Consultant – Maternal Fetal Medicine

Auckland (NZ)
05 Apr 2017
30 Apr 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Women’s Health

Auckland, New Zealand

  • Unique senior position within world class MFM unit with regional/national prominence
  • Combine New Zealand lifestyle experience with outstanding career development
  • Preference is Permanent, but will consider fixed term options
  • Relocation support available  

Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is one of the largest quality health providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary services to around 1.6 million people in the northern region as well as nationally for specific specialities.

National Women's Health provides subspecialty services in Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynaecological Oncology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Subspecialties of Urogynaecology and Minimal Access Surgery are also being developed. There are 8,000 births per annum at National Women’s Health. The Maternal Fetal Medicine Service provides a regional service to 40,000 pregnant women and Fetal Therapy and Fetal Cardiac Services to New Zealand and some Pacific Islands (65,000 pregnancies). The hospital has a close association with the Auckland University Faculty of Health Sciences and has a leading role in research, undergraduate teaching and post graduate training.

We are only one of four units in Australasia that can offer such a unique opportunity which includes:

  • Active research programmes;
  • New Zealand Maternal Fetal Medicine Network - established in 2009 with support from the Ministry of Health to promote excellent MFM services around New Zealand;
  • National Women’s Health is RANZCOG accredited for Specialist Maternal Fetal Medicine Training (two positions);
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists supervise research undertaken by trainees and are leading both local and multicentre research programs.

The position will encompass a mix of maternal and fetal medicine, delivery suite and on call commitments.

To be successful in this role you must:-

  • Have proven clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology experience and an ability to demonstrate medical management within Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Have a subspecialty qualification or a special interest in MFM
  • Have /be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (

Auckland region is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand. In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey.

Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone!

This is genuinely an outstanding and challenging clinical leadership opportunity within the NZ Public Health Sector. If this opportunity interests you, we would like to hear from you.

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For further information about these great opportunities, please contact Dr Claire McLintock, Service Clinical Director, Regional Maternity Service via email:

To apply: Please visit the ADHB career website: quoting reference number CEN00884 or click the apply button.

Closing date: 30th April 2017.