Gynaecological Oncologist

  • Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Full time Subspecialist Position

Job Description

Enjoy the New Zealand lifestyle in the City of Sails working at

Australasia’s largest provider of Women’s Health Services.

  • Largest Gynae-Oncology Service in New Zealand
  • Fantastic Relocation package!
  • Permanent Full time opportunity
  • Location Te Toka Tumai (Auckland City Hospital and Green lane sites)

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

 Te Toka Tumai- Auckland Gynaecological Oncology is the largest of the 3 Gynaecological Oncology Cancer Centres in New Zealand, with of catchment population of 2.8 million, providing tertiary gynaecological oncology services to  Health New Zealand- Te Whatu Ora ( Auckland, Counties Manukau, Waitemata, Northland, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Tairawhiti and Waikato Regions).

We host the supraregional MDM which receives over 1400 (1100 new) referrals per year. 

We are currently looking for a full time (1.0 FTE) Gynaecological Oncologist, to join the existing team of 4 fulltime SMOs in a busy department, currently providing surgical clinical care for over 500 new cancers annually.

The post will be based at Te Toka Tumai Auckland City Hospital and Green Lane sites.

Some key duties for this role include:-

  • To collaborate and work to maintain equitable Gynaecological Oncology services in line with strategic requirements.
  • To provide, with the other Consultants in the specialty, routine and emergency Gynaecological Oncology services to the region, operating a system of cover for annual, study and professional leave.
  • To provide a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialties
  • To develop a special interest to complement those of the existing Consultants in the specialty and in accordance with the priorities of the DHB.
  • To develop appropriate services and techniques required to fulfil clinical needs, within available resources.
  • To provide a preinvasive service
  • To provide collegial support within the department and manage the workload collectively as a team
  • To take responsibility for the professional supervision and appraisal of junior medical staff, in conjunction with colleagues.
  • Participation in the Gynae Oncology roster

Te Toka Tumai welcomes applications from those candidates who have completed or due to complete CGO from RANZCOG, or overseas equivalent, however the CGO is a mandatory requirement to be offered a permanent position. 

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For more information about this opportunity, please contact Dr Lois Eva, Service Clinical Director – Gynaecological Oncology, Women’s Health via email: LoisE@adhb.govt.nz

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

The ideal person will:-

  • Be a team player
  • Be motivated and willing to contribute to a busy cancer centre
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Current New Zealand Vocational Medical Council registration or be eligible to obtain Vocational NZMC Registration
  • CGO accreditation or equivalent sub specialty qualification in Gynaecological Oncology
  • FRANZCOG or equivalent specialist qualification
  • CQUIP accreditation or equivalent

Kowai mātou | Our Organisation

Te Pūriri o Te Ora is a directorate of Te Toka Tumai Auckland. Te Toka Tumai Auckland is part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for the National Health Service of Aotearoa. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We enjoy being of service! Te Toka Tumai Auckland provides health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland. Regional services like Te Pūriri o Te Ora provide care for nearly 2 million people from Northland and the greater Auckland region, and specialist national services for the whole of Aotearoa including rarer cancer types. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland. Our Te Pūriri o Te Ora Medical Oncology staff see over 2500 new patients each year.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

Your wellbeing matters! We recognise there is more to life than 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 OraTe Toka Tumai Auckland. With a diverse range of amenities, including accessible healthcare, education, and entertainment options, Auckland offers an excellent quality of life.

For more information on what we offer please click here

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Apply now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz quoting job title and reference number AUC19245

Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV. If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Aqeela Razvi, Recruitment Consultant at aqeelar@adhb.govt.nz to discuss how we can best support your application.

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