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Specialist Medical Oncologist

Provide leadership, teaching and strategic direction to a friendly and dynamic team in a modern facility

  • Work in a state-of-the-art Cancer centre
  • Great relocation and accommodation assistance
  • Welcoming team environment

The Position
As a motivated and experienced Medical Oncologist, you will work as part of the Cancer Service which services a population of approximately 250,000 in Northern Tasmania. This a full time position as a Staff Specialist. The service is characterised by a comprehensive, integrated cancer care service featuring medical oncology, radiation oncology, clinical haematology and palliative care across two sites.You will provide inpatient and outpatient care to public and private patients of the service in all aspects of Medical Oncology, including outpatient clinics and play an integral role in the start-up and ongoing development of the Cancer Centre.

You will be supported by a professional, collegial team within the Cancer Service and bring your existing skills and knowledge to this exciting position, in which you will provide leadership, teaching and strategic direction to a friendly and dynamic team in a modern facility.

On offer is a flexible work/life balance, great team environment, commitment to professional development, and a competitive market salary, to be negotiated with the successful applicant. You will receive generous relocation assistance, leave entitlements and have access to salary packaging. 

The Health Service
You will be working at an innovative and dynamic health service that has a range of facilities to provide the best care for their patients, including two acute hospitals, three district hospitals and seven community health centres. The health service has a great sense of community and camaraderie, with strong social and professional networks. They pride themselves on valuing staff and strive to create a positive and friendly working environment. 

The Location
Tasmania’s North West can provide an enviable lifestyle and great career advantages. Here you have it all right on your door step - from dramatic coastlines to world class beaches, rugged mountains, highland lakes, and extensive heritage listed wilderness. 

On offer is a relaxed lifestyle, an amazing array of outdoor pursuits, a flourishing cafe culture and welcoming communities. Lifestyle advantages include affordable housing and a high quality education system with access for all to a range of schools, colleges and the University of Tasmania. 

With a diverse population of approximately 20,000 people this town has a vibrant atmosphere and a lively shopping and restaurant district and with pristine wilderness on your doorstep and Melbourne only an hour’s flight away you can have the best of both worlds. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP and be eligible for registration with AHPRA. 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. 

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