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Obs and Gynae Registrar (immediate commencement)

Obstetrics & Gynae Registrar (immediate commencement)

Southland Hospital

Salary Band $124,892 - $211,100 + Kiwisaver + Carpark


  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
  • Opportunity to further develop your skills in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Close to some of New Zealand most famous national parks and ski field


Mō te tūranga | About the role

  • Be part of a small but dedicated team of Consultants, midwives, and obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses
  • Excellent support and opportunities for development through a high level of SMO contact and supervision
  • Offering extensive opportunities to develop your skills and talents as a Women’s Health practitioner
  • 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

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or 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
  • A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, including a minimum of 6 months experience working in an O&G role
  • Applications welcomed  for non-training registrars and both core and/or advanced trainees


It is 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 to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information, please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.


Painga | Benefits

  • 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
  • Free meals when on duty
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to range of retail discounts
  • Access to staff holiday homes in Fiordland and Central Otago
  • Free parking when on duty


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.


Utu whānui |Salary range 

This role is covered by the terms and conditions of New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association & 20 DHB Multi Employer Collective 17 May 2021 – 31 March 2024 (NZRDA MECA) and Specialty Trainees of New Zealand and 20 District Health Boards Multi Employer Collective Agreement 14 December 2021 – 13 December 2023 (the STONZ MECA) and the salary will fall between $124,892 - $211,000 dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: Open


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please email


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
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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