Radiation Oncology Registrars - 2019

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Calling all keen Radiation Oncology Registrars - The Canterbury District Health Board are looking for a non-training Registrar to start ASAP and join the Christchurch Hospital team in 2019! This is a great opportunity to gain clinical skills in oncology and may provide a taster to see if a career in radiation oncology is for you.

This is a unique specialty at the cutting edge of patient care, technology and research, and involves the planning and treatment of cancer (and some selected benign conditions) with radiation therapy. A broad range of patients benefit from radiation therapy, including paediatric patients, and treatment can involve all sites in the body. This lends itself to close interaction with many different services and patients.

The Oncology Service at Christchurch Hospital incorporates the departments of radiation and medical oncology. It provides a full range of outpatient and inpatient services for the non-surgical management of cancer. The Service embodies a multidisciplinary team approach with close liaisons with diagnostic and support services and medical and surgical colleagues.

For further information about working in Radiation Oncology here at the CDHB please click on the following link http://www.cdhbcareers.co.nz/Resident-Doctors/Service-Specific-Information/

The Role: Where you fit it


  • Able to be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience post-graduation
  • Shows interest in pursuing a career in Radiation Oncology
  • Good inter-personal and professional communication skills
  • High standard of academic performance


  • Shows personal commitment to continuing professional development
  • Satisfactory professional referee reports
  • Satisfactory reports from previous and current employers
  • Shows an interest in and commitment to research

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland

Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 235084

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply now!