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Consultant Haematologist/Tākuta Toto Mātanga

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Welllington
Specialty Haematology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 26 Jul 2020
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Welllington
Specialty Haematology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 26 Jul 2020

Job description

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

Location: Wellington

Contract: Full time, permanent


The Haematology service is part of Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre, incorporating a full mix of Haematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care services. You will be working in new state of the art facilities at the Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre and in addition to delivering specialised services you will have the opportunity for clinical research.

The Haematology team provides clinical haematology services to a catchment of 500,000 people. This encompasses the management of the full spectrum of haematological malignancies including auto and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Services are provided for non-malignant haematology including haemostasis and thrombosis services. There is full involvement in the Haematology Laboratory Service.

The principal focus of the service is high-quality patient care with particular emphasis on multidisciplinary patient management. In addition to this we have a strong commitment to staff education/development.

The priority and focus of the role is laboratory haematology services. As such, the extent of the clinical role of the job is negotiable. The successful applicant would be expected to be experienced in laboratory haematology, with the ability to lead the laboratory service in reporting, quality assurance and service development.

- Vocationally registered in Pathology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRCPA or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Completed (or completing within 3-6 months) requirements for FRCPA
- FRACP or equivalent is desirable, but not mandatory for this role, dependent on the clinical component of the timetable (negotiable)
- Clinical Haematology experience desirable
- Excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment
- Relevant training and experience

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) 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. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of 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.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.


Applications close 26 July 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers website.

For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO42-20) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in Haematology - FRCPA or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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