Advanced Trainee in Paediatric Cardiology-Fellow (Medical), Starship Children's Health
Nau mai, haere mai ki Starship Child Health!
Starship Children’s Health, Auckland, New Zealand is inviting applications from qualified Paediatric Medical Fellows
- Work in New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital for a National Service
- Two Fixed term, full-time roles
- Great relocation package provided
- Great opportunity to train in a setting with world-leading surgical, medical, ICU and anaesthetic care
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We have an outstanding opportunity for two 12 months Advanced Paediatric Cardiology Trainee (Fellowship) positions for February 2024 intake. The primary function of this role is the provision of clinical cardiac care for children (and on occasion adults) with congenital and acquired heart disease, at a trainee specialist (Fellow) level, to PCCS patients under the care of Te Toka Tumai at Starship Hospital. The Fellow will work with SMO and junior medical colleagues and the multidisciplinary team of nurses, technicians and other allied health staff, to ensure the delivery of optimal, evidence-based care for patients with cardiac disease.
The Fellow role will include care delivered to inpatients and outpatients and procedural duties (with appropriate supervision and training) including echocardiography and cardiac catheterisation. In this role you will work closely with a highly skilled and dedicated team of paediatric cardiologists, registrars and nursing staff managing a wide range of acute conditions with multidisciplinary input. You will have a high level of autonomy with supervised on call work. You will be actively involved in supervision of registrars and other unit activities. Clinical research will be strongly encouraged.
The Greenlane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service (PCCS) is a national service based at Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland. It is the sole provider of cardiology and cardiac surgical services for infants, children and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease for New Zealand and a number of Pacific Island nations.
The unit has a catchment population of four and a half million and we are performing over 400 heart operations per year of which 350 are bypasses. 20% of the procedures are performed in neonates and 15% are adult congenital operations. Current outcomes are excellent with overall 30 day mortality of below 2% and neonatal mortality of below 4% (including a Norwood program).
For further details, please refer to the Position Description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful in this role, you will require
- MBChB or equivalent
- FRACP or equivalent
- Registered as a paediatrician
- Echocardiography desirable
Apart from the above, you must be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand or eligible for such registration (General Registration). Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand. Preference will be given to New Zealand Citizens and New Zealand residents as per New Zealand employment requirements, though overseas candidates are welcome to apply.
If you are an overseas applicant and have overseas medical qualifications, you will be required to provide EPIC source 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
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. And of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here is a link for more information Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
Te Toka Tumai | Starship Child Health is the leading provider of child health care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. Starship is part of Te whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in child health care.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland. For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role in your covering letter and CV quoting job reference ADHB17393.
To view details about our recruitment process, click here.
To apply please click 'apply now' below. If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Honey Pillai, Recruitment Consultant at HPillai@adhb.govt.nz
Advertising Closes: 9 April 2023, Time 11:59 pm (New Zealand standard time).
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|Location:||North Island - Auckland - Central Auckland|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Cardiology|
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