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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Specialist Intensive Care Otago 11-Nov-2021
Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist - Fixed Term Queenstown Lakes 23-Nov-2021
Plastic Surgeon - Locum Otago 05-Nov-2021
Plastic Surgeon
Plastic Surgeon 26-Nov-2021
Otago 26-Nov-2021
Orthopaedic Consultant - General, Trauma, Shoulder Arthroplasty, and Upper Limb Southland 11-Nov-2021
Medical Oncologist - Locum Otago 11-Nov-2021
Medical Oncologist
Medical Oncologist 15-Nov-2021
Otago 15-Nov-2021
Medical Officer Special Scale (MO) - Public Health - COVID-19 Response Otago 09-Nov-2021
Medical Director - Surgical and Radiology Directorate Otago 24-Nov-2021
Internal Medicine Physician - Fixed Term Otago 24-Nov-2021
General Medicine Physician Dunedin 22-Nov-2021
ECHO Cardiologist
ECHO Cardiologist 03-Nov-2021
Otago 03-Nov-2021
Consultant Vascular Surgeon Otago 13-Nov-2021
Consultant Radiologist - Interventional Subspecialty Otago 11-Nov-2021
Consultant Radiation Oncologist Otago 28-Nov-2021
Consultant Radiation Oncologist Otago 19-Nov-2021
Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Southland 06-Nov-2021
Consultant Paediatrician - Southland Southland 23-Nov-2021
Consultant Ophthalmologist Otago 25-Nov-2021
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Southland Southland 25-Nov-2021
Clinical Haematologist - Locum/Consultant Otago 11-Nov-2021