09/06/2022

Obstetric Medicine Physician

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

Mō mātou - About us

'Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do'

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Ko wai koe - About You

Christchurch women's hospital is a busy tertiary referral centre with approximately 6000 deliveries per year and incorporates a feto-maternal medicine department and obstetric physician service.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Medical Officer to join our team covering the services of obstetrics medicine.

We are looking for permanent part-time 0.7FTE Obstetric Medicine Specialist.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide care for women with medical problems in pregnancy in conjunction with the Women's and Children's Health multidisciplinary team (MDT). You will be expected to partake in outpatient clinics, MDT meetings, ward cover/patient reviews, day time on call on a scheduled basis and non-clinical work.

Ngā hua - Benefits

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Tono ināianei - Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist.

Email: [email protected]

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.


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