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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

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O & G Consultant

Employer Whanganui DHB
Workplace Whanganui Hospital
Specialty Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Whanganui DHB Workplace Whanganui Hospital
Specialty Obstetrics & Gynaecology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications for a permanent position from a suitably qualified, competent and experienced O&G Consultant who is vocationally registered, or is eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

You will be part of a team of four obstetrician & gynaecologist consultants based at Whanganui Hospital, serving a population of 63,000. The birth rate for Whanganui is around 800 births per year with a caesarean rate of less than 20 percent. The full range of gynaecology services, including colposcopy, are provided. The consultant team provides 24 hour on-call cover. This cover is shared equality between all consultants (part-time or full-time). Participation in the on-call roster is a requirement of the role.

Whanganui Hospital is located on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island, with a wide range of services including general medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, ophthalmology, dentistry and psychiatry.

Whanganui is a region full of sights and entertainment. It offers easily accessible mountains for skiing or tramping, lakes for fishing and boating, as well as beaches for surfing and quiet walks. Whanganui boasts an exciting arts community and facilities, a mix of local and travelling music talent, educational and sporting opportunities for all ages, historical buildings and culture. Whanganui is located two-and-half hours drive from our capital city, Wellington.

Whatever your interests, Whanganui can offer an excellent work / lifestyle balance.

Qualifications required

Vocational Registration
Ideally RANZCOG
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Vacancy contact details
Name Anita Roberts
Position SMO Recruitment Advisor
Phone (06) 348 1234
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