Located in the lower South Island, Southland offers a wide range of recreational activities. It is home to two of New Zealand’s national parks offering opportunities for tramping, internationally acclaimed fishing, hunting, climbing and a wide range of outdoor pursuits. You have an abundance of choice for skiing with four ski fields within easy driving distance. Invercargill is a family friendly city with excellent educational and sporting facilities.
Southland Hospital, re-built in late 2004, provides healthcare to a population of 115,000. Southland Hospital is the base hospital for a wide geographical area, creating enormous scope for variety in the work of a talented professional like you.
As part of a small team, you'll have excellent access to your Registrar & Consultant, and unrivalled opportunities to experience any of the varied presentations to the hospital - ensuring an enviable broad skill base that you'll put to excellent use in your burgeoning career. With 24/7 access to the library, weekly teaching and Grand Rounds, journal clubs and regular RMO forums you'll be continually supported in your development.
This position will involve working closely with our Consultants in various specialties with the opportunity to rotate throughout the different departments.
Applicants should have a minimum one year post graduate experience for House Officer role.
If you are new to Invercargill then we can provide you with one weeks free accommodation at our Doctors Residence.
Please note - important information for overseas graduates who are applying
On 1 November 2017 The Medical Council of New Zealand (the Council) is introducing a new method of primary source verification using the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates’ Electronic Portfolio of International Credentials (ECFMG’s EPIC) service.
Please visit the NZMC website for more details about these changes.