Subspecialty in Interventional Radiology, including vascular intervention?
Time to make a change - for the better?
Come and join our dedicated team of like-minded professionals who are committed to providing top-quality community care. This is a permanent, full-time position based in the vibrant city of Dunedin.
About the role
Southern DHB's Radiology Service serves a population of approximately 310,000 people over the lower South Island of New Zealand. We offer a full range of imaging modalities based on a digital RIS / PACS system. The nature of the work is predominantly emergency and inpatient cases.
We are seeking an Interventional Radiologist who can provide a wide range of techniques, including
peripheral vascular procedures, biliary drainage (rather than PTC), nephrostomies, trauma embolisation, tunnelled lines, fistula intervention, EVAR. If you would like to contribute to a general radiology component and general out of hours roster, we are happy to accommodate this.
You would be expected to support and participate in radiology service and quality initiatives as part of your role.
Dunedin Hospital provides training to Registrars from the Royal Australasian College of Radiologists, so we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff. You will be involved in the supervision of radiology registrars who will be working alongside 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
Our DHB covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB's in New Zealand. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population. The two main hospitals in the region are located in Dunedin and Invercargill cities and both are affiliated with the University of Otago Medical School providing opportunities for teaching, research and offers our staff ready access to continuing professional development as we help provide training to students.
In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.
Dunedin Hospital is a tertiary level hospital for our district with 360 beds and provides all major specialties. We are currently in the process of designing a new Dunedin Hospital, this will be a state of the art, future proofed building that is also allowing us to think innovatively about the building itself but also our future models of care for our population.
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.
Closing date: open
Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.
Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing