We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Medical Oncologist to join our team. The position will be 24 hours per week and will be based in Palmerston North.
Applicants should be Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Medical Oncology or equivalent and eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
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 550,000.
The medical team in the service has a wide range of specialist skills and expertise and includes:
- Seven clinical haematologists
- Six radiation oncologists
- Six other medical oncologists
- One palliative medicine physician.
Multi-disciplinary case meetings (Tumour Boards) are held locally and regionally.
Outreach clinics are conducted in the central North Island. We have facilities for inpatient and outpatient chemotherapy management and perform a number of high dose chemotherapy with PBSCR procedures each year. The service has modern radiotherapy equipment including four Linear Accelerators.
The service is predominantly a clinical service, however the department does maintain an active clinical research portfolio, and possibilities exist for linkages with Massey University for pre-clinical research. The service is also an approved FRACP training centre and undertakes active post graduate teaching at House Officer, Senior House Officer and Registrar level.
For further information please contact: Dr Richard Isaacs, Medical Head, Medical Oncology: email@example.com or Christine Wood, Medical Recruitment Consultant: Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org