Obstetrics & Gynaecology Medical Specialist

Canterbury (NZ)
10 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

Christchurch women's hospital is a busy tertiary referral centre with approximately 6000 deliveries per year and incorporates a feto-maternal medicine department. We have a large generalist population of Senior Medical Officers who provide cover for our service and are the regional referral centre for Gynaecology Oncology for the South Island.

We are a training center 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.

The Role

We have exciting opportunities for Senior Medical Officers to complete our team covering the services of both Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

We are looking for a permanen, full-time and part-time Obstetrics and Gynaecology Medical Specialists. Whilst we are predominantly looking for generalist obstetrics and gynaecology specialists we are also willing to consider Senior Medical Officers with expertise in one or other of these areas.

You will be expected to partake in the general duties of the department to fulfil service requirements which includes clinics such as; antenatal, gynaecology, colposcopy and outpatient hysteroscopy as well as acute and elective gynaecology services as required. There is opportunity to further develop within areas of special interest for example ambulatory gynaecology, medical education and laparoscopic surgery depending upon your skill set.

You will also be required to take part in the obstetrics and gynaecology on call roster. Currently this is on a 1 in 16 weekday and 1 in 8 weekend basis as first on call.

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 generations.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn't a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.

Apply online by clicking the apply button, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist.

Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.