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Medical Officer, Regional Cancer Service

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral DHB - Based at Hastings Hospital
Specialty Medical Oncology
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 05 Dec 2021
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral DHB - Based at Hastings Hospital
Specialty Medical Oncology Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 05 Dec 2021

Job description

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.

MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 15 November 2021 AND their second dose no later than 1 January 2022. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

For further information please contact Anita Roberts (anita.roberts@midcentraldhb.govt.nz) - SMO Recruitment Co-ordinator

Qualifications required

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.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Anita Roberts
Position SMO Recruitment Coordinator
Phone 06 3508849
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