Paediatric Registrar - Expression of Interest - 2020 Training Year

Work in Auckland in 2020 and see why it is loved by so many:
  • Consistently ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • Highly diverse and multicultural “ Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) has more than 200 ethnic communities
  • Energetic nightlife, burgeoning restaurant scene, and an abundance of cultural and leisure activities
  • Experience the East and West Coasts of New Zealand (Aotearoa) within a short drive, and hike in the Hunua or Waitakere Ranges on your days off
  • You will have the opportunity to work alongside our passionate and knowledgeable senior Clinicians.
  • Each of the hospitals provides a supportive environment when it comes to teaching and education including journal clubs, tutorials, case-based teaching, X-Ray conferences, grand rounds and community teaching
  • Our rosters provide structured days off for improved work life balance and the ability to spend time with friends, family, and all that New Zealand has to offer.
  • The Auckland Region is the largest centre for Paediatrics in New Zealand. Our hospitals provide care to Children not only from the wider New Zealand but also a small number of cases from the neighbouring Pacific Islands. Auckland is also a multicultural city with a wide variety disease presentations and diverse family cultures.

Basic and Advanced Training Opportunities Available
During your first 2-3 years as a basic trainee working in the Auckland Region you will be able to develop your skills while allocated to general paediatrics and NICU rotations as well as some sub specialty exposure (haematology/oncology, immunology/infectious diseases, cardiology, respiratory, neurology, renal, gastroenterology, endocrinology).

Advanced trainees working in the Auckland region are provided with a unique with opportunity to work in Level 3 NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), PICU (Paediatric Intensive Care Unit), Te Puaruruhau (Child Protection/Abuse), Child Psychiatry, Child Emergency Department, Consult Liaison and various medical sub specialties.

All of our training sites offer runs which can be accredited to your basic and advanced training in Paediatrics with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). Our training programme also provides trainees with the potential to work in Whangarei which is ideal for completing rural training requirements. Enquiries about the Whangarei rotation can be directed to the RMO unit at Northland DHB. Email: You will still need to apply to the Auckland Paediatric training scheme in the first instance

Watch this video to hear what our Paediatric Trainees have to say about training and working in Auckland.

Eligibility and how to apply:
  • Preferred experience: 12 months
  • Enrolment with the college FRACP programme (or equivalent)
  • Eligibility for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (for local trainees this means you must have completed two full post-graduate years)
We are here to help you every step of the way and can guide you through the application and on-boarding process. To help us make this easier for you, please include all of the required documents with your application as only complete applications will be considered.

The Northern Regional Alliance on behalf of the DHBs is committed to seeing Aucklanders from every community and background share in a healthier future. To help us achieve this we need a talented diverse workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds who share our values and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities
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