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Position Title: O&G House Officer / SHO or Registrar - commencing Feb or June 2020
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1
Date Posted: 23/12/2019
Application Closing Date: 31/01/2020 11PM
Job #: RMOS221

We have transformed our old RMO roster and created more positions so that we have staff on site 24/7.   As a result we have several positions available in February and June 2020 that will be suitable for both House Officers and Registrars (both non-training and Advanced Trainees).


The Role

You’ll be part of a small but dedicated team of Consultants, midwives, and obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses, and offered extensive opportunities to develop your skills and talents as a Women’s Health practitioner.  On any day you may be working in one of the 14 maternity rooms, four birthing rooms, operating theatre, or in our various clinics.  

Working alongside a truly multidisciplinary team, there will be excellent support and opportunities for development through a high level of SMO contact and supervision

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

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


The Hospital

Southland Hospital is a modern, 180+ bed, secondary level 4 base hospital situated in Invercargill, New Zealand.  The Hospital services a population of approximately 108,000 throughout Invercargill, Queenstown, Gore, Stewart Island and rural Southland.

To top it off a lifestyle that is hard to beat!  Southland is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages.  Some of New Zealand’s most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance.  To find out more about living here please click the following link

Access to a number of Southern DHB staff holiday homes in Fiordland and Central Otago

One week’s free accommodation, free parking and free meals when on duty.



We are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience, including some 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

If you are interested in applying for this role please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

A current CV and cover letter. Please rank the runs you are interested in working in your cover letter.

Contact details for 3 Consultants we may contact directly for references. These Consultants will have supervised your day-to-day clinical work and one of the referees provided must be from your current or most recent employer. Please ensure you advise your referees of their nomination so they are aware they will be contacted by an RMO Recruitment Advisor from the Southern DHB.

The Medical Council of New Zealand (the Council) recently introduced 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 and information on enrolling. We encourage you to begin this process as soon as possible.

Complete an application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


If you have any questions about the role, the application or the recruitment process please contact the Recruitment Advisor at quoting the vacancy title and reference number.

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