Specialist Radiologists

  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Permanent, part-time or full-time (0.6 – 1.0FTE)
  • No on-call requirements, great work life balance

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

We are recruiting for permanent Radiologists working between 48 hours (0.6FTE) and 80 hours (1.0FTE) a fortnight. You will be based at Nelson hospital; however, these are district wide positions that may require rare travel to Wairau hospital in Blenheim. You will be working across all areas of the radiology service including: the provision of general radiology, ultrasound, CT, and MRI with angiography and interventional radiology - if appropriate.

The radiologist team consists of seven part and full-time specialist staff who are well supported by a professional team of medical imaging technologists, sonographers, registered nurses, radiography assistants and dedicated administration staff working in modern facilities. Nelson is an acute secondary care hospital. There is no on call or weekend requirement as part of this role.  

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

You will require vocational registration as a Radiologist within New Zealand, or eligibility for this. You will need to be a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, or hold an equivalent qualification. Postgraduate fellowship training is desirable. We are looking for specialists who are ready to bring their skills and experience to a smaller provincial hospital and enjoy the lifestyle that this affords.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for 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.

Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. The region is known for its spectacular natural environment, and is very family friendly. Find out more about the Nelson/Tasman region http://www.nelsonnz.com/.

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

This is an exciting time to join the Radiology team here in Nelson with a real opportunity to contribute to Top of the South healthcare and how it is delivered. Nelson Radiology department is invested in having the latest equipment and technology, as well as fit for purpose facilities. There is an opportunity to be involved at the ground level in designing what the future of Radiology looks like and how we deliver that. With no on-call or weekend requirements you have the perfect opportunity for work/life balance and really enjoy all those sunshine hours.

Salary for these positions will be the range of $161,304 – $240,000 (as per the current senior medical and dental officer collective agreement) dependent on skills, experience and gaining full vocational registration in NZ. You will also have access to up-to 10 days and a $16,000 allowance to put towards your continued medical education. 

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

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or +64 3 546 1274.

Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Jess Ettema, Operations Manager Radiology via Jess.Ettema@nmhs.govt.nz


Applications Close: Open until filled

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N20-064

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Open until filled