Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Click this link to find out more about Whakatāne, its breath-taking landscapes and rich culture.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The Paediatric Department at Whakatāne Hospital are sought to recruit a General Pediatrician to complement our team. Whakatāne Hospital is in the main urban area and has a secondary paediatric unit, 4 bed neonatal unit and provides outpatient services in Whakatāne.
This is a permanent full-time position (however, part-time will be considered) and will participate in equal share of after hours calls with four other colleagues, for general Paediatrics and level two neonates.
He korero mōu - About You
You will be joining a group of highly motivated multi-skilled General Paediatricians who are committed to working collegially with each other and with a multidisciplinary Child Health Team to provide high quality, responsive medical care for children.
The work is challenging, and the health needs of our communities are high so working here is rewarding and Whakatāne is a place where you can make a difference. We value the new ideas and approaches that you will contribute to our team.
Applicants should hold FRACP and General Paediatrics.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-house professional development
- Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
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