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Position Title: Consultant Haematologist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 08/12/2017
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 055454
 
Description  

Consultant Haematologist

  • Dunedin
  • Permanent, full time

 

Dunedin Hospital, part of the Southern DHB are seeking a specialist in Haematology, you will join the team of 5 Haematologists, 5 Medical Oncologists and 4 Radiation Oncologists working within the Southern Blood and Cancer Service in the lower South Island of New Zealand. You will contribute to the provision of safe, best practice, cost effective clinical services to patients of, and referred to the Clinical and Laboratory Haematology Department.

 

A key component of this role will be contributing to the team of clinicians overseeing the inpatient and outpatient management of our patients undergoing treatment for acute leukaemia, high grade lymphoma etc in addition to coagulation disorders.  Acting as a mentor and positive role model, you will contribute to teaching/training at undergraduates and postgraduate levels. As part of the single service multiple sites model, you must be able to work across our district from our hub in the city of Dunedin.

 

Bringing a successful background and experience in managing patients, you will have demonstrated a high standard of clinical practice in haematology. Flexible and adaptable to change, you will have experience in quality improvement activities with the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary environment. Previous experience in clinical teaching will also hold you in good stead for this role. As the ideal candidate, you will have extensive work experience in clinical haematology with sub-speciality experience and research in aspects of general and malignant haematology including the treatment of coagulation disorders and thrombosis. However, we are certainly interested in candidates with other sub specialty experience.

 

Dunedin is a city known for their southern hospitality and having some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday spots on its doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island to name a few).  You can enjoy a diverse range of leisure activities from skiing to trout fishing, surfing, hiking or mountain biking just a stones throw from your door. Dunedin has an abundance of amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) facilities, arts scene and cultural life. 

 

You must hold a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, with Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians with advanced training in Clinical Haematology or equivalent. You must have or be eligible for vocational and / or Locum Tenens registration in Internal Medicine and Pathology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (www.mcnz.org.nz). The position offers an attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME package. 

 

 

Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re primary source verification  EPIC FAQ page  FAQ page  

 

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Closing Date: Open

 

Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.

 

 

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or Email:milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

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