Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

New Zealand (NZ)
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
N19-175 and W19-062
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

  • 0.8 FTE position gives you ultimate work life balance

Excellent working conditions, a relocation package and a negotiable commencement date. Make a lifestyle move to the top of the South Island, New Zealand.

We are inviting applications from Consultant Obstetricians and Gynecologists keen to relocate to the desirable Nelson/ Marlborough region at the top of the South Island. Nelson/ Marlborough offer very friendly and safe communities to raise families and enjoy ‘kiwi life’ at its best. The region is unrivalled in the array of easily accessible leisure pursuits and outdoor activities it provides.

About you

We are looking for an Obstetrics and Gynecology consultants who would be comfortable working in a smaller provincial hospital and will make a positive contribution to the existing Obstetrics and Gynecology team.

Required qualifications and experience include the following:

  • FRANZCOG or equivalent post graduate qualification in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, or eligible for same Current Annual Practising Certificate, or eligible for it
  • Colposcopy training

About the role

You will join a specialist team providing secondary level Obstetrics and Gynecology services and will share a strong commitment to delivering high quality health care for women and their families.

Participation is expected in the 1:4 on call roster, routine obstetrics, routine gynecology and colposcopy clinics including some outreach clinics.

There are approximately 1000 births per year in the Nelson region and 500 in Marlborough. The maternity service and gynecology services work closely together, as part of the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board. There is also a close relationship with two tertiary providers, being Wellington and Christchurch Hospital’s, which are close by.

Salary for these positions will be the range of $161,304 – $240,000 (as per the current senior medical and

dental officer collective agreement) dependent on skills, experience and gaining full vocational registration in NZ. You will also have access to up-to ten days and a $16,000 allowance to put towards your continued medical education.

Why apply?

The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year-round dry and sunny days enabling you to experience by foot, bicycle, ski, road and boat the most stunning of coastlines and

beautiful mountains. Indoor sports, swimming and leisure facilities are of an exceptionally high standard and there is a very active arts scene.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us

How to apply

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 0064 3 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Donna Addidle, Service Manager - Women, Child and Youth on

To apply for either of these positions please click the apply button and fill in the online application form on our careers page.

To apply for either of these positions please click apply now to go to our careers page and search job number N19-175 for the Nelson position or W19-062 for the Marlborough position.

Applications are open until filled.

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