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Clinical Haematologist, Palmerston North Hospital (VID: 6489)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 14/01/2024
The department of Haematology at Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Clinical Haematologist!
The opportunities
Clinical Haematologist (1.0 FTE)
Due to a retirement within the service, we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Haematologist to join an established team of seven Haematologists and four resident medical officers. The position is fulltime permanent and required to participate in a 1 in 8 on call roster. Based in Palmerston North Hospital, there are also clinical responsibilities in one or more of the regions covered by the Regional Cancer Treatment Service.
Leadership Opportunity (0.15 FTE)
In addition to the above responsibilities, we have a leadership opportunity; this offers a great combination of leadership and clinical work. It will allow you to continue doing the work you are passionate about, while contributing to the leadership of our Haematology department.
We actively encourage a work life balance and appreciate flexibility can be important so we are open to discuss options! Whether you are looking for permanent, fixed term or part time positions, we are open to it – please reach out for a confidential chat.
About our service
Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral provides Clinical Haematology, Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology services to the districts that cover the communities of the Manawatū, northern Wairarapa, Hawke's Bay, Whanganui and Taranaki. This is a combined population of 600,000. 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 postgraduate teaching at House Officer, Senior House Officer and Registrar level.  Multi-disciplinary case meetings (Tumour Boards) are held locally and regionally.
What can we offer you?
- A diverse, dynamic and supportive team
- Opportunity to undertake pathology work with MedLab Central
- Ongoing training and development opportunitiesOngoing training and development opportunities
- Six weeks annual leave and 10 days CME
- Opportunities to mentor and develop junior doctors
- Generous relocation packages for national and international candidates
The MidCentral Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest, and play – beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university.
Applicants should ideally be Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians of Australasia or equivalent, and eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Childrens Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website. 

If you are interested in discussing these opportunities, please do not hesitate to reach out for a chat! You can connect with our Medical Lead Bart Baker or SMO Recruitment Specialist Denella Statham –

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