Medical Radiation Technologist, Starship Children's Hospital
- Full-time, permanent position
- Includes weekends and night shifts
- Based at Starship Children Hospital
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Radiology department at Starship is equipped with three DR plain x-ray units, 3 DR C arms and an O arm in theatre, and 3 DR portables. We have a Siemens Luminos Fluoroscopy unit and a Siemen sForce CT., and a Siemens Verio 3T MRI.
As a team of 17 Medical Radiation Technologists, with a wide range of experience we provide orientation for new staff and on-going mentoring.
We provide imaging for Inpatients, Emergency Department and Outpatients as well as in the Starship Operating Rooms.
To join our team, you must be eligible or registered as a Medical Radiation Technologists with the relevant registration board. For details, visit: www.mrtboard.org.nz
This is a permanent position, involving the full range of shifts including weekends and night shift.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Previous paediatric experience would be beneficial but not vital, although an ability to relate well to children and caregivers is essential. The ability to function as a member of a small enthusiastic group is required and, as the work involves some sole charge shifts, an ability to work unsupervised is required.
The successful applicant will be expected to perform the full range of radiology procedures using the equipment available. Starship is a filmless Department utilising both CR and DR.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Treating around 100,000 children with very serious and complex health conditions every year, Starship building is linked to the main building of Auckland City Hospital.
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
For more information, please contact Charlotte Mbamba, Team Leader MRT on phone 021 2258613 or Aaron Chamberlain, Recruitment Consultant on (09) 639 0211, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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