Specialist Medical Oncologist

Location
Waikato (Region) (NZ)
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
WAI08799
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

80 hours per fortnight

We are seeking a passionate, committed Consultant Medical Oncologist (full time + on-call) to join our dynamic, progressive and multidisciplinary department at Waikato Hospital, one of the largest tertiary hospital in New Zealand. The broad focus on patient care, research and education offers an excellent career opportunity. The position is starting 1 June 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

One of six regional cancer centres in New Zealand, our department comprises an inpatient ward including an autologous bone marrow transplant suite, day care and chemotherapy suite, outpatient department and radiation treatment facility. At Waikato Hospital there are currently seven medical oncologists, seven haematologists, nine radiation oncologists and five palliative care physicians. Through our research unit we are involved with the full spectrum of clinical trials, including phase I trials of novel agents.  As a Regional Cancer Centre we provide oncology services to a regional multicultural population of 554,000, with chemotherapy administration and outpatient clinics in Hamilton and three secondary hospitals.

Waikato Hospital is a 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 candidate must have qualifications that would satisfy the requirements for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and must have a driver licence.

Hamilton is situated in the North Island of New Zealand along the banks of the Waikato river. The city has a population of 150,200 and is approximately 2 hours south of Auckland. Beaches on the east and west coast are approximately 1 hour away and ski fields are under 3 hours drive time. 

The candidate must have qualifications that would satisfy the requirements for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and must have a full current driver's license.

To review the position description please ’Click Here’. If you require any further information please contact: Dr Marion Kuper, Clinical Director – email: marion.kuper@waikatodhb.health.nz

Closing date: Open until filled

Applications need to be received through the online application process via the Apply Click Button.

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