About the Job

The department of Haematology at Palmerston North have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Clinical Haematologist!

The opportunities

  • Clinical Haematologist (1.0 FTE)

Due to a retirement within the service, we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Haematologist to join an established team of seven Haematologists and four resident medical officers. The position is fulltime permanent and required to participate in a 1 in 8 on call roster. Based in Palmerston North, there are also clinical responsibilities in one or more of the regions covered by the Regional Cancer Treatment Service.

  • Leadership Opportunity (0.15 FTE)

In addition to the above responsibilities, we have a leadership opportunity; this offers a great combination of leadership and clinical work. It will allow you to continue doing the work you are passionate about, while contributing to the leadership of our Haematology department.

About our service

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral provides Clinical Haematology, Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology services to the districts that cover the communities of the Manawatū, northern Wairarapa, Hawke's Bay, Whanganui and Taranaki. This is a combined population of 600,000. The service provides inpatient and outpatient haematology care and manages a wide range of haematological conditions including acute leukaemia, lymphoma, autologus stem cell transplantation, plasma exchange, haemostatsis and thrombosis.  Inpatient care is delivered at Palmerston North.  Outpatient clinics are run at Palmerston North, Whanganui, Hawera, New Plymouth and Hawkes Bay. The Department maintains an active clinical research portfolio including clinical trials. The service is an approved FRACP training center and undertakes active postgraduate teaching at House Officer, Senior House Officer and Registrar level.  Multi-disciplinary case meetings (Tumour Boards) are held locally and regionally. 

What can we offer you?

  • A diverse, dynamic and supportive team
  • Opportunity to undertake pathology work with MedLab Central
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Six weeks annual leave and 10 days CME
  • Opportunities to mentor and develop junior doctors
  • Relocation packages for national and international candidates

The Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest, and play – beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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