Internist Consultant in Obstetric Medicine - New Zealand

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    New Zealand

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    about 3 years ago

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We are currently inviting applications for a suitably experienced Internal / General Medicine Consultant with sub-speciality interest in Obstetric Medicine.

This position is based in a major hospital in Auckland, the largest city of New Zealand which is the main hub for acute care. It is an accredited, 800 bed, teaching hospital of Auckland University and caters for most medical and surgical specialties with a catchment area of around 550,000 people.  There are approximately 8,000 deliveries a year.

The Consultant appointed to this post would share responsibilities for the weekly Obstetric Medicine clinic with the existing Obstetric Medicine Physician and share grading of referrals.  Opportunity exists for contributing to an Internal Medicine team and/or sessions in the Medical Assessment Unit depending on whether the appointment is part or full-time. Teaching and providing ward consultations to the Obstetric Department is also a key role. 

Salary and conditions of service will be in accordance with the New Zealand ASMS Award Agreement.   

Auckland, has all the amenities of a major city, as well as superb weather and an outdoors lifestyle, from beaches to ski fields, cafes and cultural events, all nestled on one of the world’s best harbours.

 Key Duties:

  • The Specialist Internist provides comprehensive diagnostic and consultative services to patients in hospital and outpatient settings.
  • Participation in the on-call after hours and weekend roster for the department.
  • Meet current standards of professional practice recommended by the Medical Council of New Zealand the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Enroll in, and meet the professional development criteria of RACP
  • Contribute to service quality assurance by participating in clinical audits, case reviews and incident review processes
  • Supervise a registrar in training according to the supervision guidelines laid down by the RACP.
  • Provide teaching to other staff in the course of clinical work and at formal teaching sessions.
  • Include the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi within all aspects of the role and its outcomes
  • Observe and promote safe work practices, rules and instructions relating to work, and be pro-active in hazard management



  • Qualifications: Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) - FRACP or equivalent qualification
  • License: Vocational Registration or Eligibility for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Language: fluent English (IELTS Academic Module 7.5 average for non-native speakers)


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