Consultant Haematologist – Haematology Service / Malignant Haematology

Waikato (Region) (NZ)
10 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Haematology Service / Malignant Haematology 

We are seeking a passionate, committed Haematologist for a new position in our dynamic, progressive and multidisciplinary department at Waikato Hospital, the largest tertiary hospital in New Zealand. 

The Clinical Haematology service is part of the Regional Cancer Centre and includes substantial Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care departments. The team of 7 haematologists works with 5 registrars and 4 Nurse Specialists to provide first-class care to the multicultural regional population of 750,000. Based at Waikato Hospital, a 600-bed tertiary referral centre, the team provides services in haematologic malignancies (including acute leukaemia, high-grade lymphoma and autologous transplantation in the inpatient service at Waikato Hospital), general and obstetric haematology, haemostasis-thrombosis and laboratory haematology. There is an active clinical trials programme. Waikato Hospital is a large teaching hospital and one of five campuses of the University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. The appointee has opportunities to become involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Waikato DHB Laboratory operates over 5 sites, performing a wide scale of testing and processing over 8 million tests per year. Laboratory services include 10 colour flow cytometry, cytogenetics, molecular diagnostics and specialist coagulation testing for the wider Midland region. A full-time Haematopathologist leads the service with support from clinical colleagues.

Many staff would call Hamilton New Zealand’s best kept secret, situated in the North Island of New Zealand along the banks of the mighty Waikato River. New Zealand is one of the top 10 safest countries in the world and living in the Waikato gives you the opportunity to have the perfect work-life balance – no matter what you’re into. With a population of 150,000 we have surf, sand and snow a short drive away, outdoor adventure of all types, world class sport and entertainment facilities, affordable housing and excellent public and private schooling for all ages. Find out more about our region at

This is a 40 hour a week clinical role with strong emphasis on malignant haematology. The position would include participation in the after-hours roster, approximately 1 in 7. 

Applicants will be a haematologist holding, or eligible for, vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (FRACP & FRCPA, or equivalent) either in Internal Medicine or Pathology. 

Informal enquiries or expressions of interest are very welcome by contacting Dr Hugh Goodman, Clinical Director Haematology ( and Dr Helen Moore, Haematopathologist (

Closing date: Open until filled

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