About the Job

  • Experience the New Zealand lifestyle making a difference somewhere different!
  • Fantastic Relocation package!
  • Excellent opportunity for a Full time, permanent specialist position
  • Grow your skills and experience in the largest teaching hospital in Aoetearoa with a supportive and stimulating atmosphere and internationally recognised Regional Cancer and Blood Service

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for Medical Oncologists to join our team, with a number of full and part time positions available. As a physician, we value experience in teaching and research.

We are keen to interview oncologists with interests and experience in the use of hormone, molecular targeted therapy and chemotherapy for the systemic treatment of people with cancer.

Where will you be based?

We are a great team! You will be welcomed as a valued member of the Medical Oncology department within Te Pūriri o Te Ora ,the Regional Cancer and Blood Service. Our unit runs a tumour streamed model of care with 24 full-time equivalent medical oncologists; as well as research fellows, advanced training registrars and rotating medical registrars. We are the largest medical oncology unit in Aotearoa.

The Medical Oncology department is highly collaborative and provides multi-disciplinary care with colleagues from radiation oncology, haematology and palliative care services, as well as weekly tumour boards with sub-specialised surgical oncologists, physicians, radiologists and pathologists, all on the same site in central Auckland.

A growing academic cancer centre

We love learning and improvement! Te Pūriri o Te Ora shares a site with the Medical School at Waipapa Taumata Rau (University of Auckland).

Te Pūriri o Te Ora collaborates with the University of Auckland Centre for Cancer Research Te Aka Mātauranga Matepukupuku (Te Aka) to facilitate excellence in research and teaching. Te Aka comprises over 300 cancer multidisciplinary researchers across the university and hospital.

There are several collaborative research platforms and initiatives shared across Te Pūriri o Te Ora at Auckland City Hospital and Te Aka at the University. These include an early phase trial unit (Auckland Clinical Trials Centre), a late phase trial unit (Cancer and Blood Research), a biobank (Te Ira Kawai), a genomic sequencing platform (Grafton Clinical Genomics), a Molecular Tumour Board (run through the Precision Medicine Initiative) and a national clinical trial design and coordination centre for investigator-initiated and collaborative group trials (Cancer Trials New Zealand). Over 200 cancer scientist’s work at Waipapa Taumata Rau and many of our Te Pūriri o Te Ora team are involved in clinical and translational research programs.

Potential for a clinical academic role

We value your aspirations! Your clinical role could be coupled with an academic position in the Department of Oncology at Waipapa Taumata Rau. These opportunities are competitive and intermittent.

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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