Radiation Oncologist, Whanganui

Last update 2024-04-18
Expires 2024-05-18
ID #2083795467
Radiation Oncologist, Whanganui
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Whanganui,
Modified March 23, 2024


Are you a Radiation Oncologist looking for a new opportunity? Then, Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | Mid Central may be the place for you!
A bit about our service and team:
We are dedicated to provide international best practice in the field of radiation therapy using state of the art technology. The department has a wide-bore CT-simulator, 3 Varian Truebeam linear accelerators each with a six degrees of freedom couch, 1 Siemens multi-modality linear accelerator due to be replaced with a Varian Truebeam in the near future and a superficial X-ray unit. The department uses Ray Station treatment planning system and MOSAIQ patient management system. There are well established and accredited IMRT, VMAT, DIBH and IGRT and SBRT programs. Our department is the first in New Zealand to be developing satellite radiation treatment units in our region (Hawke's Bay and Taranaki) which will be operational in the next few years to ensure our patients can access radiation treatment as close to home as possible.
You will be part of a team of seven Radiation Oncologists with a variety of specialist interests in all adult malignancies. The department requires the applicant to work as a general Radiation Oncologist although there are opportunities to develop an area of subspecialty cancer interest.
We actively encourage a work life balance and appreciate flexibility can be important so we are open to discuss options!

Whether you are looking for permanent, fixed term or part time positions, we are open to it – please reach out for a confidential chat.
The department is well supported with currently 3 registrars in training posts which will increase to 4 later this year, specialist nursing staff and a psycho-oncology service. We practice in collegial partnership with Medical Oncologists, Haematologists and Palliative Care Physicians. There is a strong culture of multidisciplinary meetings and an active clinical trials portfolio.
The Regional Cancer Treatment Service covers a wider area including Hawke's Bay, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Taranaki with a total population of over 600,000. The Regional Service includes Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Haematology. Some travel is required in order to service the region and we regularly utilise telehealth to support our regional work.
What can we offer you?
A diverse, dynamic and collegial team environment
Ongoing training and development opportunities
Six weeks annual leave per annum
10 paid days per annum available for continued medical education including a generous allowance towards costs of course and travel
Generous relocation packages for national and international candidates

A bit about our region:
The Mid Central Region is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest, and play

– beaches close by, ski fields and wineries just up the road, stunning scenery with loads of hiking tracks including Te Arapuke mountain bike track. Our region also offers excellent schools and a local university. If you would like to know more about Mid Central and our region please click here.
Applicants must be eligible for registration and recognition as a Radiation Oncologist with the Medical Council of New Zealand, as well as having demonstrated clinical, management and teaching skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua Mid Central
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Radiation oncologist

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