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Haematology Registrar, Palmerston North Hospital (VID: 6889)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Haematology - Haematology
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 15/01/2024
The Organisation

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

Start date: ASAP Start
The Opportunity
We are looking for a haematology registrar to join our team.

Appointments for 6-24 months are available. 

The run is accredited for training with the College of Australasi
an Physicians for both basic and advanced trainees and is accredited for training with the College of Australasian pathologists for advanced haematology training (lab and clinical).  Non-training registrars, basic trainees, advanced haematology trainees are all welcome to apply.

The position is to join at team of seven consultant haematologists and haematology registrars based at Palmerston North Hospital.

The service provides haematology services to a population of
approximately 400,000, which includes the geographical area of the Manawatu (Palmerston North), Whanganui, Taranaki (New Plymouth and Hawera) and Hawkes Bay (Napier, Hastings).  Inpatient care is provided at Palmerston North Hospital with outreach visiting clinics to Whanganui, Hawera, New Plymouth and Hastings.  A full range of haematology services is provided including coagulation, thrombosis, non-malignant and malignant haematology including acute myeloid leukaemia and autologous stem cell transplant.

The position would include working on the haematology inpatient ward and haematology outpatient clinics.   Haematology clinics include both local clinics and monthly overnight regional clinics.  The on-call commitment is for participation in the oncology after hours rosters for weekdays 4-11pm and weekends 8-11pm.  Call is shared among approximately 11 oncology registrars.  
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees.  We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools, and tertiary institutions.  With the mountains, city, and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
For more information about our beautiful city and region visit:
  • An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • A professional and supportive culture and team setting
  • Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
  • Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
For further information about the position please contact:
Lindy Chivell (RMO Recruiter) on +64(0)63508828 or

Dr Allanah Kilfoyle (Haematologist and Haematology Clinical Lead)

Also visit our career site:  Careers at Te Whatu Ora MidCentral (
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve, and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations, and accessibility needs.

MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. 

Please apply online or send your application to:
Lindy Chivell, Recruitment Officer
Medical Administration Unit
Private Bag 11036
Palmerston North
Ph: + 64 6 350 8828
Fax: + 64 6 350 8627

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