Location - Whanganui
About the role
We are looking for a new Consultant to join our highly skilled team in a permanent, full-time position. This critical position will see the successful candidate working within a team of 4 consultants supporting a full range of Obstetrics & Gynae services, including colposcopy.
The birth rate for Whanganui is around 800 births per year with a caesarean rate of less than 20 percent.
With the support of RMO's and Registrars, you will attend outpatient clinics and Theatre sessions each week and participate in the acute on call roster.
What's in it for you
In addition to joining a highly-skilled and dedicated team in a picturesque part of the North Island, you will receive an attractive remuneration package plus 6% Super. You will also enjoy a range of additional benefits and allowances, including:
- Ongoing training and development opportunities, including financial support up to $16,000 per year for continuing medical training
- Relocation assistance to ensure a smooth transition for you
- Opportunities to mentor and develop more junior RMO's and Registrars
- The relaxed lifestyle living in a picturesque region location provides
You will join an organisation that genuinely cares about its people and has created systems to ensure patient workload is manageable and that staff are encouraged to enjoy a work-life balance.
To succeed in this position, you will have completed your residency/ registrar training in O&G and are a fellow of The Royal Australian College and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) or working towards and are eligible to hold vocational registration with the Medical Council of NZ.
Wanganui is located on the West coast of New Zealand's North Island with a wide range of services including emergency medicine, general medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, O&G, ENT, ophthalmology, dentistry and psychiatry.
We provide a six-bed critical care unit with tertiary support from Wellington Hospital. Tertiary services such as cardio-thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, paediatric surgery and cardiology are provided for our patients in Wellington.
Your move to Whanganui will allow you to experience a vast range of sights and entertainment in our region. It offers easily accessible mountains for skiing or hiking, lakes for fishing and boating, as well as beaches for surfing and quiet walks. The year-round temperate climate allows you to make the most of this healthy family-focused lifestyle. Whanganui also boasts an exciting arts community and facilities, a mix of local and travelling music talent, educational and sporting opportunities for all ages, historical buildings and culture. Living in Whanganui, you will be two-and-half hours' drive away from our capital city, Wellington or a 1-hour scenic flight to Auckland.
This excellent work / lifestyle balance for you and your family is further supported by a high quality of education at primary and secondary level, offered through both public and private schools.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.