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Medical Oncologist Parental Cover

  • Christchurch
  • Healthcare
  • Full time
  • Posted 8 days ago

Job Description

Medical Oncologist Parental Cover at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch

- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi-Putting people at the heart of all we do -

TeWhatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

The Team

Medical Oncology is part of the Canterbury Regional Cancer & Haematology Service (CRCHS), one of two tertiary cancer centres in the South Island of New Zealand. Medical Oncology is responsible for medical management of cancer patients and the delivery of pharmaceutical cancer treatment. CRCHS provides medical oncology services to Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast Districts, support the South Island Child Cancer Service and the South Island Regional Gynaecological Oncology Service. Medical Oncology is a predominantly outpatient service, with both dedicated clinical space and a cancer day ward to deliver pharmaceutical cancer treatments, supported by an inpatient service in the newly built Waipapa Hospital.

Medical Oncology has close links with the University of Otago - s Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences. This interaction entails undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as active participation in local, national, and international basic and clinical research. Research is supported through an autonomously funded clinical research service within the Oncology Department with a robust portfolio of industry and academic trials.

Mō te tūnga About the role

The Medical Oncology service cares for approximately 18,000 patients per year and delivers an average of 150 cancer treatments weekly. Close interaction with other cancer services across the district is facilitated through regular and collegial multi-disciplinary meetings.

We currently have a Parental Leave Cover, Fixed Term 0.8 FTE position available to start from February 2024. To be considered for these positions you will need to hold RACP or an equivalent qualification that would enable registration as a specialist medical oncologist by the Medical Council of New Zealand. It is a requirement of this role to contribute to the on-call roster.

Ōtautahi,Christchurch is a great place to live and bring up a family. It is easy to getaround with just a short commute from work to home, no matter where you live inthe city. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery with ample recreationalpursuits on our doorstep. There is a vibrant cultural scene with dining,theatre, music and a host of other entertainment on offer. Schooling anduniversity facilities are excellent. Find out more about our cityhere .

Our Culture:What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What - s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contactAmy Walker - Recruitment Specialist.


Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

Employer: Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury

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