Radiation Oncologist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
ONCOLOGIST – Radiation Oncology
• Permanent, full time based at Te Toka Tumai (Auckland City Hospital)
• Work in a large, modern comprehensive Oncology facility
• Ideally you are able to join our team by June 2023
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Cancer and Blood Service at Auckland City Hospital 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, Auckland City 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 Hospital 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.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practioners
Fellowship of the RANZCR Faculty of Radiation Oncology and vocational registration, or eligibility for vocational registration, in the specialty of Radiation Oncology with the NZMC are mandatory requirements for this position - www.mcnz.org.nz
For further information about this opportunity, please contact Louise Simonsen (Service Clinical Director) - LSimonsen@adhb.govt.nz or 021614598
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s National Health Service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Whatu Ora Health NZ | Te Toka Tumai Auckland DHB
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: 26th February 2023 at 5.00PM NZ time
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about the online process, please contact Nisha Karipoth, Recruitment Consultant at NKaripoth@adhb.govt.nz
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Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: and
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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