Consultant Generalist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is seeking to appoint Consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in a secondary care setting at Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty. This is a 12month full time fixed term position and will suit a Generalist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with an interest in Obstetrics.
Applications are invited from consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and Advanced Trainees in their final year of training.
The post involves an equal share of the on-call roster, covering both Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The current average call frequency is 1:9 with split weekends. Outpatient/Daytime responsibilities include Antenatal clinics, Gynaecology and colposcopy clinics and Theatre when not on call. Cover is provided by 8 Registrars and 4 SHO's on a common roster with a requirement to participate in teaching, service development and clinical governance.
We have a 21-bed inpatient maternity ward, 7 delivery rooms and 12 bed SCBU. Gynaecology is on a shared surgical ward.
Our department takes great pride in our collegial and supportive work environment.
Applicants should hold FRANZCOG or equivalent. A subspecialty interest is desirable but not essential. It would be an ideal post for a junior consultant to gain valuable experience in a busy but enthusiastic and supportive department.
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or if you wish to discuss the position please contact Dr Michael John – Medical Leader Obstetrics and Gynaecology on 021 227 3338.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
New employees of Te Whatu Ora will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Fixed Term|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Obstetrics & Gynaecology|
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