Medical Oncologist – Part Time

Specialty: Medical Oncology

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 24

Required qualifications: Applicants for this position must be Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Medical Oncology or equivalent and hold, or be eligible for, vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

The Regional Cancer Treatment Service at MidCentral provides medical oncology, radiation oncology and clinical haematology services funded by the MidCentral, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Whanganui, Tairawhiti and Taranaki Districts, for their communities.

We are seeking to appoint a part time (0.6 FTE) Medical Oncologist for the Regional Cancer Treatment Service based at Hastings Hospital in the Outpatient Cancer Service. This is a permanent position, hours negotiable.

The role will involve providing cancer care and the delivery of systemic therapy, supporting a team of specialist cancer nurses, supporting Multi-Disciplinary Meetings and providing Hawkes Bay clinicians with advice on the management of the patient with cancer in the inpatient setting.

Our team actively encourage work life balance and the MidCentral Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university.

If you are interested in making the move to MidCentral – check out our careers site. We have loads of information about the region, Palmerston North hospital and more. Applicants for this position must have, or be eligible for, vocational 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.

For further information please contact the SMO Recruitment Specialist.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Denella Statham

Position: Recruitment Specialist


Phone: 06 350 8849