Community Paediatric Fellow - Annual Recruitment 2024/2025 Year
Te Whatu Ora – Waikato District
Community Paediatric Fellow
Women’s and Children’s Health
Fixed-term: 12 months from commencement
Applications are invited for the position of Community Child Health Fellow within the Child Health department at Waikato Hospital commencing January 2024. This is an opportunity to be part of a progressive team based in a modern tertiary hospital.
Te Whatu Ora – Waikato District serves a population of more than 390,000 (950,000 in Midland region) and covers more than 21,000km. It stretches from northern Coromandel to close to Mt Ruapehu in the south and from Raglan on the west coast to Waihi on the east. There are around 7000 births per year. The Waikato is the perfect region for someone wanting close access to beaches, lakes and mountains, to enjoy the numerous outdoor activities we have at our doorstep.
This Community Child Health position is suitable for Trainees in Community Child Health (CCH), Joint Trainees in CCH and General Paediatrics or those wanting to have a well-rounded experience prior to completing advanced training.
The position offers experience in Child Behaviour and Development, Child Protection and Population Child Health. Outpatient clinics are based at Gateway and Child Development Centre with support from an extensive allied health team (clinical psychologists, OT, VNT and physiotherapy) with visiting specialist Neurologists from Starship. Community based multidisciplinary Paediatric experience is excellent.
You will be involved in the General Paediatric after hours roster, not including nights. The role meets the RACP CCH SAC requirements and incorporates a research component and expectation.
You will be an advanced trainee in the RACP training programme, interested in a career in Community Child Health and/or General Paediatrics, with a desire to diversify your experience beyond the acute clinical role.
Attendance at the NZ CCH Programme of Excellence is expected, as well as the opportunity to take papers in Public Health through the University of Auckland<http://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=7264&d=j8Ob3c1FWvwA00fixWMKkZHUsXps4c6WD6IAVaipIw&u=http%3a%2f%2fwww%2eauckland%2eac%2enz%2f>.
If you are an overseas doctor, please visit the Medical Council of New Zealand website to ensure that your qualifications meet their criteria for registration to practice medicine in New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by clicking here.
We will short list those we consider to be appropriate applicants and run an interview selection process for the positions for those short listed.
Interested parties should apply directly online through our website, attaching a current CV, passport, cover letter and three references on the updated Medical Council Reference Form.
Only those short listed will be contacted.
If you have, any direct questions please feel free to email Women’s and Children’s Health, Operations Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org m: +64 21 310 936
Closing date: 09 June 2023
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