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Medical Oncologist (VID:5599)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Medical Oncology - Medical Oncology
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Temporary/Part-time
Close Date: 1/08/2021
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

The Regional Cancer Treatment Service at MidCentral District Health Board provides medical oncology, radiation oncology and clinical haematology services funded by the MidCentral, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Whanganui, Tairawhiti and Taranaki District Health Boards, for their communities.
We are seeking to appoint a part time fixed term (0.8 FTE) working 4 days a week as a Medical Oncologist for the Regional Cancer Treatment Service based at Hastings Hospital in the Outpatient Cancer Service for a 10 week period preferably commencing in September 2021 however the commencement date and end date of the 10 week period is negotiable.

Applicants for this position must have, or be eligible for, vocational 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. 

The role will involve providing cancer care and the delivery of systemic therapy, supporting a team of specialist cancer nurses, supporting Multi-Disciplinary Meetings and providing HBDHB clinicians with advice on the management of the patient with cancer in the inpatient setting.
MidCentral District Health Board 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 Vulnerable Children 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 Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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