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Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Southland

  • 1.0 FTE

Are you looking for a better lifestyle and a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning? We currently have 1x vacancies 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. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population. There are approximately 1400 births per year at Southland, and a further 200 in the surrounding rural areas. Our department consists of a 14 room maternity unit with 4 birthing rooms, a level two 6 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 & Gynaecology Medicine and with that spearhead optimum health and wellbeing 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 Medical Council of New Zealand. 

We have 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 arrive, 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.  

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV so we can view your experience in detail and assess the level of assistance we can provide.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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