Sonographer, Wairau Hospital
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB
Permanent full-time (80 hours/fortnight)
Wairau Hospital, Blenheim
- Great work / life balance (option to work full-time hours in a 4 day week with no on-call)
- Opportunities to upskill
- Obstetric contract for the Marlborough region
- Relocation assistance
Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
This position is located in our well-equipped ultrasound department where we undertake a wide range of investigations including: general abdominal, obstetric, gynaecological, musculoskeletal and vascular studies.
Our radiology team prides itself on being friendly and supportive and works with the people of our community to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence. This role is be best suited to a person who values teamwork, respects individual needs and is motivated by excellent clinical outcomes.
There is the option to work full-time hours in a 4 day week.
Case load consists of: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vascular, Paediatrics, Acute cases, MSK (Orthopaedic referrals), General and Small Parts
Wairau Hospital hold the Obstetric contract for the Marlborough region and we pride ourselves on providing a quality Obstetric service with our Voluson E10.
In the link below, Wairau Hospital charge sonographer, Dave Grono talks about living and working in the region
The salary for this full-time position is within the range $96,598 - $124,817 (steps 1 - 9) as per the APEX MECA dependent on skills, experience and relevant qualifications.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
Be more than a box ticker: Work with a degree of autonomy and be actively involved in the management of patient outcomes. Build relationships with Referrers, Patients, Radiologists and other Hospital staff.
You will have:
- Some experience in general, vascular, upper abdomen, obstetric, gynaecologic, and musculo-skeletal areas
- NZ registration and a current annual practising certificate in Ultrasound.
- Excellent technical skills and knowledge.
- Well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care.
- Be capable of working independently and within a small team.
- A strong commitment to quality healthcare.
You will also be versatile and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
Opportunities to upskill in: Fetal echocardiography, Obstetrics, Vascular, Paediatrics, Reporting, Student training, Waitlist management
Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit https://marlboroughnz.com/
Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 546 1274.
Role specific enquires can be directed in confidence to Jocelyn Burnett, 2IC Team Leader Radiology via email@example.com.
Apply now, it - s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position.
Closing date: Open until filled
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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