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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Clinical Haematologist Dunedin, Otago 26-Jan-2023
Consultant Radiologist - Dunedin Dunedin, Otago 25-Jan-2023
Consultant Paediatrician - Southland Invercargill, Southland 24-Jan-2023
Consultant Radiologist - Dunedin Fixed Term Dunedin, Otago 24-Jan-2023
Consultant Radiologist - Invercargill Invercargill, Southland 23-Jan-2023
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dunedin, Otago 23-Jan-2023
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Spinal Dunedin, Otago 18-Jan-2023
General Medicine Physician - Southland Invercargill, Southland 13-Jan-2023
LOCUM - Consultant Radiation Oncologist Dunedin, Otago 13-Jan-2023
Consultant Urologist - Southland Invercargill, Southland 13-Jan-2023
Consultant Geriatrician Dunedin, Otago 12-Jan-2023
ENT Surgeon - Southland Invercargill, Southland 11-Jan-2023
Emergency Department Specialist Invercargill, Southland 09-Jan-2023
Orthopaedic Consultant Invercargill, Southland 04-Jan-2023
Locum - Emergency Medicine Consultant Dunedin, Otago 30-Dec-2022