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Clinical Haematologist - Bone Marrow Transplant - New Zealand

Consultant - Medicine
Ref: 3492 Date Posted: Monday 20 Mar 2017
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New Year. New Lifestyle. New Zealand 2017

We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Haematologist with a specialist interest in Bone Marrow Transplant to relocate to the Metropolitan City of Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand. 

The Clinical Haematology Service provides secondary haematology services to the central Auckland area and tertiary services including treatment of acute leukaemia, high grade lymphoma and autologous/allogeneic stem cell and bone marrow transplant for the greater Auckland region (population greater than 1.5 million). There is a well-established thrombosis unit and bleeding disorder program including dedicated haemophilia care. LabPlus provides integrated and comprehensive laboratory support for the clinical service. This service also comprises of an extensive clinical trials unit and has links with medical and radiation oncology programs and consists of an inpatient ward of 27 beds – with an approximate mix of 13 BMT beds and 14 non BMT beds depending on acuity. 

This role will have the opportunity to contribute to the teaching programme for undergraduate students, registrars and hospital staff and would suit someone with a strong focus on malignant haematology and bone marrow transplant. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the full spectrum of haematological cancer care.

Ideally, you will have extensive work experience in clinical haematology with sub-speciality experience and research in aspects of general and malignant haematology and bone marrow transplant.

The Location

Auckland, nicknamed “The City of Sails” due to the popularity of sailing in the region is situated in the North Island of New Zealand and is the largest and most populous urban area in the country. The 2014 Mercer “Quality of living Survey” ranked Auckland as 3rd in the world.

Some positive aspects of Auckland life is the mild climate. Auckland has a subtropical climate which sees on average 2,003 hours of sunshine per annum, plentiful employment and education opportunities as well as the numerous leisure facilities.

Private vehicles are the main form of transport within Auckland. There are various small regional airports but also the large International Airport that caters for all the long distance International flights.

This truly is a beautiful city that acts like a gateway to all that New Zealand has to offer. 

Why NZ?

New Zealand is becoming more and more a location of choice for those who previously considered Australia as the most desirable location down under. Its rapid growth compared to other developed countries has recently been referred to as a “rock star economy” and

It was voted the best place in world to raise a family by the 2014 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey, with the report describing it as “an ideal destination to raise active, outdoorsy and healthy children.”

Consultant are well-remunerated and enjoy good working conditions and an excellent work life balance in New Zealand. There’s never been a better time to look more closely at what NZ has to offer:

  • No geographical restrictions – opportunities in major cities, towns, coastal, and rural locations
  • Great transport links, most locations fly to International Airports making flight connections to/from NZ easy
  • Excellent educational system, with private and public schools as well as a number of tertiary institutions
  • Strong real estate market and affordable housing to suit your style – apartment, townhouse, or lifestyle block
  • Incredible scenery and diverse wildlife – explore the great outdoors from beaches to mountains, see dolphins, whales and native birds
  • Living well and feeling healthy is embraced as a lifestyle for all the family 

We are Licenced New Zealand Immigration Advisors and provide support & advice

Next Steps

We have assisted many Consultants in making the move to New Zealand and we’d be delighted to discuss the options with you in strictest confidence. You can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page

We also offer a referral reward Click here for details

Read our Guide to Living and Working in New Zealand to learn more about the lifestyle

Learn more about the English Language requirements and if they are applicable to you

Check your eligibility for Medical Registration with Medical Council of New Zealand or ask us for advice


If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Laura Sanders

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: 0131 240 5265 LinkedIn