Trainee Sonographer at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Department of Ultrasound, Waikato Hospital
The details: Full time and part time positions
The Department of Ultrasound at Waikato Hospital invites prospective trainees to apply for a full or part time sonography trainee position to commence mid 2022. These are fixed term positions for 3 years to meet training requirements.
Interested applicants must meet the following criteria:
• New Zealand resident
• High academic achievement in undergraduate studies with an average mark no lower than B+
• Be currently enrolled in a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Ultrasound) at the University of Auckland
The following may be viewed as advantageous in your application for training:
• Three or more years of clinical experience in a hospital or clinic setting
• Further postgraduate studies in a health science field
• Extraordinary professional achievements such as journal publications, national or international conference presentations, leadership roles in professional organisations and/or societies
• Attendance of ultrasound meetings or conferences
• Existing ultrasound experience
Your application should be supplemented with:
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Personal statement concerning the reasons you wish to train in ultrasound and why you believe you would make a good sonographer
• Letter of recommendation from clinical supervisor, line manager or radiologist.
If this sounds like you we look forward to receiving your application.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
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.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Rex.Valenzuela@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 22 May 2022
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
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