Locum: Gynaecological Oncologist

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
07 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Locum: Gynaecological Oncologist, Women's Health, Auckland DHB, New Zealand

Medical Specialist & Fellows

Enjoy the New Zealand lifestyle in the City of Sails working at Australasia’s largest provider of Women’s Health Services.

ADHB Gynaecological Oncology is the largest of the 3 Gynaecological Oncology Cancer Centres in New Zealand, with of catchment population of 2.3 million, providing tertiary gynaecological oncology services to ADHB, CMDHB, WDHB, Northland, Bay of Plenty, Lakes DHB, Tairawhiti and Waikato DHBs. 

It hosts the supraregional MDM which receives over 1000 referrals per year.

This is a fixed term position for 6-12 months from 1st September 2019, to provide locum cover for existing SMOs in a busy department, currently providing surgical clinical care for approximately 500 new cancers annually.

The role will be based at Auckland District Health Board Auckland City Hospital and Green Lane sites, with potential outreach clinics.

 Key duties will include:

  • To collaborate and work to maintain Gynaecological Oncology services in line with strategic requirements.
  • Provide, with the other Consultants in the specialty, routine and emergency Gynaecological

Oncology services to the region, operating a system of cover for annual, study and professional leave.

  • Provide a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialties in the DHB
  • Provide a preinvasive service (colposcopy and vulval clinics).
  • Provide collegial support within the department and manage the workload collectively as a team
  • To take responsibility for the professional supervision and appraisal of junior medical staff, in conjunction with colleagues.

The ideal person should:

  • Have current New Zealand Medical Council registration or be eligible to obtain NZMC Registration
  • Hold a sub specialist qualification in Gynaecological Oncology
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Be motivated and willing to contribute to a busy unit

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Dr Lois Eva, Service Clinical Director – Gynaecological Oncology, Women’s Health via email: LoisE@adhb.govt.nz

To apply:

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Applications close: 31 August 2019. 

For any general enquiries and if you wish to view the position description, please email Yvonne Reyes, Recruitment Consultant via YReyes@adhb.govt.nz and quote reference number. 

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.