Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

  • Southern District Health Board
  • Southland Hospital Kew Road, Kew, Invercargill, New Zealand
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Southland Hospital, Invercargill New Zealand

  • Fixed-term - full-time or part-time options

Are you looking for a better lifestyle and a workplace that is collaborative, progressive, and passionate about learning? We currently have one vacancy available as we increase our capacity to care for our patients in the Obstetrician and Gynaecology services for the Southern region of New Zealand.

We deliver to a population of approximately 329,000 people over the Otago and Southland regions, through two main centres, Dunedin and Invercargill. We proudly provide top-quality healthcare to our population. There are approximately 1400 births per year at Southland Hospital, Invercargill, and a further 200 in the surrounding rural areas. Our department consists of a 14 room maternity unit with four birthing rooms, a level two, six cot neonatal unit, and a dedicated Women's Health Unit. The service is supported by a team of experienced midwives, obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses.

As a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist for us, you will have a personal commitment to providing an effective and efficient inpatient and outpatient service and an unequivocal dedication to working as part of a tight-knit team. This position offers you a broad experience in all aspects of Obstetric and Gynaecology Medicine and with that spearhead optimum health and well-being to our Southland community. You will have a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and to providing training to students at all levels.

When you join the Obstetrics and Gynaecology team, you will be collaborating with a group of talented consultants who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. Applicants must have completed, or be about to complete their specialist training and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a large geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region.

Once you visit Invercargill, you'll wonder why you didn't move here earlier! Here in Southland, you will have access to excellent amenities, first-class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing, skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there is literally something for everyone,

Why don't you check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what we can offer you and your whanau.

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that it is a requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.

For further information or for a copy of the position description, please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers, phone +64 3 470 9604 or email: [email protected]

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous public service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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