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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Orthopaedic Consultant Invercargill, Southland 24-Sep-2022
Medical Tutor Specialist - Medical Officer Special Scale (MOSS) Dunedin, Otago 12-Sep-2022
General Medicine Physician / Clinical Director - Southland Invercargill, Southland 23-Sep-2022
General Medicine Physician - Southland Invercargill, Southland 18-Sep-2022
General Medicine Physician Dunedin, Otago 12-Sep-2022
Emergency Department Specialist Invercargill, Southland 15-Sep-2022
Consultant Radiologist - Invercargill Invercargill, Southland 29-Aug-2022
Consultant Radiation Oncologist Dunedin, Otago 05-Sep-2022
Consultant Psychiatrist - Specialist Addiction Services Dunedin, Otago 28-Sep-2022
Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Persons Southland Invercargill, Southland 16-Sep-2022
Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Invercargill, Southland 27-Sep-2022
Consultant Ophthalmologist Dunedin, Otago 24-Sep-2022
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Southland Invercargill, Southland 27-Sep-2022
Consultant Geriatrician Invercargill, Southland 19-Sep-2022
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist Dunedin, Otago 08-Sep-2022
Clinical Haematologist Dunedin, Otago 01-Sep-2022