Senior House Officer Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Senior House Officer roles in Obstetrics and Gynaecology available now for 6-12 months in a 350 bed regional general hospital. The OB/ GYN department is staffed by 8 consultants and 5 registrars providing excellent supervision and training for SHOs.

You have the option of a 6 month or 12 month contract. Six months is sufficient to take the OB/GYN Diploma. 


  • Work closely with the team and share responsibilities where and when appropriate.
  • Assist with the assessment and admission of patients under the care of the department.
  • Undertake clinical responsibilities as directed by the Consultant, also organise relevant investigations, ensure the results are followed up, sighted and signed.
  • Responsible for patient referrals and day to day ward management of patients under their team’s care, in consultation with others involved in the care of the patient where appropriate.
  • Maintain a high standard of communication with patients, patients’ families and staff.

Essential Requirements 

  • Eligible for provisional or full general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Completed internship
  • Team working skills
  • Clear communication

Employee Benefits 

  • Salary paid in accordance with national pay scale for resident medical officers
  • Costs of Medical Council of New Zealand registration refunded (note that relocation costs are not refunded)
  • 30 days paid annual leave
  • superannuation

If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.

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