Cardiac Sonographer

Medical Investigations Unit – Timaru Hospital

Permanent, Full Time, 80 Hours per Fortnight, Weekday Office Hours


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Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

This type of key specialist role doesn’t come along very often, so we are anticipating keen interest from individuals who are suitably qualified for the role of Cardiac Sonographer to take on this vital position and join our team in the Medical Investigations Unit based at Timaru Hospital.

This full-time role would entail the performance of cardiac echos. You will also provide support to the visiting cardiology service as provided by our neighboring tertiary hospital in Christchurch.

For the cardiac sonographer role, you would hold a suitable post-graduate or other relevant qualification in cardiac ultrasound (specific qualifications examples: QUT post graduate, DMU) plus at least 2 years of significant clinical experience.


Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.


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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Application deadline: 12 December 2021

This job advert may close early once a suitable applicant is found.


As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: KZAI1137668

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 12 December 2021