Medical Imaging Technologist (Interventional)
Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
A new interventional cardiology service is being established at Palmerston North Hospital. As part of this expansion of services, we have exciting new opportunities, for Medical Imaging Technologists, who are trained in Cardiac Catheterisation. Training in Interventional Radiography would be an asset.
A mix of permanent full and part time roles are available, up to a combination of 1.5FTE. The roles will be based in the Medical Imaging and will provide diagnostic, interventional, and special procedure imaging within the Medical Imaging and Cardiac Catheterisation lab.
The hours are aligned to the special procedures roster and will be predominantly between the hours of 0700 and 1800, with the inclusion of weekday and weekend on call. As the interventional cardiac service develops the role will be flexible to support demand.
We also have a part time option available - rostered, 20 hours per week.
About the role
You will be working alongside other like-minded team members including Medical Imaging Technologists (MIT), Registered Nurses (RN), Radiologists, Cardiologists, and other specialised team members.
We are looking for a MIT with recent experience in Cardiac Cath Lab +/- Interventional Radiography ,who is a proactive, self-motivated, and organized team member.
This modality operates weekdays with an urgent on-call component out of hours. The role will have time shared across Cardiac Cath Lab and the Interventional Radiology suite. Training, as required, will be provided.
You will be joining a team of around 60 MIT's: including CT (Computerized Tomography), General, MRI, NM, and Sonographers.
We are a teaching hospital, offering a supportive learning environment, encouraging professional development and education.
We are looking for an applicant who is flexible, a good team player and with a positive personality. You must be able to handle pressure and make sound decisions in demanding situations. You will demonstrate integrity and contribute to a positive work environment.
You will also have:
- NZ registration and a current annual practicing certificate or MRTB recognised overseas qualification with a current APC.
- Excellent interpersonal skills: communication, team effectiveness, and the ability to work collaboratively
- Excellent time management skills, including initiative and flexibility.
Why come and join us?
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools, and tertiary institutions. With the mountains, city, and sea at your doorstep, you will get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
We offer a collaborative and friendly team environment, where innovation and career development are supported. This is further enabled by modern equipment in both the Medical Imaging and Cardiac Cath labs.
For tracking and reporting `purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
For more information – Please contact Maree Loynes, Recruitment Specialist (Allied Health) on 0273841708 or Email email@example.com
The salary for the position will be within the range $57,565 to $81,338 (based on 40 hours per week or pro-rata part time) with further progression beyond this based on merit.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve, and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations, and accessibility needs. MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
MidCentral requires ALL employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criterion.
Most positions are defined as a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.
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