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Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer (VID: 5051)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Cardiology - Cardiology
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 28/06/2020
Palmerston North Hospital is looking for a Qualified Cardiac Sonographer to join our busy Cardiac Physiology Team. Ideally the successful candidate will be located in New Zealand and be able to start straight away, or be prepared to relocate to the Manawatu region.

This is a full time position and includes inpatient, outpatient and outreach clinics within the DHB, as well as regional service development. Applications are invited from qualified, experienced Cardiac Sonographers. Expertise in echocardiography, including paediatrics is required. The MidCentral Health Cardiology team provides an integrated service including echocardiography, pacing follow up & implants, cardiac angiography, and diagnostic testing.

Planning for the service includes the establishment of a dedicated cardiac catheterization facility.

Palmerston North  Māori: Te Papa-i-Oea is a city in the North  Island of New Zealand and central to the  Manawatu –Wanganui  region. Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth largest urban area, with an urban population of 88,700. Palmerston North is known for its rose gardens and has been called the’ rose city’. It is also only a short drive away from the picturesque Tararua and Ruahine ranges which have the stunning Manawatu Gorge. To the south is the busy University.

Palmerston North has many tourist attractions and its central location is also ideal for further  travelling throughout  New Zealand.
Applicants must have/be able to:
  • Registration as a Cardiac Physiologist with the Clinical Physiologists registration board, or be eligible for registration.
  • An annual practicing certificate.
  • A suitable post-graduate relevant qualification.
  • A Minimum of 2 years experience working as a qualified Cardiac Physiologist/Sonographer.
  • Will have, or obtain, a full NZ driver Licence and be prepared to travel to outlying clinics as required.
  • Start straight away (negotiable).

Procedures you will be involved in:

  • Experience in all facets of Cardiac Sonography including Paediatric studies.
  • Stress ECHO experience advantageous.
  • Some Saturday work may be required.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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