Radiologists - Interventional and Nuclear Medicine

This is a fantastic opportunity to do more of what you love outside of work, get an evening routine and enjoy no night time on call.

  • Opportunity to work across public and private sectors
  • Join one of the most advanced radiology departments in the country
  • Enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle with a near perfect climate
The Position
Two new opportunities have become available for Radiologists to join a cohesive and friendly team of 8 consultants in one of the most advanced departments in the country. The service requires the expertise of a radiologists with either interventional skills or nuclear medicine skills. Both roles offer varied and often challenging work from a single site department that is located within the main hospital.
The department has the following facilities:
  • 128 Slice GE Discovery CT750 HD scanner
  • 1.5T GE Excite HDI MRI
  • GE Discovery NM/CT 670 - SPECT/CT with 16 slice CT scanner (back-up CT)4 ultrasound machines (including 3 x GE Logiq E9)
  • A GE Innova 3100 combo catheter and vascular laboratory with flat panel technology
  • Philips Omnidiagnost multipurpose fluoroscopy unit  
  • 3 General X-ray rooms including 2 dual-detector DR rooms (Carestream)
  • Fully integrated RIS/PACS and voice recognition (Carestream)
A great feature of this role is no night time on call requirement. Weekend day call is covered by a roster attracting additional payment, which all Radiologist are expected to participate in.

The Hospital
This District Health Board is a teaching DHB and provides care to an area population of 152,000 people through their facilities and you would be based at their largest facility which is a 400 bed accredited facility. The hospital works closely with a private imagining facility which would allow you the option to work across both private and public.  The DHB is large enough to provide the variety and depth of experience, with good support and supervision, yet small enough to be a friendly team with good social interaction.

The Location
Located on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, this region has a strong sense of community locally, and whatever your interest, there are clubs and community organisations who will offer you a warm welcome. Restaurants, cafes, arts and cultural activities rival those on offer in bigger centres.

Realistic house prices and quality public and private schooling make this region a prime destination for those wanting to improve their quality of life. The climate allows you to take advantage of outdoor pursuits and lead an active lifestyle. Bounded in the east, by the Pacific Ocean, water sports and fishing are year-round activities. Typical summer temperatures range from 20°C to 30°. In winter, high temperatures are between 10°C to 15°C. The region is well serviced by daily direct Air New Zealand flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, with an average flight time of an hour. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, hold specialist qualifications (FRCR, FRANZCR or equivalent) and meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please contact me and we can discuss your eligibility and the opportunities available.

The combination of fantastic weather, stunning scenery, established food and wine establishments and a high performing hospital and wider health system make this region an ideal work/lifestyle destination, contact Tara on +61 2 8353 9075 or to discuss.