About the Job

Our client in Nelson now seeks an experienced Haematologist to join the dynamic Haematology/Oncology department

  • Permanent part-time 0.8FTE (64 hours fortnightly) to full time 1.0FTE (80 hours fortnightly)
  • A motivated and collegial team of skilled medical professionals
  • No after hours on-call
  • Live and work in one of New Zealand`s most beautiful regions

About our team

The Nelson Marlborough region, located at the summit of the South Island in Aotearoa, New Zealand, is spectacular. It is a great place to live for both work and leisure. Nelson offers all the luxuries and attractions one would desire. It is well connected to the rest of New Zealand and the world via its centrally located and well served domestic airport terminal.

The schools are excellent. There are three national parks nearby providing ample opportunities for quality family-time and appreciation of nature`s wonders. The region is renowned for its breath-taking natural landscapes, with stunning geography capturing everything from unbelievably long golden beaches to rugged mountains and untouched forests. Nelson, where healthcare meets adventure, offers endless opportunities for mountain biking, walking/hiking, water sports and skiing. The region is also well known for its cafe culture, wineries, art, crafts, and relaxed lifestyle.

Te Whatu Ora, Nelson Marlborough has approximately 3000 employees, providing health services in the Nelson, Tasman, and Marlborough regions, serving almost 150,000 people. Facilities at Nelson Marlborough include four hospitals (Nelson, Wairau, Alexander, and Murchison Hospitals), a district wide public health service, and four community health Centre's located in Richmond, Marlborough, Motueka, and Golden Bay. Our vision is for all people to live well, get well, and stay well, and our mission is to work with the people of our community to promote, encourage, and enable their health, well-being, and independence. Respect, innovation, teamwork, and integrity represent our fundamental values.

The benefits of this position

In addition to your salary, you will:

  • Receive a generous annual allowance to cover your continued medical education expenses (including associated travel and accommodation costs) as well as paid time off to attend events including international conferences.
  • Have access to an employer matched Superannuation / pension contribution of up to 6% of annual earnings.
  • Be reimbursed a competitive relocation, accommodation, and car rental expenses.

About this position

The successful applicant will:

  • Provide expert diagnosis, treatment, and management of haematological conditions for patients in the Nelson Marlborough Region.
  • Lead and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure comprehensive patient care.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement treatment plans and quality services to improve the health of the population in Nelson Marlborough.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and research to advance haematological care.
  • Contribute to the education and training of our growing junior medical workforce.
  • Have an opportunity to achieve work/life balance and enjoy one of New Zealand - s most sought-after regions. 

Who is an appropriate applicant?

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have an FRACP with subspecialist training recognised by the Haematology Society or equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Be eligible for an Annual Practising Certificate and vocational scope of Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
  • May be at the beginning of their career looking to a role that grows with them.
  • Be looking to work independently as a consultant Haematologist in a provincial hospital.
  • Demonstrate experience in diagnosing and managing a wide range of haematological conditions.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively within multidisciplinary team to promote a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuing professional development and quality improvement.

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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