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Consultant Medical Oncologist

Work in a tertiary referral centre in a unique and attractive location.

  • Be part of a professional and driven team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Revel in the natural beauty of this region
The Position
A proficient Medical Oncologist will join a welcoming and dynamic team of 4 Medical Oncologists, 4 Radiation Oncologists and 4 Haematologists supported by a strong multidisciplinary team. You will be tasked with providing excellence in patient care and improving the value of the service by improving the quality of the service. You will be required to Participate in the specialist roster providing after hours cover for Oncology patients and conduct 5 outpatient clinics per week.

You will be responsible for the direct supervision of House Physicians, Registrars, Trainee Interns and Nursing Staff working in the Oncology and Haematology Service. Additionally, you will engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes.
 
The Hospital
The appointment is based in a 350 bed tertiary hospital situated in the heart of the city centre. It is also a teaching facility with strong links to the local University Medical School, offering opportunities for you in research, training, and clinical work. Services include Intensive Care, Neo-Natal Intensive Care and Coronary Care Units, eight main operating and two day surgery theatres, a regional helicopter retrieval service, modern radiology services, including MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine and interventional radiology. The Oncology service provides a comprehensive tertiary level service to 300,000 people.
 
The Location
This great small city is known for its southern hospitality and boasting some New Zealand’s most notable scenes and holiday spots on its doorstep. This part of the world is renowned for its lifestyle and work/life balance; in your spare time it really is up to you, choices abound. Surf, drink coffee, shop, or hike in the mountains down the road. It is a city that fosters innovation and creativity and is an internationally respected knowledge centre.
 
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you will be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and hold specialist qualifications. Unless you are a native English speaker you must also meet the English language proficiency requirements.
 
If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
 
Enjoy a broad scope of practice and flexible working hours in this homely region. Register your interest today.

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