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Palliative Medicine Physician

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Palliative Medicine
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 32
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 17 Dec 2017
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Palliative Medicine Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 32 Application closing date 17 Dec 2017

Job description

We are seeking a dedicated Palliative Medicine Physician to join our team when our long serving physician retires later in 2017. This appointment will be 0.8FTE.

The Hospital Palliative Care Team consists of a Physician, two Clinical Nurse Specialists and a Registered Nurse. The team works closely with the Arohanui Hospice which is located next to the hospital.

The Hospital Palliative Care Team is part of the Regional Cancer Treatment Service at MidCentral District Health Board which provides radiation oncology, medical oncology, and clinical haematology services to the District Health Boards that cover the communities of Manawatu, northern Wairarapa, Hawke’s Bay, Whanganui and Taranaki. This is a combined population of 500,000.

The medical team in the service has a wide range of specialist skills and expertise and includes:

Five medical oncologists
Six radiation oncologists
Five clinical haematologists
One palliative medicine physician
The service is a clinical consultation service. The service is also an approved FRACP training centre and undertakes active post graduate teaching at House Officer, Senior House Officer and Registrar level in conjunction with Arohanui Hospice.

For further information please email: Dr Bart Baker: bart.baker@midcentraldhb.govt.nz , Clinical Director, Regional Cancer Treatment Service or Christine Wood: christine.wood@midcentraldhb.govt.nz , Medical Recruitment Consultant.

Qualifications required

A specialist qualification in Palliative Medicine and eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
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Vacancy contact details
Name Christine Wood
Position Medical Recruitment Consultant
Phone 06 350 8204
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