Clinical Haematologist

Specialty: Haematology

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: To be eligible for this position applicants should either be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) with the appropriate vocational scope of practice. Alternatively, be eligible for registration with MCNZ by holding a specialist qualification in  Haematology that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

As a result of a retirement Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Haematologist to join our team as a permanent member of staff with flexibility to be based at either Hastings or Palmerston North Hospital.

The position is for 40 hours per week and participation in a 1 in 8 on call after hours’ roster.  The position has the flexibility to be based at either Hastings or Palmerston North Hospital, with clinical responsibilities in one or more of the regions covered by the Regional Cancer Treatment Service.

Applicants should be trained in Clinical Haematology and hold the appropriate vocational registrations with the Medical Council of New Zealand or be eligible to.

MidCentral provides clinical haematology, radiation oncology and medical oncology services to the regions that cover the communities of Manawatu, northern Wairarapa, Hawke’s Bay, Whanganui and Taranaki.  This is a combined population of 500,000.

The position is to join an established haematology team of seven SMOs and four RMOs.

The service provides inpatient and outpatient haematology care and manages a wide range of haematological conditions including acute leukaemia, lymphoma, autologus stem cell transplantation, plasma exchange, haemostatsis and thrombosis.  Inpatient care is delivered at Palmerston North Hospital.  Outpatient clinics are run at Palmerston North, Whanganui, Hawera, New Plymouth and Hawkes Bay. The department maintains an active clinical research portfolio including clinical trials. The service is an approved FRACP training center and undertakes active post graduate teaching at House Officer, Senior House Officer and Registrar level.  Multi-disciplinary case meetings (Tumour Boards) are held locally and regionally.

There is also an opportunity to undertake pathology work with MedLab Central, which is based at Palmerston North Hospital, as part of this appointment.

For further information please contact: Dr Bart Baker, Medical Lead, Clinical Haematology or MidCentral’s SMO Recruitment Specialist +64 6 350 8849.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Denella Statham

Position: SMO Recruitment Specialist


Phone: +64063508849