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  • No on-call / afterhours roster!
  • Fixed-term full time position covering parental leave (1 FTE)
  • Northland, New Zealand

The Cancer & Blood services at Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau are seeking a Consultant Oncologist to join the team. This is a full-time, fixed-term position ending December 2023.

Whangārei has is the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three regional/ rural hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville. The Cancer & Blood department provides a comprehensive Oncology outpatient service across the Northland region including rural areas.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated specialist to join our team in providing effective and high-quality Oncology services to the region. Ideally you will be a confident communicator as you will participate in the supervision and instruction of junior medical staff within the specialty. This role has no after-hours call requirement, and although pre-dominantly based at the Whangārei, you will have frequent opportunities to travel and work in the rural areas of Northland.

The subtropical Northland region stretches upwards from Auckland to the very top of NZ covering an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a growing population of more than 190,000. Northland is a story of two coastlines – the west coast is rugged and soulful while the east coast is relatively more sophisticated and urbane. Boasting some of the most scenic and exciting seaside areas in the country, there is a range of popular attractions and recreational activities. We are also a two hour drive or 25 minute flight from the international hub of Auckland. To learn more about our beautiful hometown please click here.

To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist (or locum tenens) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in an Internal Medicine vocational scope of practice. For more information about the MCNZ registration process, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz

We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei. If you are currently overseas/ not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is also an Approved Accredited Employer by New Zealand Immigration.

If you are interested in this position, 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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