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New Fellows are encouraged to apply as well as experienced Specialists with an interest in clinical leadership

  • Join a department with a strong focus on educational development
  • A flexible part-time opportunity in a beautiful city
  • Renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life

The Position

As a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, you will be primarily working at this hospital with some travel across the district expected at times. The department consists of a 14 room maternity unit with 4 birthing rooms, a level two 5 cot neonatal unit and a dedicated Women’s Health Unit. You will be well supported by a team of experienced midwives, obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses. You will need to participate in the on-call roster, routine obstetrics, routine gynaecology and colposcopy clinics, as well as some outreach clinics. On offer is an attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance.

The Hospital

You will be joining a modern secondary level facility, with first class clinical support facilities and excellent links to the closest tertiary centre. There are approximately 1400 births per year at the hospital and a further 200 in the rural areas. The department has University affiliations and a strong focus on educational development with daily obstetric handover and weekly teaching sessions and it recently achieved a four year accreditation for O&G training by RANZCOG.

The Location

You will be based in a southern city of New Zealand’s South Island, renowned for its strong sense of community. You will enjoy the best of both worlds with a friendly, relaxed and unhurried pace of life while still having access to abundant amenities and sports, educational facilities as well as a vibrant arts and cultural scene. In your time off, there are plenty of national parks and playgrounds suitable for both the summer and winter, within easy access.

Essential Criteria

Applicants must have completed, or be about to complete their Specialist training and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ). A wide range of applicants will be considered, from new Fellows to experienced Specialists with an interest in clinical leadership, complex Obstetrics or Urogynaecology. You must be a New Zealand resident or Australian citizen. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please forward a copy of your current CV so we can advise.

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