A Consultant Radiologist is sought for a full time role in a regional health board of New Zealand with a Radiological Department serving a population of over 650,000 in the north island of New Zealand. The role is a combination of breast radiology and general diagnostic radiology.
The department performs over 200,00 radiological procedures per annum using MRI, CT, XRay, ultrasound, mammography, fluoroscopy and basic interventional procedures. The department has modern imaging equipment with CT scanners MRI. The radiologists in the department are multiskilled and the development of special interests is supported. Ongoing education is encouraged and supported. Multi-disciplinary meetings are held weekly with all specialities being involved which allows for a close collegial working environment.
The successful candidate will also perform a range of Diagnostic radiology services which includes Computed Radiography (plain films), Fluoroscopic and Special Procedures, Ultrasound, CT, MRI and Case Conferences where appropriate.
- Provide clinically appropriate assessment, interpretation and reporting on imaging following accepted professional guidelines.
- Carry out or supervise Ultrasound examinations of various types with credentialing requirements.
- Attend rostered sessions and perform work according to the weekly timetable.
- Ensure reports are dictated/transcribed and authorized on a continuing and timely basis. The expectation is that the level of outputs should be in keeping with recognized international standards of practice.
- Facilitate access to imaging and provide timely reporting that facilitates efficient patient flow and meets treatment objectives.
- Communicate effectively with and provide advice on inpatients referred by hospital specialist colleagues for assessment, within a timeframe appropriate to the clinical circumstances
- Provide verbal advice to GP’s who telephone for assistance
- Meet current standards of professional practice recommended by the Medical Council of New Zealand the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
- Enrol in, and meet the professional development criteria of RANZCR
- Contribute to service quality assurance by participating in clinical audits, case reviews and incident review processes
- Supervise a registrar in training according to the supervision guidelines laid down by the RANZCR.
- Provide teaching to other staff in the course of clinical work and at formal teaching sessions.
- Include the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi within all aspects of the role and its outcomes
- Observe and promote safe work practices, rules and instructions relating to work, and be pro-active in hazard management
- Qualifications: Fellowship of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) - FRANZCR or equivalent qualification
- License: Vocational Registration or Eligibility for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
- Language: fluent English (IELTS Academic Module 7.5 average for non native speakers)
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