Consultant Radiation Oncologist (8 months fixed term)

Specialty: Radiation Oncology

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 1.25

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in Radiation Oncology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRANZCR or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location:  Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital, Hutt Hospital, Masterton Hospital

Service:    Blood, Cancer and Palliative Care Service

Contract:  Full time 1.25 FTE, fixed term from April 2023 to December 2023

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking Consultant Radiation Oncologist to cover parental leave.

We are particularly looking for someone with gynaecology brachytherapy experience, or an interest in gynaecology brachytherapy to join our team. We currently offer gynaecology brachytherapy to patients from the lower North Island of New Zealand. Other subsites within this role include breast and lymphoma.

The role includes clinical, research, academic and administration duties, participation in the after-hours on-call roster, and covering clinical services in out of town clinics.

You will be expected to regularly attend multidisciplinary meetings and work closely with our oncology and surgical colleagues.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The team currently consists of 10 radiation oncologists who are supportive, and dedicated to the provision of an efficient, high quality, patient focused treatment service. We are a very cohesive team, and work collegially with our radiation therapy and medical physics colleagues, which creates a rewarding work environment.  We work closely with our oncology and surgical colleagues with multidisciplinary clinics across several sites. We offer HDR brachytherapy for gynaecological, prostate and skin cancers, and a radioactive iodine service for thyroid cancer. We offer stereotactic treatment for brain and lung cancers. Our focus for 2023 is to extend our stereotactic services to other sites.

Wellington is an accredited training facility for radiation oncology registrars, radiation therapists and medical physicists. There is a research unit in the department to support a wide-range of local, national and international studies. We have close links with the University of Otago Medical School and Department of Radiation Therapy, should you wish to get involved.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in Radiation Oncology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRANZCR or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

Recruitment agency’s applicants to apply online.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).  We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

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Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor


Phone: (04) 806 2547