Closing date: 13/10/2019

Consultant – Gynaecology – New Zealand
Posted on 13-07-2019 Reference number: 2019150

Gynaecologist – Auckland – New Zealand


The city of Auckland is located in the northern part of the North Island and is New Zealand’s largest city. It is one of the most densely populated areas in New Zealand with around 500,000 inhabitants. Many vineyards, beautiful beaches, pristine rain forests and the gulf of Hauraki surround the city. Auckland has a mild maritime climate, with temperatures fluctuating from 11 degrees in winter and 20 degrees in summer. Auckland is one of the areas with the highest number of sun hours in New Zealand; more than 2000 hours of sunshine per year. Auckland was recently rated the third best place to live in the world.

The healthcare institution in question provides care to a population of 630.000 people and is the employer of more than 8.000 people in the Auckland region. The Gynaecology team provides approximately 6.000 births per year, 27% of which are per Caesarean section. The team works over a large area and offers its services in various healthcare institutions and clinics. This is how both secondary and tertiary care is offered to the population.


On behalf of the above-mentioned care institution, we are currently looking for a gynaecologist for a part-time (0.8 FTE) permanent position.

You will strengthen a varied team and treat a highly varied patient population. The service is delivered medically by 26 SMOs and 5 fellows supported by 18 FTE registrars and 10 FTE house officers. The department serves a high risk population with a poor socio-economic status, who often present late for medical care. As such, the department has been proactive in providing a high quality and safe service for these women, by having a 24 hour on site team, led by the SMO, assisted by 2 registrars and 1 house officer and a fellow at weekends, public holidays and some evening duties. On call requirement is 1:16.

The department provides extensive services in high risk antenatal and intrapartum care maternal fetal medicine, complex acute gynaecology and a range of elective gynaecology including urogynaecology, minimal access surgery (MAS), colposcopy, outpatient hysteroscopy and provides care for gynaecological cancers.

You are a generalis room to work in or develop a subspecialty interest. Newly qualified gynaecologists can also respond to this function. Furthermore, you have affinity with training of registrars, house officers, interns and supporting staff.

The care provider offers attractive working conditions in a modern environment.

For more information about the position described above please contact:

Randa Sawires

Recruitment Consultant

Randa Sawires
Recruitment Consultant
M: +31 6 36 36 35 66
T: +31 6 36 36 35 99