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We're world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we're always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care, we plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. And we're all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.

Our Culture: What Matters To Us

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Putting people at the heart of all we do

For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we're putting our own people at the centre of everything we do. Because health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do. What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.

The Role: What This Opportunity's All About

The Canterbury District Health Board's Neonatal Service at Christchurch Women's Hospital is a 41 bed unit, comprised of 11 intensive care and 30 special care cots.

It is a busy, acute service in a University teaching hospital providing secondary/tertiary care to new-born babies born prematurely or with surgical, congenital and medical complications following birth. There is also an expectation to provide ongoing outpatient support and follow-up for NICU graduates.

We staff a neonatal transport team within the service and primarily retrieve babies from within Canterbury and the West Coast regions but are also the South Island centre for surgical cases.

We're looking for a permanent, full-time Neonatal Pediatrician to join our supportive and collegial team. You'll be a team player, accept responsibility, actively seek to pursue areas of interest and are able to effect change and improve the service through a collaborative approach.

You will have advanced Neonatal training and experience in  echocardiography would be an advantage but not essential.

The successful applicant will also need to be eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Belonging Here: Becoming Part Of Our Story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn't a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

If this particular role isn't for you, we do have other similar opportunities - please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.

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Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!