Obstetrics & Gynaecology Medical Specialist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō mātou | About us
- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.
Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Christchurch women - s hospital is a busy tertiary referral centre with approximately 6000 deliveries per year incorporating a feto-maternal medicine department as well as a large gynaecology service. We have a largely generalist population of Senior Medical Officers who provide cover for our service and are also the regional referral centre for Gynaecology Oncology for the South Island.
We are a training centre for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RANZCOG) and have a complement of both training and non-training registrars within our service.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Medical Officer to complete our team covering the services of both Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
We are looking for a Permanent Obstetrics & Gynaecology Medical Specialist 1.0 FTE with a full on-call component.
You will partake in the general duties of the department including providing inpatient care and undertaking clinics such as; general antenatal, high risk pregnancy and colposcopy as well as acute gynaecology services as required. We are looking for a clinician with a strong Obstetric focus who can further develop their skills within areas of special interest for example early pregnancy, preterm birth and high-risk obstetrics. Given our strong focus on patient and whanau centred care there may also be a need and an opportunity to provide some outreach clinics as part of our work to enable whanau to access care closer to home in sites such as Kaikoura, Rolleston and Rangiora. Although this role does not include access to a regular elective gynaecology operating session there are opportunities to undertake procedural gynaecology including the acute gynaecology list and expertise in outpatient colposcopy and hysteroscopy is welcomed.
We have the opportunity for you to experience a city that is in the process of regeneration and to play a pivotal role in nurturing our future generation.
You will need to be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, to find out more please follow this link https://www.mcnz.org.nz/registration/
Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.
About Christchurch | Living in Ōtautahi
Ōtautahi, Christchurch is a great place to live and bring up a family. It is easy to get around with just a short commute from work to home, no matter where you live in the city. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery with ample recreational pursuits on our doorstep. There is a vibrant cultural scene with dining, theatre, music and a host of other entertainment on offer. Schooling and university facilities are excellent. Find out more about our city here.
Ngā hua | Benefits
Being part of Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.
Te Whatu Ora Waitaha believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker -
Statement of Accountability will be available upon request.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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