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Registrar - Obstetrics and Gynae (fixed term until November 2024)

Registrar – Obstetrics and Gynae (Fixed Term – Immediate Commencement)

Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band $135,713 - $203,500 + Kiwisaver

  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
  • Strong links with RANZCOG
  • Opportunity to live in a vibrant and scenic city with fantastic outdoor opportunities at your doorstep
  • Fixed Term Parental Leave cover unil November 2024


Mō te tūranga | About the role


  • You will be part of the O&G team of 12 Consultants with a range of skills including Generalists, Urogynaecologists and Gynae Oncologists who are dedicated to Registrar training and support. The Obstetrics Unit is busy, with increasing numbers of high-acuity cases. Every effort is made to provide experience in major and minor Gynaecological surgery.
  • You will be provided with the necessary training, along with weekly protected teaching time and a high level of supportive Consultant supervision.
  • We are a RANZCOG training site for ITP trainees and have very strong links with RANZCOG and the University of Otago Medical School, where many of our Registrars complete postgraduate diplomas in O&G.
  • Our advanced trainees are given excellent exposure to specialised skills, including colposcopy, office gynaecology procedures, rural clinics and the opportunity to attend fertility clinics off site
  • The successful applicant will be able to direct their own training towards the path of their choosing with expert support from our team.


 Mōu ake | About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.  You can check your eligibility for registration by visiting the Council’s website at
  • Be working towards becoming a RANZCOG trainee registrar, or a non-trainee registrar with an interest in working in Women’s Health.
  • Have with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience and some experience working in a Women’s Health role.


It is 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 to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information, please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.


Painga | Benefits


  • Free meals when on duty
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to range of retail discounts


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.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role is covered by the terms and conditions of New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association & 20 DHB Multi Employer Collective 17 May 2021 – 31 March 2024 (NZRDA MECA) and Specialty Trainees of New Zealand and 20 District Health Boards Multi Employer Collective Agreement 14 December 2021 – 13 December 2023 (the STONZ MECA) and the salary will fall between $135,713 - $203,500 dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: Open


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 


For further information please email


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
  • Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces

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