Positions Vacant

ENT Surgeon Invercargill, New Zealand

• Fixed term, full-time

Is it time for you to try a different part of the world, take the opportunity to work but also some have time to relax and take in some new scenery? 

Southland Hospital is one of the newest Hospital’s in the South Island of New Zealand, providing modern and easily accessible facilities for staff and patients alike. 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. We are looking for an experienced Otolaryngologist to join us on a fixed term basis, between 6 months and a year in a generalist position with on-call responsibilities. You will be the sole ENT practitioner on-site at Southland Hospital, but you will be supported by the clinical leader and colleagues from Dunedin Hospital, who also undertake clinics at Southland Hospital. You will see the full range of patients in this role and perform a variety of procedures, such as endoscopic sinus surgery, middle ear surgery, facial skin cancer surgery and paediatric ENT procedures. All major head and neck surgery is currently carried out at Dunedin Hospital.


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 and a wide range of outdoor pursuits. Four ski fields are within easy driving distance. Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Invercargill is a modern city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city also has superb facilities, such as the brand new indoor velodrome and sporting complex, excellent schools and an enterprising, innovative tertiary education provider, where free fees exist. However you unwind do it here.


You must have completed your specialist training to make you eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ). An attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance is on offer.  


Candidates who are not currently registered with the MCNZ should be aware it is the requirement of the MCNZ 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 the MCNZ website www.mcnz.org.nz

Closing date: Monday, 15 October 2018.

Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.

For further information contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers,

phone:   +64 3 470 9604 or 
email:     milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz 

To Apply: 

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/view-vacancy/?jobCategory=&job_id=8360