Role: Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Contract: Fixed Term 12 months, full time
A new consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist role joining a team of five full-time and two part-time consultants. This post is to provide leave cover for a negotiable period of time up to 12 months.
The post is based in a regional general hospital and the OB/GYN Department offers a full range of general Obstetrics and Gynaecology services with links to Auckland for Gynaecological Oncology; Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Tertiary Neonatal Care and Tertiary Fertility. Each year there are about 2000 births, 20% of which are in Primary Maternity units.
You will be required to visit three rural hospitals to provide services and you will be a part of a 1:8 roster covering acute Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
You will work alongside a team of House Officers, and be highly involved in all acute cases providing direct hands on patient care.
As a region Northland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle. There are great surf beaches and beautiful harbours and bays for sailing, kite surfing and windsurfing. It is also a top spot for fishing and diving with easy access to the world famous Poor Knights Marine reserve. There are also many beautiful forests and stunning hills to explore and climb.
As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools, affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. It is just two hours' drive or 25 minute flight from the international hub of Auckland and is well serviced with flights.
- Eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
- FRANZCOG or equivalent such as FRCSC, MRCOG / CCT , American Board of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration.