Sonographer – Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Permanent 1.0FTE (80 hours a fortnight)

  • Enjoy the magnificent Marlborough region
  • 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 permanent 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, 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 both staff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health 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) 

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit 

At Nelson Marlborough Health we do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

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 Philip Thomas, Radiology Operations Manager, Wairau via

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: Monday 6th December

Nelson Marlborough Health 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/Full Time

Job no: W21-269

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Monday, 6 December 2021