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Oncologist - Radiation Oncology

Publication date: 11 August 2022


Te Whatu ora - New Zealand Health
Auckland City Hospital
2 Park Road,
Auckland 1023 

At Te Whatu Ora Health NZ / Te Toka Tumai Auckland DHB 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.  


Job Title

Oncologist - Radiation Oncology 

Job Description
  • Fixed term, full time based at Auckland City Hospital
  • Work in a large, modern comprehensive Oncology facility
  • Ideally you are able to join our team by October 2022

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 working towards increasing research opportunities across the patient care pathway. 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.

The successful applicant will join a team of 17 Radiation Oncologists and will be responsible for one or more sub-specialty areas of interest. You will work in a sub-specialist role in the Breast and Genitourinary and be involved in the clinical care and development of your subspecialty tumour site group. The exact subspecialty role will be subject to negotiation. The service currently requires additional support within the Paediatric, Gynaecologic and Head and Neck tumour streams. 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 highly desirable. The successful applicant should contribute to improvement initiatives as part of multi-disciplinary team.

A full radiation treatment programme is provided including Paediatric Radiation Oncology, Brachytherapy and Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy. There is an active Registrar training Programme with eight Radiation Oncology Registrars.

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 and is planning to actively expand clinical research involvement.

Important Skills

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical PR actioners.

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.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Louise Simonsen (Service Clinical Director) - LSimonsen@adhb.govt.nz or 021614598

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.

How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

Apply here

If you have any queries about the online process, please contact Nisha Karipoth.

Contact person: Nisha Karipoth, Recruitment Consultant     
Email: NKaripoth@adhb.govt.nz
Phone: 6421 394 271 

Application deadline

Deadline for application is 11 September 2022.

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