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  • Advert number: 354931-0
  • Posted Date: 01/04/14
  • Closing Date: 16/05/14

O and G Consultant
Rotorua, New Zealand
12 months’ Fixed Term, full time
We currently have a fixed term, full time (1.2 FTE) opportunity for an O&G Consultant for a period of 12 months, commencing 16th June 2014. The successful candidate will provide services in Rotorua and Taupo, participate in a 1:5 acute call roster and enjoy excellent support from our Anaesthetic, Surgical, Radiology and Intensive Care teams. The O&G team consists of 5 specialists, two registrars and dedicated SHO support. We also provide attachments/teaching for 5th and 6th year medical students from Auckland Medical School.

Lakes District Health Board provides healthcare for a population of 108,000 people through our hospitals located at the centre of the North Island of New Zealand, at two stunning settings next to Lake Rotorua and Lake Taupo. Rotorua, Taupo and Turangi are internationally acclaimed for trout fishing and Ruapehu for snow skiing. The district is also well known for its other outdoor recreational options including tramping, cycling, mountain biking as well as lake and river watersports such as boating and kayaking. Rotorua is less than one hour’s drive from the Bay of Plenty coast that offers lots of sun, good surf, boating, fishing and deep sea diving. Rotorua is the tourist centre of the North Island of New Zealand.

The hospital underwent a rebuild in 2013 including new ward areas, ITU and theatres, and a state of the art ambulatory outpatient area for Gynaecology, to facilitate outpatient hysteroscopy and Colposcopy/LETZ.

Membership of RANZCOG (or equivalent) is required. Applicants must hold, or be eligible for, vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

For further information, email Stephanie Wearne - Medical Staff Recruiter ph: +64 7 343 8711 or Simon Ewen, HOD O&G ph:+64 27 502 5860.

Applications close: 16 May 2014.