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Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant

Underground wonders, surf beaches, stunning green pastures, this vibrant city could be where you call home.

  • At work and at home, you will be surrounded by beautiful countryside
  • Training, teaching and research are all part of and supported in this role
  • A supportive learning environment which encourages excellence and innovation
The Position
An opportunity is available for an enthusiastic Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist who is ready to join a service that is going through an incredible journey of growth and change. In this role, you will be interested in teaching and training as the service strives to improve training for both undergraduates and RANZCOG trainees.  You must be committed to patient centered care, flexible in your approach and be willing to contribute positively to a service undergoing transformation.

The Hospital
This modern regional hospital is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary and secondary healthcare providers with over 600 beds and provides local services for a population of 375,000 and tertiary services for a region of 900,000. Within the district, there are approximately 5,500 deliveries per year, with this service having 3,500 of these deliveries. Facilities include a 7 bed delivery suite, 2 high dependency beds, a women's acute assessment unit, antenatal, postnatal and gynaecological inpatient wards, a dedicated outpatients service and modern theatres. The current team consists of 12 consultants, 12 registrars and 8 senior house officers. 

This hospital is a full-service facility offering specialised medical care, and the full complement of emergency services. The hospital is the main trauma facility for the area, and close connection to road and air transport allow patient-hospital transport in less than an hour from any place in the region.

The Location
This hospital is located on the North Island in the largest inland and the fastest growing city of New Zealand. This region is one of the richest agricultural and pastoral areas in the world and is also the country's leading area for hi-tech innovative manufacturing and engineering industries. The city boasts an excellent range of amenities including excellent private and public schools, two main sea ports, a domestic airport and local railway. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, close enough to beaches and forests, this city has all the benefits of a large city without the peak hour traffic or long commute times. If you are looking for an enriching environment to raise your family or a location where you can enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, then this is where you should be calling your new home.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCOG or equivalent and be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Subspecialty training or experience will be advantageous but not essential. You must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria, please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

To work in an idyllic location within a reputable and welcoming hospital that offers you the opportunity to be part of the services transformation, contact Tara on +61 2 8353 9075 to discuss.

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