Obstetrics & Gynaecology Medical Specialist

Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

Mō mātou | About us

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

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we 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.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Christchurch women’s hospital is a busy tertiary referral centre with approximately 6000 deliveries per year incorporating a feto-maternal medicine department as well as a large gynaecology service. We have a largely generalist population of Senior Medical Officers who provide cover for our service and are also the regional referral centre for Gynaecology Oncology for the South Island.

We are a training centre for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RANZCOG) and have a complement of both training and non-training registrars within our service.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Medical Officer to complete our team covering the services of both Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

We are looking for Fixed Term Obstetrics & Gynaecology Medical Specialists in a part-time or full time role for up to 12 months, ending around August 2023.

You will be expected to partake in the general duties of the department to fulfil service requirements which includes clinics such as; antenatal, gynaecology, colposcopy and outpatient hysteroscopy as well as acute and elective gynaecology services as required. There is opportunity to further develop within areas of special interest for example ambulatory gynaecology, medical education and high risk obstetrics  depending upon your skill set.

You will also be required to take part in the obstetrics and gynaecology on call roster.

We have the opportunity for you to experience a city that is in the process of regeneration and to play a pivotal role in nurturing our future generation 

You will need to be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, to find out more please follow this link https://www.mcnz.org.nz/registration/

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

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 Amy Walker – Recruitment Specialist.
Email: Amy.Walker@cdhb.health.nz

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

The Future of the Health Industry

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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Fixed Term/Contract, Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time, Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 2243738

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply Now!