Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Start Jan 2022 6-12 months

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    Physician, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 months

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  • Startdate:

    Jan 2022

  • Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Start Date: January 2022 for 6 or 12 months
  • Desirable location


Role Details

Fantastic opportunities for trainee OB/GYNs  in a department with training and service roles offering excellent clinical experience in a general hospital.

The jobs are based in a level 5 hospital with acute services including general medicine and medical sub-specialities, cardiology, intensive care, paediatrics, O&G, mental health, orthopaedics, general and vascular surgery, urology, ENT and ophthalmology. Waikato Hospital is the adult tertiary referral service, Starship for the paediatric tertiary services.

There are two O & G registrar positions that are recognised by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology as training positions. There are four Registrar positions that are not recognised by the College.

Attachments are of 6 month duration for trainees and 12 months for non trainees. RMOs completing 6 month attachment are eligible to complete the O & G Diploma. There are 8 Consultant Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.



  • Hours of Work Normal working hours are 08:00 – 17:00 – Monday to Friday. 
  • After Hours Work The Registrars/SHO will participate in the weekday evening, weekend & night duty roster.
  • Week day Evening Duties (long days) • 17:00 – 22:30 Saturday & Sunday
  • The Registrars shall cover inpatients and acute admissions to the O & G Service from 08:00 – 22:30.
  • It is expected that the Registrars/SHO will be on site at all times during normal hours of work and when on call. Sleep/resting facilities are available in the Maternity Unit.

You will

  • Supervise the work of a House Officer, with whom you will organise the investigation and management of inpatients as appropriate, under the care of the Senior Medical Officers.
  • Be available to attend Consultant ward rounds (unless detained by a clinical emergency) and will have a current knowledge of the progress of patients under your care. 
  • Attend operating sessions (unless prevented by acute call duties).
  • Attend rostered outpatient clinics promptly and will endeavour to see outpatients at their scheduled appointment times. Outpatients not previously seen, or who are to be discharged, will be discussed with the clinic Consultant. 
  • Answer calls from GP's, Midwives and other relevant staff about patients and arrange to assess them if necessary. 
  • Attend Delivery Suite handover ward rounds at 0800 and at any other time the Registrar on call changes. Patients in Delivery Suite under SMO care will be reviewed at least 4 hourly or as requested by the SMO. 
  • Participate in audit activities as discussed with the clinical director and audit co-ordinator. Topics of audit should be identified within two weeks of commencing the rotation and be completed within six months.



  • Applicants must hold or be eligible for provisional general / general  registration with the New Zealand Medical Council
  • Previous experience in obstetrics and gynaecology would be beneficial


Employee Benefits

  • Excellent clinical experience and training for diploma or FRACOG
  • Standard remuneration on national pay scale
  • No NI and medical practice expenses reimbursed


This is a 6- 12 month contract with the ability to start in January 2022. If this sounds like the perfect position for you, please do not hesitate to apply today!

You need

  • Up-to-date CV
  • Three referee reports (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor). Reports must be received by the above-stated closing date.   

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