About the Job

About the Role

Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is seeking to appoint Consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in a secondary care setting at Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty. There are options of a permanent full-time or part-time position, hours range from 0.8 – 1.0 FTE (32 – 40 hours per week). The positions will suit a Generalist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, although we welcome applications from those with a sub speciality or special interest area. 

Applications are invited from consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and Advanced Trainees in their final year of training.

The post involves an equal share of the on-call roster, covering both Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  The current average call frequency is 1:10 with split weekends. This includes a fixed weekday on call per fortnight plus a 1:5 weekend roster of either Saturday or Friday/Sunday.  Outpatient/Daytime responsibilities include Antenatal clinics, Gynaecology and colposcopy clinics and Theatre when not on call.  Cover is provided by 8 Registrars and 8 SHO’s on a tiered roster, with two RMOs on site after hours. There is a requirement to participate in teaching, service development and clinical governance. 

We have a 21-bed inpatient maternity ward, 7 delivery rooms and 12 bed neonatal unit.  Gynaecology is on a shared surgical ward.

Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty covers a population of over 150,000 with the total population covered by the Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty being over 230,000.  There is also a second secondary care hospital at Whakatāne.  The city boasts some of New Zealand’s best beaches, an unsurpassed coastal lifestyle, and easy access to the Coromandel peninsula, the Lakes district, and the Central Volcanic Plateau. 

Our department takes great pride in our collegial and supportive work environment. We have worked hard to develop a collegiate group of consultants, who support each-other’s wellbeing and career progression. 

About You 

Applicants should hold FRANZCOG or equivalent. A subspecialty interest is desirable but not essential. It would be an ideal post for a junior consultant to gain valuable experience in a busy but enthusiastic and supportive department. 

About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

Our Benefits 

  • In-House career development
  • Flexible working practices (e.g., we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership and wellbeing support
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Free flu vaccination
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Vacancy closes – 4 weeks from advertising

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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