Medical Officer Regional Cancer, Based at Hastings Hospital
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Employer: MidCentral DHB

Specialty: Medical Oncology

Grading: Medical Officer

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: Applicants for this position must have, or be eligible for, general registration with the New Zealand Medical Council as well as having demonstrated clinical skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team.  Some experience in cancer medicine, and knowledge of chemotherapy, is an advantage, but not essential.

The Regional Cancer Treatment Service at MidCentral District Health Board provides medical oncology, radiation oncology and clinical haematology services for the communities of the MidCentral, Hawke’s Bay, Wairarapa, Whanganui and Taranaki District Health Boards.

We are seeking to appoint a Medical Officer for MidCentral DHB’s Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) based at Hastings Hospital in Villa 6.  This is a non-specialist position suitable for a doctor with an interest in oncology.  This position supports the three specialties of Medical Oncology, Clinical Haematology and Radiation Oncology.

This position is open to applications from Senior House Officers (SHOs).

The role will predominantly support the delivery of systemic cancer therapy in the Hawke’s Bay and advising and assessing acutely presenting patients under the care of the RCTS.  This role is an integral member of the cancer team at Hawke’s Bay, supporting and advising a team of specialist cancer nurses and working alongside the RCTS Senior Medical Officers.

To comply with the recent health order, MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

For further information please contact Anita Roberts, SMO Recruitment Coordinator:  +64 6 350 8849.

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Name: Anita Roberts

Position: SMO Recruitment Co-ord


Phone: (06) 350 8204