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We are seeking a Consultant Radiologist for a modern and spacious non-metropolitan hospital in Gisborne, one of the most picturesque parts of New Zealand, where the work/life balance is truly a way of life.

  • Relaxed beachside lifestyle 
  • FRANZCR or equivalent specialist qualification
  • Experience in mammography desirable
  • Small team, busy service
  • International doctor community from UK, Scandinavia, Europe & the USA
  • Affordable housing and excellent schools

For this role, you will be an experienced radiologist comfortable working in a range of modalities.

The Department is small and dynamic, offering Digital General X-ray (DR), Ingenia 1.5T MRI, Aquilion 64 slice CT, Echocardiography, Digital Mammography and Ultrasound. The department operates the Philips RIS/PACS. 

What’s on offer?

  • Total package circa NZ$180,000 - $300,000 pa depending on experience
  • Includes base salary range NZ$158,141 - $230,000 pa depending on experience
  • Continuing Medical Education allowance $16,000 pa + 10 days CME leave pa
  • Dedicated non-clinical time and multidisciplinary teamworking
  • Relocation assistance

The Hospital

This secondary hospital and is modern and well-equipped.

Services include: medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, mental health & addiction services, gynaecology, obstetrics, child health, intensive and coronary care, assessment and rehabilitation, emergency department, laboratory, radiology, physiotherapy, dietetics, orthotics, occupational therapy, audiology, social work, domiciliary care and palliative care.

As part of the range of services, the hospital also provides public health, health promotion, primary care and community based mental health services.

They have established systems for tertiary support and clinical backup with Waikato Hospital, Auckland Hospital and Starship Hospital. This includes clinical advice and urgent transfer if required.

The Location

Gisborne features a prevalent café culture and restaurants which serve locally sourced fresh produce, award winning wines and cheeses. Local schools are excellent and real estate is affordably priced – there is something ideal to suit your needs from apartments, townhouses, something more rural (lifestyle block) or close to Wainui Beach.

Gisborne generally enjoys warm summers (up to mid-30s) and mild winters and is considered one of the sunniest places in New Zealand.

Locals enjoy easy access to a fantastic untouched natural environment, which lends itself to such outdoor pastimes as surfing, paddle boarding, fishing, sailing, swimming, mountain biking and hill walking etc. It’s also a popular holiday destination for other visiting Kiwis in the summertime, drawn to the hot summer weather, annual music festivals, vineyard tours and surfing competitions. 

Over the years, a number of international doctors and their families have successfully made their home here, relocating from the UK, Scandinavia, Europe and the USA.

Find out more about Gisborne and the Tairawhiti region here.

Requirements for this role

Ideally you will hold FRANZCR and full Vocational registration with Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).

Alternatively, if not NZ trained or based, you will hold equivalent specialist qualifications from either UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada or USA that will enable Provisional Vocational (long term) registration or Locum Tenens (short term up to 12 months) registration. These are the specialist pathways for medical registration in NZ for Radiologists and we can assist with the medical registration and work visa applications, if you are successfully appointed.

A further registration pathway is also possible if you are an overseas trained Radiologist with at least 33 months (out of the last 48 months) specialist/ consultant level experience from a country considered to have a comparable health system by The Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Primary Source Verification using EPIC

From 1st November 2017, all relevant qualifications must now be verified by ECFMG using the EPIC system on behalf of the Medical Council of New Zealand.  If you are committed to working in New Zealand, we recommend starting this process off as soon as possible if you hold qualifications from outside NZ. Candidates can log on to EPIC and complete this step online very easily. EPIC verifies your identity and your qualifications.

Log on to EPIC here and read the FAQs section about how to get started.

 

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