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Consultant Radiologist - Interventional Subspecialty

Consultant Radiologist – Interventional subspecialty

Dunedin Hospital

Permanent, Full time

 

  • Where you are really part of the team
  • Patient focused

 

About our Service
Working here might be different from where you’ve just come from, but we bet you’ll love it! This is a fulfilling role, rewarding team and great location to be based.  Currently we have a team of 10 consisting of general radiologists and four other interventional radiologists. We are a relaxed and rather informal team, regularly enjoying a good laugh when appropriate, and everyone is on a first name basis.  We work as a strong MDT within our radiology service, and always have the welfare of our patients and their families at the core of our work. Due to our size and close collegial relationships throughout the hospital, it is quite normal to go and find the person to get the answer rather than send an email, and you will often find you get feedback regarding the progress of your patients after they’ve left your care, which certainly doesn’t happen in a larger hospital

 

About our Role
Our Radiology Service in Dunedin can offer you a permanent, full-time position as an Interventional Radiologist . We provide services to a population of approximately 310,000 people over the lower South Island, our work is predominately emergency and inpatient cases. We offer a full range of imaging modalities based on a digital RIS / PACS systems. We offer MRI, Interventional, CT and ultrasound, however, we do not offer mammography services.


We are seeking an Interventional Radiologist who can provide a wide range of techniques, including peripheral vascular, biliary drainage and embolisation, nephrostomy tube insertion, trauma embolisation, tunnelled IV access, fistula intervention. EVAR/TEVAR procedures are also performed and there would be the opportunity to be involved with these if desired. Ideally you would be able to contribute to our general radiology component and general out of hours roster.

 

You would be expected to support and participate in radiology service and quality initiatives as part of your role. As we are a flexible department, we are willing and able to make the most of your skills and are happy to support your special interest.   As a team who prides ourselves in the work we do, and the care provided to our patients, quality is at the centre of our service and there is an expectation that you will participate in quality initiatives as part of your role.  You will participate in an out of hours on call roster shared equally amongst your Radiologist colleagues. 

 

About You
Ideally with a subspecialty in interventional radiology, and be able to take part in the vascular interventional daytime and on-call roster, there is an option to undertake general call as well.

 

As an outstanding team player, you'll have the energy and drive to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike. You’ll also be enthusiastic about teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff. In addition to enjoying a challenging and varied workload, you can look forward to a competitive pay rate and a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise. 

 

You must have FRANZCR qualified (or equivalent) and hold, or be eligible for, vocational registration with Medical Council of NZ. Candidates from outside of NZ are encouraged to apply and our experienced Recruitment Advisors are happy to answer your questions about coming to live and work with Southern DHB.


About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community. Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Why don’t you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

 

About Dunedin

Dunedin is a city known for their southern hospitality and having some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday spots on its doorstep (Queenstown, Wanaka, Milford Sound, Stewart Island to name a few).  You can enjoy a diverse range of leisure activities from skiing to trout fishing, surfing, hiking or mountain biking just a stone’s throw from your door.  Dunedin has an abundance of amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) facilities, arts scene and cultural life. 

 

For further information please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or Email:agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz 

 

Closing Date: Open
Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

 

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

 

COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  If you have already been fully vaccinated you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.  If you are not yet fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to undertake your first vaccination no later than the 30 October 2021 and be fully vaccinated, as required by the Order, by 1 December 2021.

 

Pre-Employment checks
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:
•    Occupational Health Assessment
•    Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
•    Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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