Service: Women’s and Children’s Health service
Contract: Permanent, Full time
About the role
The Women’s and Children’s Health service provides quality and safe care as experienced by women, babies and their whānau of the Hutt Valley. We have a dedicated successful and enthusiastic team of 6 full and part-time Obstetricians and Gynaecologists who enable a collaborative multidisciplinary team approach to service provision, including voice of consumers at all level of service planning. We provide and participate in educational and service audit activities and reflect the values of the DHB including that of open disclosure.
As a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist you will be required to provide excellent services and supervise the care and management of acute and non-acute women allocated to you within a multidisciplinary team environment with an on call component. You will be supporting and leading junior medical staff within the service and will be required to work collaboratively with team members to provide services in assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients referred.
The Hospital is also a teaching hospital with medical students from the University of Otago rotating through the Women’s Health department. We supervise, and are accredited for Obstetrics and Gynaecology training through the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
There will also be an on call component.
- Vocationally registered in Obstetrics & Gynaecology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRANZCOG or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Have a minimum of 2 years Specialist experience
- An experienced clinician with leadership qualities might be given preference but is not mandatory
- Be able to demonstrate collegial working relationships with multi-disciplinary teams
- Relevant experience and training
Here, we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
We are a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
Hutt Valley is part of Wellington, Capital of New Zealand. The region offers great restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and coffee culture as well as ample opportunity for outdoor pursuits. Sailing, water sports, cycle trails and walking trails among wooded hillsides with fantastic views abound in the “Coolest Little Capital in the World (Lonely Planet)”.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.