Paediatric Senior House Officer - Tauranga 2024
In line with the National Recruitment Programme, we are interested in hearing from Senior House Officers looking for new opportunities commencing January 2024 through to January 2025 as Paediatric Senior House Officers.
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.
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 308,000 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 offers four Paediatric Senior House Officer positions. These roles are intended for those with little or no Paediatric experience. The role is accredited for Basic training in Paediatrics by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. SHO's work day shifts, long days and weekends, but no night shifts. Senior House Officers are on duty with a Registrar at all times.
The Paediatric Department is a busy supportive department of 12 SMO's and 2 Fellows on the consultant roster, and 8 Registrar's on the Registrar roster.(Please see separate advertisement if interested in a Registrar role). The role provides an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand experience in managing a wide range of Acute and elective Paediatric presentations, in both General Paediatrics and Neonatology. We have a 22 bed General Paediatric ward, a 4 bed daystay unit, and a 12 bed level 2 SCBU. The role would suit candidates looking to start a career in Paediatrics, as well as those interested in gaining Paediatric experience relevant to General Practice.
All positions are based at Tauranga Hospital and the run period is for six or 12 months, with six months often providing enough experience to begin work as a Paediatric Registrar.
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.
Closing date for applications
Registrars: Monday 9 June 2023
Offers made on
Registrars: Monday 21 August 2023
Registrars: Monday 28 August 2023
All applications should include
- Up-to-date CV and completed Te Whatu Ora online application
- Three x referee reports (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor). Reports must be received by the above-stated closing date.
- Please follow the link below to the referee form. Te Whatu Ora - BOP will not contact referees – it is the applicants' responsibility to provide references with their application.
- References should be attached to your application. If this is not possible before the closing date they can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately, incomplete applications cannot be considered.
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi– Our Values
Our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We are looking for someone who demonstrates, exudes and embeds behaviours consistent with our Manaakitanga values as well as the above skills and experience.
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.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Email enquiries only to email@example.com or telephone on +64 7 579 8143.
All applications are to be made online.
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