Clinical Unit Leader - Radiology at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
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Clinical Unit Leader - Radiology
Waikato District Health Board
Are you a strategic thinking, dynamic leader?
This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for if you are:
• a senior radiologist
• a proven leader
• motivated by serving the public
• able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to improving services
• proven track record as an effective member of leadership/management partnership
• able to get others to motivate, direction and influence a large and diverse team,
• and are respected by the clinical staff rely on your professional expertise
The role is supported by Heads of Department for the key modalities and by other senior staff who undertake specific non-clinical portfolios. It works closely with the Operations Manager - District Radiology Service and the Operations Director Clinical and Operational Support Services. Its influence spans across multiple hospitals, individual specialties and clinical directorates.
As such, this is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to patient care by positively influencing the entire diagnostic continuum of care from home and back to home.
The position is full time spilt between the CUL position and clinical work time.
Waikato DHB Overview:
Waikato Hospital is a 650 bed tertiary referral Hospital providing secondary and tertiary health services to the Midland region. The local rural hospitals is part of Waikato DHB based on a hub and spoke model. The 4 rural hospitals Radiology service reports to Waikato Hospital Radiology.
Waikato DHB employs over 8500 people and plans, funds and provides tertiary level hospital and health services to more than 800,000 people in a region covering eight percent of New Zealand. Hamilton City has a population of approximately 200,000 people.
The DHB has close links with both the University of Auckland, including medical students on site, University of Waikato and WIntec based in Hamilton and AUT and UCOL for training of Medical radiation technician.
Waikato Hospital's Radiology Department comprises:
• 8 Conventional x-ray units (plus four mobile units and 5 mobile ll's)
• 1 Fluoroscopy unit
• 3 CT scanners on-site (4 in total across the DHB)
• Vascular & lnterventional unit
• 5 Ultrasound rooms (excluding vascular ultrasound services)
• 3 Gamma Cameras (PET-CT provided off site).
• MRI is currently provided on site by a private provider (staffed partially by Waikato Hospital Radiologists - 1.5T and 3T onsite).
The service also provides Radiologists in support of the Breast Care service.
The Successful Candidate will need:
It is essential that you hold, or are eligible for, vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Overseas candidates please visit the MCNZ website: http://www.mcnz.org.nz/ and complete the self-assessment tool to confirm your eligibility for registration in NZ.
Remuneration and Benefits:
A remuneration package will comprise of a base wage and additional allowances based on the Senior Medical and Dental Officer Multi Employee Collective agreement. Superannuation at up to 6%, an annual professional development allowance of up to $16,000, 6 weeks annual leave and 10 days professional development leave is also offered. A generous relocation package will be offered to ensure you have a smooth transition to the area.
Located on the North Island of New .Zealand in the Waikato Region, Hamilton City is home to Waikato Hospital. Hamilton attracts a rich mix of residents. Both rural and inner city living are within an easy commute from the Hospital. Further information on Hamilton and the greater Waikato region can be provided upon request.
Please apply directly online on the Waikato DHB website, and click here to review the position description. For any queries about the role, please contact Melinda Ch’ng, Operations Director Clinical and Operational Support at melinda.ch’firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Closing Date: 3 July 2022
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