4 months ago
Consultant Radiologists are sought for full time or part time roles in an expanding regional Radiological Department serving a population of over 150,000 in the north island of New Zealand.
The department performs over 100,00 radiological procedures per annum using MRI, CT, XRay, ultrasound, mammography, fluoroscopy and basic interventional procedures. The department has modern imaging equipment with two CT scanners (256 slice and 16 Slice) and a 1.5T 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 applicant will be living in a beautiful part of New Zealand with warm summers, mild winters and lots of opportunities for outdoor activities on land and at sea just two hours' drive from Auckland, with regular flights to and from Auckland Airport.
- Provide clinically appropriate assessment, interpretation and reporting on imaging following accepted professional guidelines.
- Perform a range of diagnostic invasive procedures and other studies using contrast media of various types in accordance with credentialing requirements.
- 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 psychiatric 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 (check procedures for assessment at FRANZCR website)
- 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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