Workplace Whanganui DHB
Specialty Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date Open
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 vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
You would be part of a team of four obstetrician & gynaecologist consultants based at the Whanganui hospital which serves 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. A full range of gynaecology services, including colposcopy are provided. The consultant team provides 24hour on-call cover, the cover is shared equality between all consultants (part-time or fulltime). 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.
Your move to Whanganui will allow you to experience a vast range of sights and entertainment in our region. It offers easily accessible mountains for skiing or tramping, lakes for fishing and boating, as well as beaches for surfing and quiet walks. Whanganui also 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.
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