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Obs & Gynae Registrar (immediate commencement)

Obs &Gynae Registrar (immediate commencement)

Southland Hospital


Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern New Zealand.

Keen to further develop your skills in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology?
Southern DHB is currently seeking applications from non-training registrars and both core and/or advanced trainees who are interested in joining the team at Southland Hospital.    

Mō te tūranga | About the role

You’ll be part of a small but dedicated team of consultants, midwives, and obstetrics, women’s health clinical nurse specialists, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses, and offered extensive opportunities to develop your skills and talents as a Women’s Health practitioner.   
You will be working with experienced surgeons, doing a variety of open, laparoscopic, and vaginal surgery.  Many registrars find they get much needed exposure and experience in laparoscopic hysterectomies.   There is the opportunity to upskill in colposcopy for advanced trainees, and opportunities for exposure and upskilling in ultrasound.

On any day you may be working in one of the 14 maternity rooms, four birthing rooms, operating theatre, or in our various clinics. 

Mōu ake | About you

We are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years' post qualification experience, including a minimum of 6 months experience working in an O&G role


You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, and be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.  You can check your eligibility for registration by visiting the Council’s website at


Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that it is a requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.


Painga | Benefits

  • The opportunity to work in a modern facility and provide healthcare to a large geographical area, ensuring your exposure to a wide range of work
  • Free parking when on duty
  • Free meals
  • Excellent support and opportunities for development through a high level of SMO contact and supervision
  • One year of training at any level for RANZCOG trainees
  • 24/7 access to the library, weekly teaching and Grand Rounds, journal clubs, regular RMO forums, and exposure to a range of presentations to the hospital – all of which will equip you with a broad skill base to serve you well as you progress in your career


Mō mātou | About us


Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • COVID-19 vaccination

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