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Position Title: Neonatologist / Paediatrician
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed Term, 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 13/02/2018
Application Closing Date: 01/04/2018 11PM
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Neonatologist / Paediatrician

Dunedin Hospital

Fixed term


Are you looking for a break from the norm? Time to come and stretch your legs somewhere else for a bit? Want to go skiing in New Zealand’s playground for winter?


Our Dunedin Hospital Child Health are looking for a hard working FRACP trained (or equivalent) Neonatologist and/or a qualified General Paediatrician, with neonatal special interest to join our great team for 6-12 months.  Dunedin Hospital is the tertiary Hospital for the Southern DHB (including Dunedin Hospital) we have almost 400 beds and provide care for a population of approximately 180,000 spread over the lower South Island of New Zealand.

Our Level 3 NICU Unit and paediatric ward have recently been refurbished and boasts a family and staff friendly environment to work in.


 Service duties will include Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) duties (including retrievals) &/or Paediatric Inpatient ward and outpatient clinics.  These will be conducted as part of a shared roster with other colleagues. You would be expected to undertake a full share of the on-call roster with other members of the team.


Other clinical duties include participation in team ward rounds & non-clinical duties including quality and safety activities, audit and clinical review meetings. 


You will need to be a New Zealand Medical Council registered Neonatologist or a Paediatrician with experience in neonatology. If you do not already hold NZ Medical Council Registration we can assist you through your application and also gaining An NZ visa.


Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re primary source verification  EPIC FAQ page  FAQ page  

EPIC log on page  


Closing Date:  1 April 2018

Please note that we will be screening applications for this role as they come in, and reserve the right to take the advert down once we find a suitable candidate.


For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or


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