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Clinical Haematologist

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral DHB - Palmerston North
Specialty Haematology
Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date 26 Jul 2021
Application closing date 06 Jun 2021
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral DHB - Palmerston North
Specialty Haematology Term Other
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date 26 Jul 2021
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 06 Jun 2021

Job description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Haematologist to join our team for 12 months from late July or early August 2021.

The position has option of working from 23 hours up to 40 hours per week and participation in a 1 in 7 on call after hours’ roster. The position is be based in Palmerston North 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 District Health Board provides clinical haematology, radiation oncology and medical oncology 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 position is to join an established haematology team of six 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 this appointment.

For further information please contact: Dr Allanah Kilfoyle, Medical Head, Clinical Haematology: Allanah.kilfoyle@midcentraldhb.govt.nz or Anita Roberts, SMO Recruitment Coordinator +64 6 350 8849 or Anita.Roberts@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

Qualifications required

Applicants should be trained in Clinical Haematology with FRACP or equivalent and hold the appropriate vocational registrations with the Medical Council of New Zealand or be eligible to.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Anita Roberts
Position SMO Recruitment Co-ordinator
Phone 06 350 8849
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