Consultant Radiologist/Tākuta rongoā iraruke Mātanga (Neurointerventional)
Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington Hospital
Specialty Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date 20 Dec 2020
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Location: Wellington regional Hospital
Contract: Permanent, Full time with on-call component
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a Neurointerventionalist to join our team in providing tertiary services to the central region from Wellington hospital. This position has not been recruited to before and creates a fourth INR position to support our expanding service.
The Neurointervention service in the hospital performs between 60 – 70 endovascular cerebral aneurysm cases per year and approximately 40 - 50 other neurointerventional cases (AVM embolisation, treatment of spinal lesions and stroke). As one of the three centres (Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch) identified in the National Plan for stroke/clot retrieval services a fourth INR is important to provide this critical and growing service within the region.
Extensive works are now currently underway to increase the capability and capacity of the interventional labs. At completion this will result in a second dedicated Angiography room and at minimum one Biplane Angiography unit (Siemens unit already purchased – installation 2021).
There is an opportunity to take a leadership role within the Radiology interventional unit to help to provide direction to the growth of the service and provide guidance and support for colleagues.
- Providing the provision of high quality diagnostic imaging and diagnostic and therapeutic Tier A and Tier B Neurointerventional interventional procedures
- Examination reporting
- Providing expert advice and leading MDM(s) as appropriate
- Oversight for Radiology Registrars
- Participation in quality assurance, research and audit activities
- Participate in afterhours on-call Neurointerventional Roster
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Vocationally registered in D&I Radiology a with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRANZCR or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Fellowship or extensive experience in performing Neurointerventional Radiology
- Ideal candidate would also have experience in Neurodiagnostic imaging, including advanced techniques such as spectroscopy, DTI and functional imaging
ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications close 20 December 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. We will be considering applications as they are submitted. For further information on this role, email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO60-20 in the subject line.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Specialist qualifications in D&I Radiology (Neurointerventional) - FRANZCR or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ