Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist


  • 0.7 FTE position gives you ultimate work life balance
  • Excellent working conditions, a relocation package and a negotiable commencement date
  • Make a lifestyle move to Nelson the sunshine capital (2633 hrs / year)

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. You will join our specialist team providing secondary level Obstetrics and Gynaecology services and will share a strong commitment to delivering high quality health care for women and families. You will participate fully in the acute roster, facilitate integrated care and foster effective relationships with health professionals across the system to ensure that we achieve maximum support and health gain for our clients. We have approximately 900-1000 births per year in the Nelson/Tasman region and the Maternity services work closely with Wairau services as well as Wellington’s tertiary referral services. 

About you

You will be an experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist keen to contribute to a busy and professional team. You will need to the following qualifications. 

Required Qualifications and Experience include:  

  • FRANZCOG or equivalent post graduate qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, or eligible for same
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate, or eligible for
  • Colposcopy training

We are an accredited employer with immigration New Zealand which can simplify the VISA process. So if you are looking at immigrating to New Zealand we can support that process. Our preference is for permanent but long term Locums would be considered. Please note there is potential for private work in the area. 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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What we offer

Situated near the top of the South Island, Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. It is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand. For more information on the Nelson/ Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/. We have a real focus on learning and sharing your skills and experience with our team of registrars is part of the role and they also share the workload as appropriate. 

How to apply

To chat about the role and find out more please contact Donna Addidle, Service Manager Women, Child and Youth, donna.addidle@nmdhb.govt.nz. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

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Applications Close: Friday 21 December 2018 

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N18-522

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Friday, 21 December 2018