Paediatric Haematologist

New Zealand (NZ)
03 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Paediatric Blood and Cancer Centre 
Starship Children’s Hospital, New Zealand

  • New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital
  • Full time permanent role
  • Relocation assistance provided 

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric Haematologist with a strong transplant haematology focus. This role is based at Starship Children’s Hospital and provides an opportunity to be involved in the full spectrum of paediatric haematological cancer care.

Starship Children’s Hospital is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau (families). Every day our clinical and support teams work collaboratively to fulfill our mission to deliver world class patient and whānau-centered paediatric healthcare to all populations we serve. Starship is part of Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand’s largest tertiary healthcare provider and a major teaching and research centre with close liaison with the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values family as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of medical training and education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics. 

Starship's Haematology/Oncology service provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and long term follow-up for children and adolescents with cancer and non-malignant haematological conditions. The service also provides a comprehensive National Haemopoietic Stem Cell (Bone Marrow Transplant and CORD) Transplant service for all New Zealand. The transplant programme is FACT accredited. This service also comprises of an extensive clinical trials unit and has links with medical and radiation oncology programs. The Starship Blood and Cancer Center is a foundation member of the Childrens Oncology group (COG). In this role you will have the opportunity to contribute to the teaching programme for undergraduate students, registrars and hospital staff.

As the ideal candidate, you will have extensive work experience in clinical haematology with sub-specialty experience in Transplantation and research in aspects of haematology. However, we are certainly interested in candidates with other sub specialty experience. You must have or be eligible for vocational registration in Paediatrics and ideally Pathology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (

(Note :- You will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit

Starship Children’s Hospital is the largest and only dedicated children’s hospital in New Zealand and is based in the heart of Auckland City which has been voted the 5th best city in the world. The city is set in a pristine marine-based environment with a temperate climate and has a population of 1.5 million. It has a vibrant mixture of lifestyles and cultures and offers easy access to stunning and diverse scenery and a wonderful range of outdoor pursuits. With its beautiful countryside and dynamic metropolitan centres, New Zealand offers a lifestyle to suitable for all.  

This is a great opportunity for you to come and experience the kiwi lifestyle and hospitality, whether that be living permanently or coming for an extended ‘visit’. We would love to hear from you to discuss the opportunities we can offer. For further queries about the role, please contact Dr Lochie Teague on  

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We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work” at Auckland DHB

To apply, please click the apply button quoting ref #CEN09266 and submit your application online attaching your latest CV and cover letter outlining your motivation for this role. For more information or for help with your online application, please contact Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on  

Applications Close: 31 October 2018

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

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