Medical Imaging Technologist - Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent and fixed term – Full or part time hours - Rostered
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- NZ leading structural heart team doing percutaneous heart valve replacement
- Regional centre of excellence for angioplasty (complex PCI using intra coronary imaging and calcium modification tools)
- Participation in cardiac Research and trials
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The cardiac catheter lab undertakes a full range of cardiac studies and interventions, including diagnostic angiograms, PCI, pacemaker implants and structural heart disease treatments including percutaneous valve replacement using the latest x-ray equipment. You will work closely with cardiologists, cardiac nurses, and cardiac physiologists, and be expected to help the other team members out when needed.
The position involves working on call duties including weekends, in support of a 7 day x 24 hour emergency service.
If you think this position is a good fit for you and you would be a good fit for our department, we would love to hear from you.
Mōu | About you
You will have full registration with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologist Board with a general scope of practice and have a current practising certificate.
Although previous cath lab experience is preferred it is not essential.
You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to improving service performance.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way. Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in NZ for generations to come and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whanau.
Here at Te Whatu Ora Waikato District we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this, we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
He aha tatou | Why us
Working with our frontline teams delivering to our communities has no greater purpose. We are a team who love what we do and get to work with multiple stakeholders who challenge and encourage us to do our best. We can offer a friendly, open and supportive working environment in a great location.
Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For specific enquiries about these roles, please contact Mark.Farmer@waikatodhb.health.nz
Please click here to view the position description.
Closing date: Open until filled
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
- Give and earn respect - Whakamana
- Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
- Fair play – Mauri Pai Growing the good – Whakapakari
- Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Hamilton|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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