Is it time for a change? How about a leap that sees you experiencing the wonders of the New Zealand lifestyle, where adventure is always at your doorstep, you’re never far from a picture-perfect view, and the ultimate work-life balance is truly attainable? If you’re a radiologist considering a move, this could be your best one yet.

Here’s your chance to join a health system that truly cares. Here in Christchurch, New Zealand, Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha is a world leader in the delivery of integrated healthcare, and right now we have an opportunity within our radiology team. As a highly skilled Radiologist, you’ll play a key role in continuing our culture of constant improvement. Interested?

Mō mātou | About us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

As an organisation we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

The Team

Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha is home to a busy radiology service based at Christchurch Hospital, the largest tertiary centre in the South Island. The service also encompasses several other sites including Christchurch Women’s and Burwood hospitals. Our new hospital houses state of the art equipment and offers a varied case mix including local and regional, general and subspecialty work. Our mix of general and subspecialty trained radiologists work closely together with a supportive team culture being a strength of our service.

If you have an academic interest, Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha is affiliated with the Otago Medical School affording the opportunity to contribute to undergraduate training. Te Whatu Ora is also part of the new health precinct Te Papa Hauora, a creative and inspiring network that integrates world-class healthcare, research and innovation, education and industry with a strong emphasis on population health based in Christchurch.

The Role

We welcome expressions of interest from general radiologists and those with subspecialty areas of interest. You will work alongside a motivated team of radiologists who support a progressive tertiary service in a beautiful location. We are a flexible employer with locum, fixed term or permanent, full and part-time options available. To apply you must be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

About Christchurch | Living in Ōtautahi

Ōtautahi, Christchurch is a great place to live and bring up a family. It is easy to get around with just a short commute from work to home, no matter where you live in the city. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery with ample recreational pursuits on our doorstep. There is a vibrant cultural scene with dining, theatre, music and a host of other entertainment on offer. Schooling and university facilities are excellent. Find out more about our city here.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi | Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here

Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information about the recruitment process, please contact Amy Walker, Recruitment Specialist.


Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term/Contract, Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time, Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time, Locum

Job no: 239544

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply now!