Medical Officer, Regional Cancer Service
Workplace MidCentral DHB - Based at Hastings Hospital
Specialty Medical Oncology
Grading Medical Officer
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date 03 Oct 2021
The Regional Cancer Treatment Service at MidCentral District Health Board provides medical oncology, radiation oncology and clinical haematology services for the communities of the MidCentral, Hawke’s Bay, Wairarapa, Whanganui and Taranaki District Health Boards.
We are seeking to appoint a fulltime permanent Medical Officer for the Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS) based at Hastings Hospital in Villa 6. This is a non-specialist position suitable for a doctor with an interest in oncology. This position supports the three specialties of Medical Oncology, Clinical Haematology and Radiation Oncology.
Applicants for this position must have, or be eligible for, general registration with the New Zealand Medical Council as well as having demonstrated clinical skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team. Some experience in cancer medicine, and knowledge of chemotherapy, is an advantage, but not essential.
The role will predominantly support the delivery of systemic cancer therapy in the Hawke’s Bay and advising and assessing acutely presenting patients under the care of the RCTS. This role is an integral member of the cancer team at Hawke’s Bay, supporting and advising a team of specialist cancer nurses and working alongside the RCTS Senior Medical Officers.
Some experience in cancer medicine, and knowledge of chemotherapy, is an advantage, but not essential.
Hold or eligible to hold General Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.