Consultant Generalist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - 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/part-time position, as this a fixed term role of ideally 12 months duration, hours range from 0.8 – 1.0 FTE (32 – 40 hours per week) – with an equal share of on-call commitment. The position 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.
He Korero mōu - 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.
Mō Tātou – 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.
Ko ō tatou painga – 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)
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW”
For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information please contact Dr Michael John - Medical Leader Obstetrics and Gynaecology on 021 227 3338 or Dr Katy Culliney HOD on 0273564984.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Salary range – Salary commensurate with experience as per ASMS. Benefits include professional development leave, professional development allowance and on-call payments.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Fixed Term|
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