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Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral Health
Specialty Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Jan 2019
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral Health
Specialty Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 31 Jan 2019

Job description

Are you a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist with a range of interventional skills but still willing and able to do general diagnostic radiology including CT and Ultrasound? Then MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) might be just the place for you.

As a full time radiologist at MDHB you would work in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology including CT, Ultrasound and general imaging.

We are looking for someone who has the following interventional skills:
Vascular intervention including angioplasty/ stenting, embolisation (neuro skills NOT needed)
Biliary intervention, access, stenting
All drain insertions
Biopsies
Vascular access including haemodialysis access and PICC line insertions
MSK intervention, eg US guided steroid injections is desirable
Breast work (optional)

The department has an interesting and varied workload carrying out approximately 96,000 examinations a year in the provincial city of Palmerston North, servicing a total regional population of around 166,000.

Regional services to a larger population also include: Oncology, Breast Screening, Renal and Urology, with clinics held at the hospital including Respiratory, Rheumatology, Paediatrics and visiting specialists from Wellington for Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic surgery.

Palmerston North Hospital has up to date equipment including CT, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, DSA, and seven general digital radiography rooms and Nuclear Medicine with two gamma cameras. There is the opportunity to work in Breast Screening.

Medical Imaging encourages and supports close clinical interaction with our colleagues both within the hospital setting and the community.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

​Further information is available from Moira Eathorne, Medical Recruitment Consultant, Human Resources Department, MidCentral District Health Board. email moira.eathorne@mdicentraldhb.govt.nz

Qualifications required

A specialist qualification in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
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Vacancy contact details
Name Moira Eathorne
Position Medical Recruitment Consultant
Phone (06) 350 8204
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