Specialist Radiation Oncologist

Specialist Radiation Oncologist
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Waikato District Health Board


Specialist Radiation Oncologist

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Waikato Hospital
Full time, permanent position
We are seeking a Consultant Radiation Oncologist to join our progressive and multidisciplinary department at Waikato Hospital for a permanent position starting as soon as possible. Our broad focus on patient care, research and education offers an excellent career opportunity.
We are looking for a clinician with expertise or interest in gynaecological cancers, stereotactic body radiation (SBRT), central nervous system (CNS) and head and neck cancers. The remuneration package for this role is in accordance with the Senior Medical Officers MECA.
Waikato DHB provides the full spectrum of Radiation Oncology services. Our department runs on the Eclipse planning system and has four linear accelerators able to provide all aspects of modern radiation delivery including rotational IMRT and image guidance through cone beam CT. The department also has superficial kilovoltage equipment for the treatment of skin cancers. We are the national leader in HDR brachytherapy treatment, with an active brachytherapy programme treating multiple different anatomic sites with an emphasis on cervical and prostate brachytherapy. We routinely use stereotactic ablative radiation therapy for treatment of early lung cancer and lung metastases and also deliver linear accelerator based fractionated radiosurgery for the treatment of brain metastases. The successful applicant would have the opportunity to be involved in the development of radiosurgical techniques to other body sites if they chose. We are also the national provider of total skin electron therapy for skin lymphomas.
At Waikato Hospital you would join a team of seven medical oncologists, seven haematologists, eight radiation oncologists and seven palliative care physicians. As a Regional Cancer Centre we provide oncology services to a regional population of approximately 750,000 with radiation therapy treatment provided at Waikato Hospital and outpatient clinics in Hamilton and three secondary hospitals.
Waikato Hospital is a teaching hospital and one of five campuses of the University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. The appointee has opportunities to become involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Many staff would call Hamilton New Zealand's best kept secret, situated in the North Island of New Zealand along the banks of the mighty Waikato River. New Zealand is one of the top 10 safest countries in the world and living in the Waikato gives you the opportunity to have the perfect work-life balance. With a population of 150,000 Hamilton has surf, sand and snow a short drive away, outdoor adventure of all types, world class sport and entertainment facilities, affordable housing and excellent public and private schooling for all ages. Find out more about our region at www.hamiltonwaikato.com .
The candidate must have qualifications that would satisfy the requirements for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and must have a full current driver licence.
To review the position description, please click here.For further information, please contact: Dr Cristian Hartopeanu, Clinical Director - email:**********
Please apply directly online on the Waikato DHB website.
Closing date: open until filled
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