Paediatrics - general
- Horsham, Victoria AU
- $3,500 per day
- NOW ~ 04 Dec 2023
Whatever your lifestyle or career goals in are, our Paediatrics Team exists to help you discover them. Get access to the largest network of Specialist Consultant Paediatrics jobs in Australia and New Zealand, double the next largest agency.
Efficient and good at finding job opportunities. Also a nice helpful team willing to go beyond their limits for the sake of their client.
Locum Consultants can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations across Australia and New Zealand. No matter your future financial goals - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings.
For most placements, your travel and accommodation costs are covered. Many of our Consultant locums even bring their family along for a working holiday.
We have Australasia's largest network of doctor jobs. This means more chance of finding the perfect role. Search yourself or take advantage of our free career support service and let our team find roles for you.
There is high demand across Australia and New Zealand for Paediatricians. The Australian Paediatric Society comprises over 200 general paediatricians, mostly from rural and regional Australia. Paediatrician is on the skills shortage list in New Zealand, so your chances of employment are high.
In New Zealand, paediatricians can expect to earn an average salary in the range of NZD$155,000 to NZD$217,000 per year. Locum Paediatricians are earning up to NZD$2,500 a day.
However, it is important to note that both these salary scales are dependent on various factors, such as years of experience, geographical location, and the type of healthcare facility in which you work.
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Paediatric doctors in Australia typically earn between AUD$70,000 for junior positions to over AUD$300,000 for experienced specialists. Earnings can vary based on factors like location, experience, and additional qualifications.
In New Zealand, paediatric doctors' salaries range from NZD$70,000 for entry-level positions to NZD$250,000+ for experienced specialists. Factors such as experience, qualifications, and location influence the exact figure.
Yes, paediatricians are in demand in Australia, especially in regional and remote areas. The country's growing population and focus on child health ensure a steady need for specialists in paediatric care. Pursuing a career in paediatrics in Australia offers promising opportunities.
In Australia, the paediatric residency, or training period, spans 6 years. This consists of 3 years basic training and 3 years advanced training. Successful completion leads to Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) in Paediatrics and Child Health.
To become a paediatrician in New Zealand, complete a medical degree, undertake the two-year Foundation Programme, then specialise in paediatrics through vocational training. Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) and ongoing professional development are essential.
The average Paediatrician salary in Australia is around $195,000 per year. Consultant Paediatricians make up to $215,322 per year or up to $3,500 a day when locuming.
We have Paediatrics jobs across a range of subspecialties including Community Child Health, Perinatal Medicine Paediatric Medical Oncology, Paediatric Endocrinology, Paediatric Nuclear Medicine, General Paediatrics, Paediatric Rheumatology, Paediatric Cardiology, Neonatal, Paediatric Infectious Disease, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Paediatric Nephrology, Paediatric Sleep Medicine, Paediatric Immunology & Allergy, and Paediatric Emergency Medicine. Our specialists Paediatrics team can help you find your next role in these subspecialties and more.
Your registration number, a current CV and three references are the essentials of any job application. Other paperwork that's commonly required is:
What you'll need can vary slightly between Australian states and in New Zealand. Some states/locations also ask you complete an online training course (eMedical Courses). We're here to help guide you through the requirements and we'll give you a checklist detailing everything you need.
Nope! Our service is free for doctors. We're paid by hospitals and clinics for our services and are preferred suppliers in several states and areas. Because we have a huge network of doctors, we save clinics and hospitals time (and money) by taking the stress out of the hiring and credentialing process.
This depends on where you work – the hospital or clinic chooses how a doctor is paid. This will work one of three ways:
Your recruitment specialist can let you know which method you’ll be paid by for each job you undertake.