Unit Charge Sonographer - Radiology and Perinatal Ultrasound Unit (Women's Health) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital
Service: Radiology and Perinatal Ultrasound Unit (Women - s Health)
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: $120,285 - $137,710 per annum, dependant on experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
This vacancy is for an experienced Sonographer who is looking to taking up a new challenge as the Unit Charge of Ultrasound working in both the Radiology and Perinatal Ultrasound Unit (Women - s Health). The successful candidate will become an important part of the management team and lead the - day to day - management as well as help long term service planning. The ultrasound team within Capital and Coast Te Whatu Ora prides itself on achieving high quality diagnostic imaging. We are a training service for trainee Sonographers and have a dedicated clinical tutor position within the department.
The multidisciplinary team in Women - s Health Service is dedicated to ensuring excellence in obstetric and gynaecological care. Service provides an integrated mix of inpatient/outpatient/day patient and domiciliary services. Services are delivered in Wellington and Kenepuru hospitals, Kapiti Health Centre, out-reach clinics and domiciliary midwifery services. A dedicated Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Department sits within Women - s - health.
The Radiology service is multi-disciplinary, employing Radiologists, Nurses, Administration Support Staff and Medical Imaging Technologists and is a training institution for Radiology Registrar - s, MITs and Sonographers. The services support tertiary Radiology imaging for the lower North Island and upper south island capturing a population of over one million people.
The majority of Ultrasonographers are rostered across both areas and enjoy working closely with both teams. In both areas we undertake regular training/upskilling in subspecialist areas (e.g. MFM, Vascular, MSK). The Unit Charge role is a full-time position (both clinical and administration) and we are open to discussion on exact hour - s for the right candidate.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Unit Charge is an essential part of both the Radiology Management and Women - s Health team and wider teams within the hospital and district.
The successful candidate will form close relationships with clinicians/surgeons from Radiology, Cardiology, Vascular and Women - s Health teams while working day to day with the wider Radiology and Women - s Health departments.
The Ultrasound team at Capital and Coast provides an innovative, respectful and welcoming clinical environment with a diverse work culture.
Moū - About you
Are you looking for a step up or a new challenge and are passionate about improving and working in a tertiary Ultrasound service?
The ideal candidate must have more than 5 years clinical Ultrasound experience, and while previous senior or leadership experience is of value, it is not essential. You will be keen to get involved in a fast paced service, and be prepared to balance your time between clinical and administration tasks. Good communications skills, a problem solving attitude and passion for patient care are all ideal attributes.
The successful applicant must be registered or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board in the Scope of Practice Ultrasound.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley
|Permanent Full time
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