Haematologist Specialist

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    Palmerston North

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    Physician, Oncologist and Haematologist

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    10 days ago

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Haematologist to join an established Haematology team of seven Senior Medical Officers (SMO) and four Resident Medical Officers (RMO). The role is full time and permanent with a 1 in 8 on call duty commitment.  The post is based in a 360 bed hospital in one of New Zealand's North Island small cities which boats excellent travel connections and an enviable lifestyle.

The haematology service provides inpatient and outpatient haematology care and manages a wide range of haematological conditions including acute leukaemia, lymphoma, autologus stem cell transplantation, plasma exchange, haemostatsis and thrombosis. 

The Department maintains an active clinical research portfolio including clinical trials. The service is an approved FRACP training centre and undertakes active post graduate teaching at House Officer, Senior House Officer and Registrar level.  Multi-disciplinary case meetings (Tumour Boards) are held locally and regionally. 

There is also an opportunity to undertake pathology work with a local laboratory.

Key Duties
  • run a local haematology service
  • provide comprehensive care to outpatient, inpatient and chemotherapy/medical day care patients. 
  • work closely with the local resident senior medical officer teams and also with the regional services.
  • foster a learning culture across undergraduate and postgraduate staff. 


  • FRACP or equivalent specialist board certification
  • Eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • excellent communication and team working skills
  • experience in medical service development would be positive 
  • driver's licence


  • Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa
  • Pension benefits
  • Permanent contract of employment
  • Reimbursement of medical practice expenses
Apply with CV for immediate consideration for this role.