About the Job

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Radiation Oncologist

• Permanent, full time based at Te Toka Tumai (Auckland)

• Work in a large, modern comprehensive Oncology facility

• Ideally you are able to join our team by June 2023

The Opportunity

The Cancer and Blood Service at Auckland is a large, internationally recognised cancer centre delivering radiation oncology, medical oncology and haematology care. The radiation oncology service is increasing research opportunities across the patient care pathway. The department is involved in clinical trials including from the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) in the UK

A full radiation treatment programme is provided including Paediatric Radiation Oncology, Brachytherapy and Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy. In collaboration with the University of Auckland, the Hospital is recognised for its academic programme and is the largest teaching hospital in New Zealand. There is an active Registrar training Programme with nine Radiation Oncology Registrars.

The successful applicant will join a team of 18 Radiation Oncologists and will be responsible for one or more sub-specialty areas of interest. The department is looking for a Radiation Oncologist with experience and passion in the Paediatric and Central Nervous System tumour streams. The service works in close collaboration with Starship and is responsible for the North Island Paediatric radiation oncology care. Experience in these alongside VMAT, IGRT and SABR is desirable.

Many of our protocols involve combined radiation and chemotherapy, and we work closely with the medical oncologists and haematologists; who are also based in the service. The successful applicant should demonstrate a strong ability to work in a team environment and providing high quality multi-disciplinary care. A strong academic record, broad experience in Radiation Oncology and interest in research are required. The successful applicant should contribute to improvement initiatives as part of multi-disciplinary team.

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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