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Staff are very efficient in making sure paperwork was done properly and in a timely manner. I am very happy with the service and would recommend IMR/LocumBank to my colleagues - Dr Wu
All help and support from IMR was amazing and made the difficult process of moving from overseas almost simple - Dr McDonald, GP
Impressive, consistent, knowledgeable, and unflinching in their moral support. I've never known a recruitment agency to take so much care and detail, and show such commitment to prospective clients - Dr Suriya, Psychiatrist
They went out of their way in helping me fill the mountain of forms and liaise with people, and are still helping me now. I am indebted - Dr Suriya, Psychiatrist
Your services have been excellent and I have had minimal difficulties in getting to where I have wanted. Your staff are extremely friendly and reliable - Dr Rai, House Officer
IMR have great knowledge and experience in medical recruitment with a high standard of services, along with excellent communication skills and professionalism - Dr Murali, GP
We have successfully recruited a number of high quality medical staff through IMR and have always found their service to be highly professional, efficient, and effective, with timely responses to our enquiries - C Byrne, Mental Health Services
We have found IMR to be very helpful, prompt and easy to contact - K Balcombe, Medical Staffing Unit
IMR have shown a high level of professionalism in dealing with a multi-staged process, and guided me with great efficiency and a deep sense of timing - Dr Bangash, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
I would not have been here (in New Zealand) without IMR's constant help and guidance - Dr Sadani, Transfusion Medicine Specialist
I was particularly impressed by the high level of service given to me. I received regular emails and phone calls providing me with updates and information on the next steps throughout the process - Dr O'Luanaigh, Psychiatrist
From the outset, IMR gave me a timeline for how long the process would take, and they were 100% accurate on that. This made planning for the move that much easier - Dr O'Luanaigh, Psychiatrist
IMR's communication is of a high standard and they are able to respond to candidates' concerns in a clear, professional manner - K Kempthorne, Radiology Dept
I would recommend IMR to other Recruitment Advisors as a good source of doctors, and a trustworthy company to work with - N Copson, Recruitment Advisor
We find IMR to be very professional and always exceptionally quick in responding to emails and phone calls - J O'Neill, Health Service CEO
I found IMR very knowledgeable in all aspects concerned with recruiting physicians, particularly the issues that are specific to practice in a foreign country - Dr Fennell, Anaesthetist
IMR's efficiency and professional manner of conduct is truly commendable - Dr Kumar, Radiologist
Thank you again for all your help and support, and for making our Australian experience possible - Dr Gubbay, House Officer
I have already referred three other doctors to IMR, who are now also in the process of moving down under, and I will continue to refer more - Dr Gubbay, House Officer

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Jobs

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Jobs in Australia and New Zealand

There are many wonderful opportunities to develop, extend or expand on your Obstetrics and Gynaecology work experience in Australia or New Zealand, with a broad range of positions available to suit a variety of doctors.

Given the large landmass of Australia and New Zealand compared to the relatively small population densities, there are many areas outside of major cities that still require full obstetric services. Some of these areas are serviced by the larger city facilities, whilst there are also rural services that operate from regional bases and cover large areas of remote communities.

The practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Australia and New Zealand is very similar to that in any other modern health system country, such as the UK or Ireland. Whilst techniques remain consistent to other first class medical systems, substantial investments by both governments have ensured that facilities and technology remain cutting edge.

This, combined with an increased interest from both local doctors and International Medical Graduates, has led to a rise in the amount of funded research being undertaken and has firmly stamped both Australia and New Zealand as being at the forefront of the medical world as far as Obstetrics and Gynaecology is concerned.

Obstetrics practice in the public health sectors in Australia and New Zealand conventionally consists of hospital based labour (maternity) wards where midwives often deliver uncomplicated singleton normal vaginal deliveries without doctor involvement. For all abnormal presentations, twin pregnancies, premature or instrumental deliveries, the Obstetrics SHO/ Resident, Registrar and often the Consultant, become involved. All Caesareans will naturally involve the Registrar and/ or Consultant.

Private practice in Australia and New Zealand is a Consultant-led service with patients being under the direct care of a Consultant Obstetrician. This nominated Consultant will oversee the antenatal, peri-partum and post-natal care for the patient creating an excellent platform for continuity of care. In-vitro fertilisation is widely available in Australasia through private Obstetricians where teams of Consultants work together to provide a holistic service from conception to delivery.

Gynaecology practice is generally very similar to other first class health system countries, with Gynaecologists often splitting their time between outpatient clinics and elective surgery lists. In addition to this, there is often a requirement for some on-call work where Gynaecological emergencies are attended to.

With preferred supplier status amongst the majority of hospitals in both Australia and New Zealand, you can be assured that IMR will offer you the widest choice of opportunities possible. At IMR, we have a dedicated Obstetrics and Gynaecology division, meaning that our Medical Recruitment Specialists can offer unmatched knowledge and advice on your ideal role.

Postgraduate qualifications in which the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) often deem as comparable to the RANZCOG program, and after assessment, may allow you to practice as a Consultant in Australia or New Zealand include:

UK MRCOG (Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
FRCOG (Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
USA Certificate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists
Canada Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
South Africa Fellowship of the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of South Africa: FCOG(SA) and/or Master of Medicine (MMed) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Ireland MRCPI Obstetrics & Gynaecology  (Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists,  Royal College of Physicians of Ireland)

Other qualifications can be assessed on a case-by-case basis, and in addition to this there are multiple vacancies available at Registrar or SHO/ Resident level. Contact us today to discuss your personal preferences and requirements, and we would be delighted to get started on your Obstetrics and Gynaecology career in Australia or New Zealand.