Medical Imaging Technologist - Mammography - Thames at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: BreastScreen Midland - Thames based
The details: Permanent Full time – 80 hours per fortnight
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking a Mammographer, or MIT with an interest in expanding into mammography, to help us to continuing in delivering high quality services within BreastScreen Midland (BSM). We're looking for an enthusiastic Medical Imaging Technologist (MIT) Mammographer to support mammography services to its mobile schedule and Waikato Breast Care Centre and other fixed sites such as Thames. The main base can be Hamilton with rostered mobile away weeks, or in Thames with rostered away weeks in Hamilton or mobile locations.
The role will also be an integral member of the Waikato Hospital Breast Care Centre team. The Breast Care Centre at Waikato Hospital runs a busy and varied screening, assessment and diagnostic service for the Waikato population. You will also have the opportunity to work with the cervical screening team when they run a dual screening clinic on a Saturday morning twice a month.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
BreastScreen Midland has two mobile units that travel to over 30 sites a year to Waikato, Lakes and Bay of Plenty rural communities, delivering the national BreastScreen Aotearoa Programme. The role will therefore require you to stay away, with other team members, when we visit some of our communities, such as Coromandel Town and Whitianga. This provides a great opportunity to see and experience more of our wonderful region.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
- Full registration with the New Zealand Medical Imaging Technologist Board with a general scope of practice and a current practising certificate
- Be committed to providing an equitable service
- Mammography experience or an interest in becoming a Mammographer
- Good communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal and team skills
- Flexible, can-do attitude
- Full NZ driver’s license (desirable)
- Ability to work away from home
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. 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. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Kendal.Dutton@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 8 December 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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