Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Whakatane

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist is sought for a full time, permanent role in a popular coastal city of New Zealand.

The post is based in 125 bed general hospital which serves a large catchment area with a diverse population and a high level of pathology. There are 700 births a year and a Level 2 Special Care Baby Unit is located within the maternity facility. Elective gynaecology services, including full Colposcopy services, are provided locally. There are well-resourced theatre facilities for acute and elective surgery, including minor and major open and minimal access procedures.

Whakatane is a beautiful New Zealand seaside town that provides a vibrant lifestyle. There is easy access to plenty outdoor pursuits to enjoy, including hiking, fishing, climbing, mountain biking, surfing, and golf. It is New Zealand’s sunshine capital, and the local Ohope Beach is New Zealand’s most loved beach. Whakatane is the launch pad for tours to White Island, New Zealand’s only active marine volcano. Rotorua lakes are an hour’s drive away, and the superb Whakapapa and Turoa ski-fields are within 2 – 3 hours’ drive.

  • become a member of a small team of four O & G specialists sharing the on call and elective workload  covering both Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • provide high quality health services for women
  • Outpatient/Daytime responsibilities include Antenatal clinics, Gynaecology and colposcopy clinics and Theatre when not on call.
  • FRANZCOG or equivalent specialist qualification
  • Eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Three professional references
  • A subspecialty interest is desirable but not essential.
  • be a good team player with a flexible work ethic. 
  • Knowledge of the New Zealand healthcare system will be an advantage.
  • Salary of NZ$ 190,000 – 270,000
  • Reimbursement of medical practice expenses
  • 6 weeks paid annual leave
  • Pension benefits
  • Excellent CME, professional development and career opportunities
Applications and Further Information:
If you are interested in this role please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
 apply with a detailed CV not longer than 5 pages