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Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology - permanent 0.8FE role - New Zealand

Consultant - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Ref: 5592 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 Jul 2018
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We are recruiting for a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, to be based in Blenheim, within the Marlborough District – an area which enjoys one of New Zealand’s sunniest climates, with hot, relatively dry summers and crisp winters.

• Permanent part time position (64 hours per fortnight)
• Excellent working conditions and flexibility of commencement date
• Make that work life balance a reality
• Live in the sunniest wine region of New Zealand

Hospital and Role
Wairau Hospital provides General and Geriatric Medicine, Emergency / High Dependency Care, Anesthesia, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Audiology and outreach ENT. There is prompt access to modern on-site theatres and imaging, including MRI.

As the preferred candidate you will join the specialist team providing secondary level Obstetric and Gynaecology services and will share a strong commitment to delivering high quality health care for women and families. You will participate fully in the acute 1:4 roster, facilitate integrated care and foster effective relationships with health professionals across the system to ensure that we achieve maximum support and health gain for our clients.

There are approximately 500 births per year in the Marlborough region and the Maternity services work closely with Nelson services as well as Wellington’s tertiary referral services.

The Location 
Marlborough District is a lifestyle; that’s the best way to describe it. Sitting at the top north-east corner of the South Island, It enjoys one of New Zealand’s sunniest climates, with hot, relatively dry summers and crisp winters. It is also well known for the picturesque Marlborough Sounds and Sauvignon Blanc wine, with the area which surrounds the town being well known as a centre of New Zealand's wine industry. With a population of around 31,000, Blenheim is one of the most progressive and inviting cities with a vibrant local art and food industry. The Marlborough Region in which Blenheim is situated has a wide range of leisure activities, from swimming with dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds to watching whales in Kaikoura; from walks through the bush and along the rugged coastline, as well as scenic boat cruising, fishing, water-skiing and kayaking

What Head Medical can do for you 
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.
Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

Next steps
For more information or an informal chat, get in touch with Tina at with a copy of your cv

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Tina Gesquiere

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5258 LinkedIn