RADIATION ONCOLOGY CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOW POSITION 2020

 

• Flights and initial accommodation organised for you! 

• Accredited Employer status which supports the work visa applications

• Access to a large range of Training, Development and Educational opportunities

• Central City Location


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 Radiation Oncology Service delivers care to patients over the full range of malignancies with an emphasis on tumour stream specialisation and multi-disciplinary teams providing service coverage for a population of 1.6 million people in the Auckland and Northland Regions. Clinics are conducted from Auckland City Hospital with peripheral clinics held at Counties Manukau DHB, Waitemata DHB and Northland DHB (Whangarei Hospital).


The department has six linear accelerators, one orthovoltage unit, 2 CT simulators, HDR brachytherapy, ARIA electronic patient management system, Pinnacle and Raystation treatment planning systems as well as MIM Maestro software.


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.


ROLE OF A RADIATION ONCOLOGY FELLOW:


The clinical research fellow would be based in the GU tumour stream predominantly working in prostate cancer and with a 50:50 split between clinical service provision and research activities. The fellow will be involved in managing all aspects of trial patients, through new patient consultation, consent and screening, and reviewing patients at follow-up appointments. Clinical responsibilities will involve both clinical trial work and radiation oncology care. There are a number of research opportunities available and it may be possible to work towards commencing a higher research degree.

 

Position Description


For more information on the role or to have a confidential conversation, please contact Dr Andrew Macann at amacann@adhb.govt.nz


Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference!


Please click on the link: https://careers.adhb.govt.nz/health-careers-job-search/details/AUC06283 to make an online application by attaching your latest CV and cover letter outlining your motivation to take up this role.


For help with your online application please contact, Mirah Sharma, Recruitment Team Leader at MirahS@adhb.govt.nz quoting job title and reference number AUC06283.


Closing date: 1 September 2019.


Auckland City Hospital is the largest in New Zealand and is based in the heart of Auckland City which has been voted the 5th best city in the world. The city is set in a pristine marine-based environment with a temperate climate. It has a vibrant mixture of lifestyles and cultures and offers easy access to stunning and diverse scenery and a wonderful range of outdoor pursuits. With its beautiful countryside and dynamic metropolitan centres, New Zealand offers a lifestyle suitable for all. This is an opportunity for you to come and experience the kiwi lifestyle and hospitality!


As the ideal candidate, you will be either registered or be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Please note, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz.


Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This role is a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act


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