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We are seeking a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist to be based in Invercargill, on the South island of New Zealand.

Hospital and role

Southland Hospital is a modern secondary level facility, with first class clinical support facilities and excellent links to the tertiary centre in Dunedin.   

There are approximately 1400 births per year at Southland Hospital and a further 200 in the rural areas. The department consists of a 14 room maternity unit with 4 birthing rooms, a level two 5 cot neonatal unit and a dedicated Women's Health Unit. The service is supported by a team of experienced midwives, obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses.

This role is primarily based in Invercargill with some travel across the Southern District being expected. Participation is expected in the on call roster, routine obstetrics, routine gynaecology and colposcopy clinics including some outreach clinics. We would be keen to hear from a wide range of applicants from new graduates to those with an interest in clinical leadership, complex obstetrics or Urogynaecology.


Invercargill is the southern-most city in New Zealand's South Island and is renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life and strong sense of community. It is a family friendly city with excellent educational and sporting facilities and offers a low cost lifestyle. It’s a healthy and safe environment which prides itself on being genuinely welcoming and open-minded. Please click here for more information on Invercargill.

What Head Medical can do for you

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonial page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location. We will provide assistance through the Medical Registration and Visa application process.

Next steps

For more information, get in touch with Caroline at caroline@headmedical.com with a copy of your cv

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Caroline today.

caroline@headmedical.com / +64 225214705

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