Career Opportunities

Specialists / Consultants (SMOs)

We employ approximately 360 Senior Medical Officers (SMO) and Senior Dental Officers (SDO) at Southern DHB. 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 DBH, we want to hear from you. Phone (03) 470 9604 or email or 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 Southern DHB.

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Consultant Radiologist - Southland Southland 16-Sep-2021
Clinical Haematologist - Permanent Otago 14-Sep-2021
Consultant Neonatologist and/or Paediatrician Dunedin 13-Sep-2021
Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Southland 09-Sep-2021
General Surgeon - Fixed Term Otago 09-Sep-2021
Consultant Radiologist - Dunedin Otago 08-Sep-2021
Consultant Radiologist - Interventional Subspecialty Otago 08-Sep-2021
Consultant Psychiatrist - Queenstown Queenstown Lakes 07-Sep-2021
Specialist Intensive Care Otago 06-Sep-2021
Consultant Radiation Oncologist Otago 02-Sep-2021
Emergency Department Specialist Southland 01-Sep-2021
Plastic Surgeon
Plastic Surgeon 31-Aug-2021
Otago 31-Aug-2021
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Southland Southland 30-Aug-2021
Consultant Paediatrician - Southland Southland 28-Aug-2021
General Medicine Physician Dunedin 27-Aug-2021
Consultant Radiation Oncologist Otago 24-Aug-2021
Medical Oncologist
Medical Oncologist 20-Aug-2021
Otago 20-Aug-2021