Student Sonographers

  • Two full time (40 hours) fixed term (3 years) positions.
  • Need to undertake the post graduate diploma in health sciences (Ultrasound) through the University of Auckland
  • Excellent communication and patient care skills

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

The Radiology Department is excited to invite applications from people wishing to train as Sonographers. Training will be offered at the Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch Women’s Hospital and Christchurch Community referred campuses.

The Role: Where you fit in

The successful applicant will undertake the post graduate diploma of health sciences (Ultrasound) through the University of Auckland. You will complete all components of this post graduate qualification to becomes registered with the NZMRTB as a qualified Sonographer. Practical and limited theoretical tuition will be provided to the successful applicant, with a large amount of self-directed and online learning required.

We are seeking a highly motivated, positive and dedicated individuals who are committed to patient care and best practice imaging. You will be able to work in a close team environment, have well developed decision making processes and a strong desire to succeed. Applicants should have an appropriate science qualification such as a degree in medical imaging or similar, be of good character and have an excellent work ethic.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

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: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 235379

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday, 24 January 2019