Sonographers at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Full and part time positions available
We are seeking experienced sonographers with a high level of technical skills to join a busy team of professionals. We have full-time and part-time positions available.
• registration with the NZ Medical Radiation Technologist Board
• current practising certificate within the general scope of practice
• DMU or equivalent post graduate recognised sonography qualification
• excellent communication skills
• strong professional judgement
• a minimum of 1:6 on-call
The Ultrasound service at Waikato Hospital consists of 7 high-end machines and provides a variety of general ultrasound imaging to the inpatient, outpatient and primary referred patients. The service also supports the Hospital's Obstetric Service. We service a large catchment area and are exposed to lots of different pathologies and interesting cases.
You must have the ability to:
• Use independent judgment during the ultrasound study to acquire and assess information obtained
• Coordinate bookings and scheduling of workload
• Assume responsibility of safety of patients while they are in the sonographer's care
• Assist in maintaining equipment and work area, and maintain adequate supplies
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 Elysia Koretz in the Recruitment Team on Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: Open until filled
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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