- Advert number: 315991-0
- Posted Date: 29/10/12
- Closing Date: 27/12/12
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Permanent, full or part time
- Great collegiality
- Small committed team
- Flexible hours for work / life balance
- Vacancy number 042636
If you want to be part of a small, supported and happy team of four specialists that works well together, then you have to consider Taranaki as your next place to live and work. This position will suit a newly qualified or experienced Consultant and we will consider part time or full time requests.
The specialists main duties will include:
- Theatre sessions
- Outpatients Gynaecology session
- Ward rounds
- Labour ward rounds that include teaching tutorials, audit activity and supervision
- Antenatal clinics
- Participation on the on-call roster
The specialists work a 1:4 on-call roster and are supported by a Medical Officer, Registrar and House Officer. A local General Practitioner provides part time out of hours cover to support a 1:4 on-call roster for the Resident Doctors. You will have responsibility for some in-patient and community clinics and provided the opportunity for teaching and supervising Junior Medical Staff.
Taranaki Base Hospital is a regional centre serving a population of 105,000, has 215 beds and is located in New Plymouth, the major city of the beautiful Taranaki Province. The maternity arm of our hospital comprises of a six bed delivery suite with four adjoining antenatal beds, as well as 14 post-natal beds.
The department is accredited for O&G training by the RANZCOG and hosts a College appointed Registrar throughout the year.
Taranaki is one of those magical places in the world where people come for a visit, and find they never want to leave. And you will too. The wonderful natural environment with a majestic mountain at its heart, the rugged coastline world-renowned for its surf, great career opportunities, our love of art and culture, thriving cafés, and outdoor living mean it’s a fantastic place to work, live and play. Click on this link for information on living and working in Taranaki: http://www.taranaki.info/
To find out about this opportunity contact the Head of Department, Jeremy.Smith@tdhb.org.nz or for a service profile and position description the Recruitment Manager, Charles.Hunt@tdhb.org.nz on 06 753 6139.
Closing date for applications will be 27th December 2012 however we may make an offer of employment prior to this date, at which time we will close the vacancy.