Job Openings Specialist Breast Radiologist

About the job Specialist Breast Radiologist

Our client is looking to appoint a Specialist Breast Radiologist to work in one of its regional hospitals


The details: Permanent - Full time and part time hours available


About the role 

We are seeking a specialist Breast Radiologist who also has generalist skills to join a team of professionals.


Our client has a busy breast service and your role would be to support this service. Duties would include 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.


In the main Radiology department there is modern equipment, and the service is growing to meet demand. Our client is focussed on creating and maintaining a welcoming and flexible work environment for all our staff. They 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. They are looking to grow the team with particular interest in sub specialities in Breast, Paediatrics, Neuro, Nuclear Medicine dual training, Interventional Radiology and cardio thoracic sub-speciality training. 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 - they have it all and they see what some practitioners from other locations might only read about. 


The Hospital 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 our client?

The District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. They plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. They run five hospitals across the district - a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.


Our client is a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this they are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. They strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our M?ori communities.


The Location

Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, and hike our majestic mountain ranges.   


The Offer

For appointed candidates they offer a competitive relocation allowance and assistance.