General Sonographer, Nelson Hospital

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough)

  • Opportunity to gain broad experience in a provincial hospital
  • Supportive and friendly team

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This position is located in our well-equipped ultrasound department where we undertake a wide range of investigations including: general abdominal, obstetric, gynaecological, musculoskeletal and vascular studies. 

Our radiology team prides itself on being friendly and supportive and works with the people of our community to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence. This role is be best suited to a person who values teamwork, respects individual needs and is motivated by excellent clinical outcomes.

Find out more about the ultrasound department

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will have:

  • Some experience in general, vascular, upper abdomen, obstetric, gynaecologic, small parts and musculo-skeletal areas
  • NZ registration and a current annual practising certificate in Ultrasound.
  • Excellent technical skills and knowledge.
  • Well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care.
  • Be capable of working independently and within a small team.
  • A strong commitment to quality healthcare.

You will also be versatile and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.

For the health and safety of staff and patients all Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) staff are required to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, including boosters.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

At Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community.

Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes – lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days.  Find out more at

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Role specific enquires can be directed in confidence to Jenny Taylor - Radiology Operations Manager – Nelson by emailing

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position.


Closing date: 27 August (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N22-316

Location: Tasman Region

Closing Date: 27 August (unless filled prior)