Specialist Radiologist

Waikato (Region) (NZ), New Zealand
04 Aug 2020
01 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Specialist Radiologist – Breast Imaging or Paediatrics

Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital, Radiology service

The details: Permanent, full time or part time options available

About the role
We are seeking Consultant Radiologists with speciality in either Breast Imaging or Paediatrics to join our team of professionals, good generalist skills would be a bonus.

Paediatrics: We have a busy paediatric service within Waikato Hospital. Duties would include reporting of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit imaging, participation in the multidisciplinary paediatric meetings/image conferences, MRI & CT paediatric reporting and teaching of the registrars as well as generalist reporting.

Breast Imaging: Our breast service includes being part of the diagnostic breast service reporting mammograms, breast ultrasounds, performing breast biopsies and preoperative localisations. The service is also part of Breast Screen Aotearoa, the national screening service, and for the right candidate you could become part of this team.

The breast service is housed in a stand alone building which is currently being refurbished to accommodate a third mammography machine. We also have two mobile units providing screening services to the Midland area. The diagnostic clinics and screening assessment clinics are held on site with a team of dedicated MITs, breast surgeons, breast nurses and clerical staff. Weekly MDM meetings are held to discuss patient management. There is an active culture of research in the department.

About the service

We have a vibrant team of Consultant Radiologists and Registrars who have well established links into all speciality and subspecialty clinical teams across the Waikato District Health Board; including providing imaging support as a Level 1 Major Trauma Centre. The scope of cases and the pathology is incredible with an interesting and varied case mix. Unique infections, rheumatic fever, indigenous health, rural health through to quad bike injuries – Waikato has it all and we see what some practitioners from other locations might only read about. 

Waikato Hospital is one of New Zealand’s largest teaching hospitals with opportunities to become involved in teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, or even explore fellowship in sub specialities.

Why Waikato Hospital, in Hamilton New Zealand? Check out our video here.

About you 

You will need to be registered or be eligible for vocational registration within the scope of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology with the Medical Council of New Zealand. For more information about the registration process please visit www.mcnz.org.nz. Why not complete a simple self-assessment to see what options of registration are available to you?

Working as a screening Radiologist for Breast Screen Aotearoa requires additional accreditation. If you are the right candidate this can be completed while working in the diagnostic service.

If you are looking for further information please feel free to contact our Radiology Clinical Unit Leader, Dr Leigh Harvey Leigh.Harvey@waikatodhb.health.nz or our Clinical Director for Breast Screen Midlands, Dr Diana Balog Diana.Balog@waikatodhb.health.nz

Waikato District Health Board

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. You can read about our vision, strategy and values here.

Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is a Level-1 trauma centre and one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. We also run a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

Why Waikato: Learn about living in the mighty Waikato region here   

Your application:

Please apply directly online via the apply click button. For any queries about the role please contact Taylor Spence in the Recruitment Team at taylor.spence@waikatodhb.health.nz

Position description

Closing date: Open until filled