Career Opportunities

Specialists / Consultants (SMOs)

We employ approximately 360 Senior Medical Officers (SMO) and Senior Dental Officers (SDO) at Te Whatu Ora Southern. As you’ll know, the size of our hospitals allows for our staff to learn from one another, and as such you’ll thrive off teaching and learning from others on the job. Our talented team of SMOs, Medical Specialists and Consultants and Fellows lead a vast array of specialty services, including: anaesthesia, general surgery, intensive care, mental health, and emergency medicine, and many more.

“There’s a strong community – at work and in general – I felt at home and welcomed.”

“It really is a city – small, but not small minded. It is full of well-educated, well-read, well travelled, cultured people. But down to earth and very welcoming. There’s a real connection to the environment too. People really care.”

So, are you ready to make the leap? No matter where you’re at with your decision to move to Southern, we want to hear from you. Phone (03) 470 9604 or email and we can provide support and advice as you plan your move throughout the recruitment process. Here’s to a job that you’re passionate about with an unbeatable lifestyle at Te Whatu Ora Southern.

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Joint Clinical - Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dunedin, Otago 3 Dec 2023
Specialist Anaesthetist Dunedin, Otago 3 Dec 2023
Consultant Psychiatrist - Queenstown Queenstown Lakes, Otago 1 Dec 2023
General Medicine Physician Dunedin, Otago 30 Nov 2023
Urologist 30 Nov 2023
Dunedin, Otago 30 Nov 2023
LOCUM - Consultant Radiation Oncologist Dunedin, Otago 28 Nov 2023
Consultant Radiologist - Invercargill Invercargill, Southland 26 Nov 2023
ENT Surgeon - Southland Invercargill, Southland 26 Nov 2023
Consultant Psychiatrist Invercargill, Southland 23 Nov 2023
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist 2024 Dunedin, Otago 21 Nov 2023
Joint Clinical - Urologist Dunedin, Otago 20 Nov 2023
Medical Tutor Specialist - Medical Officer Special Scale (MOSS) Dunedin, Otago 18 Nov 2023
Consultant Gastroenterologist Dunedin, Otago or Invercargill, Southland 17 Nov 2023
Specialist Anaesthesia FT 2024 - 2025 Invercargill, Southland 16 Nov 2023
Senior Medical Officers - Critical Care (x3) Invercargill, Southland 16 Nov 2023
Consultant Radiation Oncologist - Permanent Dunedin, Otago 16 Nov 2023
Consultant Psychiatrist - Specialist Addiction Services Dunedin, Otago 13 Nov 2023
Emergency Department Specialist Invercargill, Southland 12 Nov 2023
Specialist Anaesthetist 2025 Dunedin, Otago 11 Nov 2023
Specialist Anaesthetist 2024 Dunedin, Otago 11 Nov 2023
Specialist - Intensive Care Dunedin, Otago 10 Nov 2023