Cardiac Sonographer (Specialist)
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
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Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
Cardiology Services has a permanent position available for an experienced Cardiac Sonographer, working 80 hours per fortnight based at Whakatāne Hospital.
The applicant's entry level into this position needs to be an internationally recognised qualification, and/or a post-graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound.
The applicant must have or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board (MRTB) – Click this link to learn how to gain registration.
Or the Australian Sonography Accreditation Registry (ASAR) and hold a current annual practicing certificate – follow this link to find out more.
The role requires performing and reporting on transthoracic cardiac ultrasound examinations, for both inpatients and outpatients, acute needs in ED, ACU and theatre. A willingness to travel and support the satellite clinics which serve our rural outlying communities is essential.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills, and is compassionate in caring for our community.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
The successful applicant will:
- Be hard working and shows a commitment for providing excellence in patient care
- Demonstrate a drive to succeed professionally
- Excellent communication skills with the ability and maturity to work in stressful situations is required
- The ability to work both effectively and independently as part of a team and as solo practitioner
- The successful applicant must have at least 3 years continuous clinical experience in the field of Cardiac Sonography.
All candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand, this can be sought through our visa process. An advantage of this Cardiac Sonographer role is that it is listed on the Immigration Green List. Green List role's offer fast track to residency - allowing you to apply for residence after 2 years of working in New Zealand.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Relocation assistance
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
For certain Te Whatu Ora roles, we offer a relocation package that covers the cost of:
- Shipping household goods (up to $10,000NZD)
- One-way economy travel fare for you, your partner and any children under the age of 21 who will be living with you
- Airport transfers to your accommodation on arrival
- Up to 4 weeks paid temporary accommodation
- Up to 4 weeks of rental car costs
For more information and to check if you are eligible for relocation assistant please Click this Link
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Michelle Bayles – Clinical Physiologist Team Leader on firstname.lastname@example.org
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Whakatane|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Technical - Sonographers|
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