Paediatric Nephrologist (Part-time) - Starship Child Health, Auckland

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Applications are invited for a Paediatric Nephrologist at Starship Child Health. This is a permanent position working 0.5 full-time equivalents (20 hours per week) with additional on call.

Here is your chance to join our dedicated multidisciplinary team consisting of 3.6 full-time equivalent consultants, 2 nurse specialists and other allied health professionals providing a high quality clinical service. The person will participate in all aspects of clinical service, teaching, and quality assurance activities. Opportunities for clinical research include collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland and our Australian paediatric nephrology colleagues.

Starship Child Health is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand, serving a population of approximately 1 million children. It provides quaternary specialist care for all children in the country and including the islands of the South Pacific. The Department of Nephrology offers comprehensive renal care to children throughout New Zealand and is the only referral centre for dialysis, transplantation and paediatric nephrology. The service has an extensive outreach support programme to all children with kidney disease. The institution is situated on the same site as the adult hospital, enabling close relationships with the adult renal and transplant services.

Vocational training in paediatric nephrology is required and must be at least equivalent to nephrology training as prescribed by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. The successful applicant must be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The applicant must have significant clinical experience in the provision of all modalities of renal replacement therapy and all aspects of renal transplantation. The successful applicant will have regular contact with children and young persons under age 16 and will be subject to the requirements of the Children’s Act 2014.

Salary package is in accordance with the New Zealand District Health Boards Senior Medical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and will be commensurate with the degree of clinical experience and post-graduate qualifications of the applicant.

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If you would like to speak with someone from the team, please feel free to contact Dr Robin Erickson, Lead Clinician, Department of Paediatric Nephrology (phone +64 9 3074949 extn 22292; or Dr Helen Evans, Service Clinical Director, Paediatric Medical Specialities (phone +64 9 307 4949 ext 22292;

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