Specialist Haematologist

Work with a large tertiary hospital that is committed to your continuing professional development

  • Clinical role with strong emphasis on malignant haematology
  • Enjoy the diversity offered with a mix of clinical and research responsibities
  • City living with the opportunity to indulge in a love of outdoors
The Position
This is an exciting opening for a Specialist Haematologist to join a collegiate team of 7 Haematologists, including a laboratory Haematopathologist, in providing high-quality clinical care to inpatients and outpatients across the health service. Clinical care including of haematologic malignancies will be an important part of the position. Ideally, you will be available to start in this position in June 2018.

The Haematology service is part of the Regional Cancer Centre, incorporating a full mix of Haematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care services. The principal focus of the service is high-quality patient care with particular emphasis on multidisciplinary patient management. The Haematology Department provide inpatient, outpatient and laboratory services to both local and regional populations. Services provided include haematologic malignancies (including acute leukaemia, high-grade lymphoma and autologous transplantation), general and obstetric haematology, and haemostasis-thrombosis and laboratory haematology. Laboratory services include flow cytometry and cytogenetics. The service also runs an active clinical trials programme and will support you to be actively involved in research. 

You will be supported by 4 Haematology Registrars and work in collaboration with 2 Nurse Specialists, 6 Medical Oncologists, 5 Radiation Oncologists and an on-site Transfusion Medicine Specialist.

The Hospital
This modern regional hospital has over 600 beds and provides local services for a population of 360,000 and tertiary services for a region of 750,000. The centre is accredited by the RACP as a level 3 hospital. The hospital has an academic division of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland on site, along with a well-equipped clinical school which acts as a teaching and training centre for undergraduates and postgraduate medical and allied health science students. This hospital is a full-service facility offering specialised medical care, and the full complement of emergency services. The hospital is the main trauma facility for the area, and close connection to road and air transport allow patient-hospital transport in less than an hour from any place in the region.

The Location
Situated in the country’s largest inland city, you will enjoy an easy and relaxed lifestyle while being surrounded by a bustling city and a glorious river. The city boasts an excellent range of amenities including education facilities, sea ports, airports, local railway and only a 90 minute drive from Auckland. The city is also well known as a cultural hub with local, national and international events staged throughout the year and with over 170 cafes, restaurants, and bars you really are spoilt for choice. Housing is very reasonably priced and due to the location, you can choose between city, suburban or rural living. Spend your downtime exploring the several close by lakes, beaches, mountains and ski resorts.

Essential Criteria
To be eligible for this role, you must be a clinical and laboratory haematologist with FRACP and FRCPA or FRCP and FRCPath with CCT. 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.

Settle in this vibrant, diverse and thriving city that is situated on the banks of the majestic Waikato River. Living here you will enjoy a challenging career, short commuting and a slower pace of life. Contact Tara today +61 2 8353 9075 or email for more information - tpickering@wave.com.au.