Radiologist - Breast Fellow
He Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the Role
We are seeking to appoint a Radiology Breast Fellow, to commence in February 2024.
This is a 0.6 FTE with Te Whatu Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (This will equate to a full time position in conjunction with a private provider) 12- month fixed term advanced training position, enabling a radiologist with FRANZCR accreditation (or equivalent) to gain the necessary skills to become a subspecialty breast radiologist, and become accredited with Breast Screen Aotearoa (BSA). This fixed term, part time position is based at Tauranga Hospital with a commitment to supporting services across the Bay of Plenty, including Whakatāne Hospital.
The Radiology Department is organised into Interventional/ fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, CT, General X-Ray, and a private MRI facility is operational onsite. The service has 4 general rooms (includes 1 room in the Emergency Department), 2 Toshiba CT scanners, 5 colour doppler ultrasound machines, and a Siemens fluoroscopy suite. The radiology workload comprises of general radiology, ultrasound, MDCT, angiography and a range of interventional procedures. An on-call component allows us to offer a 24- hour acute service, with overnight reporting provided by teleradiology services.
The appointee would join an amazing team of 21 Radiologists, 6 Registrars, MIT's, administration, orderlies and nurses.
He Korero mōu | About You
As the ideal person for this role, you will have:
- An interest in Breast imaging in all modalities involved
- The ability to perform a range of biopsies and basic interventional procedures.
- FRANZCR or a similar Post Graduate Radiology qualification
- Either have or be eligible for general or vocational Registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.
- A natural affinity for relationship building with both patients and staff alike
- team player attitude through and through, with refined communication skills
Please note, if you are not currently registered in New Zealand and have overseas medical qualifications, 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
Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Discounts (with local businesses)
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.
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. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
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.
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 further information please contact:
Dr Matt Andrews at Matt.Andrews@bopdhb.govt.nz or on 07-5798102 alternatively contact:
Tania Rolls Radiology Manager at Tania.Rolls@bopdhb.govt.nz or on 07-5798117
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.
Children's Act 2014
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.
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