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Position Title: Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer – Cardiology Department
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 08/01/2020
Application Closing Date: 23/02/2020 11PM
Job #: 058904
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Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer – Cardiology Department 
Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent position (or locum vacancy whilst we recruit to the role on a permanent basis)
  • Full time vacancy (40 hours per week)
  • Monday to Friday working hours (*with an on call component)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Southern District Health Board has a very exciting opportunity for you to make your mark. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a permanent full-time basis. Please note consideration will also be given to requests for a shorter, or several shorter appointments whilst we recruit to the role on a permanent basis.

About the Service – what’s in it for me?
Dunedin Hospital is the Cardiology / Cardiac Surgery centre for Southern District Health Board. We are fortunate to be able to offer good training opportunities both locally and internationally, as well as maintaining close relations with the prestigious Otago University. The Cardiology Department itself is warm, welcoming and social.
About You
The successful candidate must hold a Post-graduate qualification in Cardiac Ultrasound (QUT or DMU), being a Qualified Cardiac Physiologist is also desirable.

  • CPRB / MRTB registration and APC (or ability to obtain)
  • Evidence of ongoing  CPD and self-directed learning
  • Paediatric scanning would be an advantage 
  • This post is ideal for someone who is competent and able to work independently as an echo cardiographer
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills are essential

About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community. 

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

If this sounds like the role you have been waiting for, or you are interested in talking to us about a short-term locum opportunity then get in touch!

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 February 2020
Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! 

For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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