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Medical Oncologist - Permanent

Medical Oncologists

 

  • Southern Blood & Cancer Service, Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand
  • Permanent appointment

 

Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to embark on a new challenge living in a unique and attractive location in beautiful Aotearoa.  We are seeking highly motivated and experienced Medical Oncologists to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a full time position on a permanent basis.

 

About Our Team

The Southern Blood & Cancer Service provides a team of Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists and Haematologists working in a tertiary referral centre with strong links to the School of Medicine at Otago University. Dunedin Hospital is a 350-bed teaching and training institution that offers a full complement of sub-specialities and a training site for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. As such we encourage and support staff research and their continuing medical education. Our Service has a solid research program and we would welcome applications from Physicians with a sub-speciality interest or those with an interest in teaching.

 

About The Role

Our core approach is about providing excellence in patient care and continuous improvement to our service. As a team, we are focused on how we provide care and we collaborate with our community.  As our service provides regional care and covers the lower South Island, your role will see you provide clinical expertise and leadership in the management of inpatients and out of town clinics.   This role will also involve education, supervision and support to doctors in training and interns and engage in ongoing quality assurance and improvement activities at the discipline, and program and organisational levels.

 

A requirement of the position is that you will have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or an equivalent qualification, enabling specialist (vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

 

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a large geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

 

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing, skiing, hunting or fishing, theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Why don’t you check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what we can offer you and your whanau.

 

Apply today to join a community minded, inclusive and progressive team!

 

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there is literally something for everyone.  Why don’t you check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what we can offer you and your whanau.

 

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that it is a requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.

 

For further information please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, phone +64 3 470 9604 or email: Agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

Position Description

 

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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