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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrars -Immediate start - Wellington Region

Wellington Hospital
Full time
Expires in: EXPIRED
No Longer Available


Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

  • Permanent O&G positions
  • Immediate Start and July 2024
  • Allocations available in Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ Wellington and Hutt Valley Hospitals
  • The Wellington Region RMO positions are rotational across multiple Hospitals which means that you may rotate to these sites during your time with us. If you are successful in gaining a position, the service will do their best to accommodate the run preferences stated within your cover letter.
  • Run descriptions available when allocations are confirmed

RMO salaries are calculated based on relevant previous years of experience and the average weekly hours of work as set out in the relevant run description. For the current salary bands, please refer to either the Specialty Trainees of New Zealand (SToNZ) or Resident Doctors - Association (RDA) Multi-Employer Collective Agreements.

Moū - About you

You will need to be a NZ or Australian citizen or resident, or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ - information available on the Immigration New Zealand website.

Please note - important information for overseas graduates who are applying: 

The MCNZ has introduced a new method of primary source verification using the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates - Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG - s EPIC) service.

If you are successful in obtaining a role in New Zealand, you will be required to have your primary medical degree verified through EPIC. Before MCNZ will start processing your application, you must have had your documents verified by EPIC. If you have would like more information about primary-source verification, please see MCNZs website or EPIC - s FAQ webpage.

E pā ana ki a tatou - About us

Here at the Te Whatu Ora Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley districts we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Join our fellow 740 Resident Medical Officers employed by the Te Whatu Ora (Health NZ) of the Wellington Region (Capital, Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa Districts) to gain leading experience, medical supervision and training.

Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Hospitals

The Capital, Coast Districts Women - s Health Service is dedicated to ensuring excellence in Obstetric and Gynaecological care. We work as one team to provide tertiary and secondary obstetrics and gynaecology care and primary obstetrics. The service provides an integrated mix of inpatient/outpatient/day patient and domiciliary services.

Gynaecology surgery is undertaken at both Wellington and Kenepuru Hospital and clinics are delivered at Wellington, Kenepuru and Kāpiti Health Centre. We provide a gynaecology oncology (GO) centre with outreach clinics and weekly regional MDMs.

With around 3,600 births per year there is ample opportunity for our SHOs to gain experience in the full spectrum of obstetric care from ante-natal to post-natal at Wellington. Primary maternity birthing units (midwifery led) are based at Kenepuru Hospital and Kāpiti Health Centre.

Ambulatory services include a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound service to support our tertiary maternal foetal medicine service, gynaecologic oncology, Women - s Health Acute assessment service and a wide range of outpatient Obstetric and Gynaecological services. There is a regional counselling and termination of pregnancy service. 

The Women - s Health Service provides a regular registrar training programme including subspecialty multidisciplinary meetings like Gynae-Oncology, MFM and Perinatal Mortality. Experienced support and great training is provided by a dynamic and dedicated team. Our training programme received RANZCOG re-accreditation across all areas in 2018 with a number of commendations. For the training year 2024 we will be offering two runs specifically designed to be suitable for completing requirements of RANZCOG advanced training modules (ATM) in general gynaecology and general obstetrics.

Hutt Valley Hospital

Is a busy 260-bed facility covering Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt cities. We provide care for an ethnically diverse population of 139,000 people and Hutt Hospital supports 1,800 births and performs over 500 elective gynaecological procedures per annum. Our SCBU cares for babies over 32 weeks and Wellington is our Tertiary referral centre. Hutt is situated just 15 minutes - drive from downtown Wellington, our vibrant capital city. 

The team in Hutt consists of 8 Senior Medical Officers, 8 registrars, 3 SHOs and 1 HO. Each registrar is assigned to the SMO according to their skill set and request. The RMOs will get exposure to good surgical skill sets which include Pelvic floor repairs and advanced laparoscopic surgery. The RMOs can complete their Colposcopy assessments in the unit. We will also be offering a run which will be suitable to complete RANZCOG advanced training module in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The ITP supervisor liaises with the RMOs on regular basis to get feedback from and to ensure that the Department is catering to the needs of the RMOs to the best of their ability.

In Obstetrics, the unit manages significantly high risk women with co-morbidities from diverse ethnicities and socio-economic status. It is a great opportunity to learn to manage these high risk pregnancies. You will run antenatal clinics alongside the SMO or independently if you - re credentialing allows you to do so. The unit allows does medical TOPs and amniocentesis. The unit also runs number of teaching meetings including weekly presentations by RMO/ SMOs, CTG meeting, Obstetrics and Paediatric meeting, Radio-Path meeting, high risk Obstetric meetings, and perinatal mortality and morbidity meetings.

You - ll love working with us. We have a great team, a culture that values and involves people and a reputation for our relationships with our community and our willingness to take the initiative. 

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

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Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed


Wellington Hospital