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Southland Hospital


  • Choose your own hours of work!
  • Amazing lifestyle with national parks, ski fields and beaches on your doorstep
  • A supportive team, a fast-paced environment, and lots of interesting cases


Are you a Sonographer looking for a new opportunity, then Southland Hospital is your Golden ticket!


What matters to you in your work? Is it a variety of interesting cases? Is it a fantastic team of other professionals? Or is the life you live outside work just as important as what you do for your career? Would you like to choose your own hours of work? Well, it just so happens that you truly can have it all at Southern DHB.


Part-time/ full-time or fixed term positions all available.


Location, Location, Location!

Invercargill gives you everything you’d want from a city hospital, with a modern work environment, interesting work and a range of specialties, but there’s a small hospital with collegial feel to it. You’ll be on first-name terms with all the staff, including the doctors.  Invercargill is a lovely city for families, with affordable housing, lower cost of living, excellent education and adventure opportunities.  Surrounded by beautiful scenery many of New Zealand’s major tourist destinations, (ski fields, national parks, vineyards) and hidden treasures are on Southlands doorstep.  Life is easy without a major commute. And as an added bonus you’ll get free onsite parking!


About the Role

Our Radiology Service provides to a population of approximately 310,000 people over the lower South Island, our work is predominately emergency and inpatient cases. You’ll work across all areas of ultrasound – general, vascular, paediatric, obstetric, and every other aspect you can think of. You’ll also have opportunities to work alongside our Radiologists to help out on interventional procedures.


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 Sonographer colleagues.


For a copy of the position description, please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details listed below.


About You

As an outstanding team player, you'll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike.  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. 


Along with excellent spoken and written English, you’ll need a qualification in ultrasound, as well as a current practicing certificate and to be (or able to be) registered with the NZ Medical Radiation Technologist Board (NZMRTB).


If all that sounds good, there’s no better time – or place – to make the next move in your career. You’ll get a warm Southern welcome, and we might be biased, but we reckon there’s no better place in New Zealand.


Closing Date: Open

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. 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.

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor,


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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