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Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Southland

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Southland Hospital, Invercargill New Zealand
Salary: ASMS MECA 2022 (NZD 170,369 - 250,560)

  • Work/Life Balance
  • 1.0 FTE Permanent

 

Mō te tūranga | About the role
Are you looking for a better lifestyle and a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning? We currently have 2x 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 have a unique opportunity for a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join us on a full time basis, 40 hours per week basis(plus on call). This role is primarily based in Invercargill with some travel across the Southern District. There is also the expectation of involvement with routine obstetrics, routine gynaecology and colposcopy clinics including some outreach clinics. Southland – The NZ we all dream off

 

Mō mātou | About us

Piki Te Ora (Southern DHB) covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We deliver to a population of approximately 329,000 people over the Otago and Southland regions, through two main centres, Dunedin and Invercargill. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population.

There are approximately 1400 births per year at Southland Hospital, Invercargill 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 5 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.

Our department is affiliated to the Dunedin School of Medicine University of Otago and has a strong focus on educational development with daily obstetric handover and weekly teaching sessions and we have recently achieved a four year accreditation for O&G training by RANZCOG.

 

Mōu ake | About you

This vacancy is best suited to someone who have completed, or be about to complete their specialist training and be eligible for vocational registration with Medical Council of New Zealand.  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. 

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that it is a requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing

 

Mō mātou | About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community at Southland – The NZ we all dream off.

 

Utu whānui |Salary range
This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($170,369) and Step 15 ($250,560 p.a prorata)

 

Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Friday, 30 September 2022
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

 

Tono ināianei | Apply now
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

For a job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

 

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • COVID-19 vaccination

 

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