Registrar in Medical Oncology

Role: Registrar General Medicine
Contract: Full time
 
Start: Jan 17 2022
 
 
Role Details
 
Immediately available registrar role in a 350 bed general hospital with a wide range of opportunities for basic and advanced trainees as follows:
  • General Medicine • Cardiology • Respiratory • Renal • Neurology • Geriatric Medicine – basic and approved for 12 months advanced training • Gastroenterology (approved for advanced training) • Haematology • Medical Oncology
 
There are also opportunities to do both an ICU and an Emergency Medicine rotation.
 
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Attendance at ward rounds, outpatient clinics, case discussions.
  • responsible for the day to day management of inpatients under the care of the Medical Oncology team.
  • supervise the work of the attached RCTS House Officers.
  • be available to attend consultant ward rounds, and will have a current knowledge of the progress of all inpatients, and results of all investigations.
  • The registrar will, with the other medical oncology registrars, be rostered to provide medical support to the Day Ward.
  • During normal working hours and when on call the registrar will answer calls from General Practitioners and other member of the involved health care team about patients and arrange to assess them as appropriate.
  • The registrar will attend scheduled outpatient clinics, which may include 1-2 day regional clinics. A letter will be dictated to the General Practitioner and the referring specialist after outpatient visits. New patients to the department and other cases requiring significant management decisions will be discussed with the patient’s Medical Oncologist.
  • The registrar will be trained in the use of Mosaiq (oncology software system) for the prescribing and scheduling of inpatient chemotherapy
 
Essential Requirements
 
  • Eligible for provisional or full general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Completed internship
  • Experience working in general medicine
  • Team working skills
  • Clear communication
 
 
Employee Benefits
 
  • Salary paid in accordance with national pay scale for resident medical officers
  • Costs of Medical Council of New Zealand registration refunded
  • 30 days paid annual leave
  • superannuation
 
 
A major university city in the North island of New Zealand, Palmerston North is the home of Massey University and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke’s Bay and Wairarapa.
Situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, the local region offers visitors and residents a unique mix of lifestyle by combining rural charm with the convenience of sophisticated living with all modern services and luxuries expected of vibrant cities, including a shopping plaza, a Globe theatrical centre, the Regent and Centre Point theatres, and dozens of hotels/motels.
There are excellent primary, intermediate and secondary schooling, both public and private, mixed and single sex. Cost of living is reasonable, housing very affordable, and rural living with stunning views only minutes from town is very achievable
 
If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.
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