Cardiac Sonographer

Cardiac Sonographer

Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury

Timaru Hospital 

Permanent, Full Time/Part Time Monday to Friday


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

Right now, we’re looking for Cardiac Sonographer to join our medical investigations unit based at Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury/Timaru Hospital.  The successful candidate will be part of a small team responsible for the in-patient and outpatient echocardiography service alongside our cardiologist, also supporting a visiting cardiology service from Christchurch.

Day to day the role comprises of quality 2D transthoracic echocardiograms with the ability to troubleshoot any unexpected issues as well as liaising with others if any concerns. Experience in 3D transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography would be advantageous as well as global longitudinal strain assessment.

You will be registered with the NZMRT Board, hold a current APC, and you'll be a positive and friendly, flexible team player with a sense of humour.  We will also consider applications from graduates who are waiting on their registration.

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To succeed in this role, you will have;

  • A sound knowledge of Cardiac Sonography and a high level of clinical competency and safe practice
  • Great communication skills and able to collaborate with a range of services
  • A commitment to continuing your own professional development in addition to the advancement of the department (via information sharing, journal club etc.)

Why choose Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller regions 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 Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, 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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If you have any questions regarding these roles, or are a little bit curious about what we offer, please either contact Human Resources on 03 687 2230

Closing date: OPEN

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: KZAL2137972

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Open