Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar-Fixed-term contract-31Jan22-31July22 at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar position for Registrar either in O&G training or seeking to enter the training programme
- Fixed-term contract- Cover for a College Trainee on extended leave
- Starting 31 January 2022 till the 31st of July 2022
- Allocation in Wellington and Hutt Valley Hospitals
The Wellington Region RMO positions are rotational across multiple hospitals, including Wellington Regional, Kenepuru, Hutt Valley and Masterton Hospitals which means that you may rotate to these sites during your time with us. If you are successful in gaining a position, the service will do their best to accommodate the run preferences stated within your cover letter.
RMO salaries are calculated based on relevant previous years of experience and the average weekly hours of work as set out in the relevant run description. For the current salary bands, please refer to either the Specialty Trainees of New Zealand (SToNZ) or Resident Doctors Association (RDA) Multi-Employer Collective Agreements.
Experience and Eligibility
- Suitable for candidates who have had at least 12 months previous experience in O&G as this role partakes on the out of hours roster; suitable for a Registrar either in O&G training or seeking to enter the training programme
- You must have eligibility for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Information on the process of application for this can be found on their website at http://www.mcnz.org.nz/ or http://www.mcnz.org.nz/get-registered/registration-self-assessment-tool/
- You will need to be a NZ or Australian citizen or resident, or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ. The immigration NZ website can be found at https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas
Please note - important information for overseas graduates who are applying: The MCNZ has introduced a primary source verification using the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG s EPIC) service. If you are successful in obtaining a role in New Zealand, you will be required to have your primary medical degree verified through EPIC. Before MCNZ will start processing your application, you must have had your documents verified by EPIC. If you have would like more information about primary-source verification, please see MCNZs website or EPIC s FAQ webpage.
What s in it for me?
- Home to the NZ Government, Wellington is a vibrant place to live and work and has repeatedly been voted as New Zealand s top lifestyle city. Wellington is considered cultural and creative hub of the country and hosts numerous cultural events as well as live theatre, music and festivals. We are renowned for our caf culture, nightlife, fantastic restaurants, sparkling harbour, surf spots, amazing views, outdoor activities and close proximity to vineyards ensuring you are never short of activities to do outside of working hours. For more information about living in Wellington, visit the Discover Wellington website
- You will love working with us as you will have the opportunity to rotate across our three Regional DHBs and includes the possibility of Rural attachments without having to leave the region
- As we are a large employer and include a tertiary hospital, there are vast career progression opportunities available due to the high number of Registrar positions and wide range of specialties across the region. We also ensure that formal and informal teaching sessions are available to all of our RMO s
Our Hospitals and Services
Join our fellow 615 Resident Medical Officers employed by the 3 District Health Boards of the Wellington Region (Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa DHB s) to gain leading experience, medical supervision and training.
CCDHB Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Hospitals
The CCDHB Women s Health Service is dedicated to ensuring excellence in Obstetric and Gynaecological care. We work as one team to provide tertiary and secondary obstetrics and gynaecology care and primary obstetrics. The service provides an integrated mix of inpatient/outpatient/day patient and domiciliary services.
Gynaecology surgery is undertaken at both Wellington and Kenepuru Hospital and clinics are delivered at Wellington, Kenepuru and Kāpiti Health Centre. We provide a gynaecology oncology (GO) centre for 7 DHBs with outreach clinics and weekly regional MDMs.
With around 3,600 births per year there is ample opportunity for our SHOs to gain experience in the full spectrum of obstetric care from ante-natal to post-natal at Wellington. Primary maternity birthing units (midwifery led) are based at Kenepuru Hospital and Kāpiti Health Centre.
Ambulatory services include a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound service to support our tertiary maternal foetal medicine service, gynaecologic oncology, Women s Health Acute assessment service and a wide range of outpatient Obstetric and Gynaecological services. There is a regional counselling and termination of pregnancy service.
The Women s Health Service provides a regular registrar training programme including subspecialty multidisciplinary meetings like Gynae-Oncology, MFM and Perinatal Mortality. Experienced support and great training is provided by a dynamic and dedicated team. Our training programme received RANZCOG re-accreditation across all areas in 2018 with a number of commendations. For the training year 2022 we will be offering two runs specifically designed to be suitable for completing requirements of RANZCOG advanced training modules (ATM) in general gynaecology and general obstetrics.
To find out more about the Wellington Women s Health Service, click here
HVDHB Hutt Valley Hospital
Is a busy 260-bed facility covering Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt cities. We provide care for an ethnically diverse population of 139,000 people and Hutt Hospital supports 1,800 births and performs over 500 elective gynaecological procedures per annum. Our SCBU cares for babies over 32 weeks and Wellington is our Tertiary referral centre. Hutt is situated just 15 minutes drive from downtown Wellington, our vibrant capital city.
The team in Hutt consists of 7 Senior Medical Officers, 8 registrars, 2 SHOs and 1 HO. Each registrar is assigned to the SMO according to their skill set and request. The RMOs will get exposure to good surgical skill sets which include Pelvic floor repairs and advanced laparoscopic surgery. The RMOs can complete their Colposcopy assessments in the unit. We will also be offering a run which will be suitable to complete RANZCOG advanced training module in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The ITP supervisor liaises with the RMOs on regular basis to get feedback from and to ensure that the Department is catering to the needs of the RMOs to the best of their ability.
In Obstetrics, the unit manages significantly high risk women with co-morbidities from diverse ethnicities and socio-economic status. It is a great opportunity to learn to manage these high risk pregnancies. You will run antenatal clinics alongside the SMO or independently if you re credentialing allows you to do so. The unit allows does medical TOPs and amniocentesis. The unit also runs number of teaching meetings including weekly presentations by RMO/ SMOs, CTG meeting, Obstetrics and Paediatric meeting, Radio-Path meeting, high risk Obstetric meetings, and perinatal mortality and morbidity meetings.
You ll love working with us. We have a great team, a culture that values and involves people and a reputation for our relationships with our community and our willingness to take the initiative.
How to apply
- Applications close midnight (NZ time) 15 November 2021
If you meet the criteria above and wish to submit a formal application, then please apply now
Upon application you will need to provide:
- Electronic copies of your CV and cover letter. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
- A copy of Photo identification (passport or Drivers Licence)
- Copies of three references on the National Reference Form. Your referees must be consultants/specialists, practicing in the same area of medicine as you are applying for, who have worked with you for at least 6 months in the last 3 years. At least one referee must have worked with you at your current, or most recent place of work of at least 1 month in duration if you have recently changed role. Reports must be submitted at the time of your application. Unfortunately, incomplete applications cannot be considered
Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa District Health Boards are Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE) and we acknowledge and celebrate the importance of our people, diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them. We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.
Should you have any queries about the application form, recruitment process, or would like a copy of the run description for this role then please do not hesitate to contact us at RMO_recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz quoting the vacancy reference number and job title in the subject.
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