Sonographer - Christchurch Hospital

  • Fixed term 1.0 FTE position available until August 2024
  • Join an experienced team with a focus on continued professional development.
  • NZ Registration as a Medical Imaging Technologist with a Sonography qualification is essential

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We are looking for a Sonographer to join us in our cohesive and diverse Radiology team. Here in the Radiology Service we pride ourselves in keeping up with technology and we have a wealth of experience that we want to share!

Our service is provided across various sites including Christchurch Hospital (including the new Acute Services Building, Waipapa), Christchurch Women’s Hospital, Burwood and Ashburton Hospitals. This is a fixed term (1 year full-time) opportunity for a qualified Sonographer working 40 hours per week. Participation of the ultrasound departmental shifts, weekend and on call roster is required

Ko wai koe | About You

In this role, you will be responsible for;

  • Undertaking detailed ultrasound examinations, in conjunction with the radiology registrars and radiologists;
  • Effective operation of ultrasound units and associated equipment, in conjunction with the radiology registrars and radiologists;
  • Providing a patient focussed service in alignment with the vision of ensuring the best outcomes for patients;
  • Assisting in the supervision and clinical training of student sonographers and Radiology registrar.

Your skills will include:

  • Experience in performing Obstetric, Gynaecological, General Abdominal, Paediatric, MSK and Doppler examinations;
  • You will be a team player, committed to ongoing education and best possible patient care and outcomes;
  • As some travel is required between campuses, a full NZ driver’s license is required;
  • NZ Registration as a Medical Imaging Technologist with a sonography qualification recognised by the Medical Radiation Technologists Board is essential.

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.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury 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.

Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health New Zealand]

When you work at the Te Whatu Ora, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here

Applications will be progressed as they apply

For additional information about this role please contact Jenny Bailey, Recruitment Partner on

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at Health New Zealand, there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within Health New Zealand.

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

Apply now

Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2540416

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 July 2023