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Medical Radiation Technologist



A rare opportunity to combine lifestyle and career within dental radiography is currently available for a qualified Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) here in the Dunedin School of Dentistry. With a top ranking in research amongst New Zealand’s universities, you can be confident you will have access to leading edge technology, excellent facilities and demonstrated leadership in best practice.

The University is firmly committed to growing the Faculty with investment in a new state-of-the-art building and facilities plus ongoing plans for further outreach development and increased student enrolment. The Radiography Department will relocate to the new Clinical Service Build housing a comprehensive dento-maxillo-facial digital x-ray facility this year.

The role

This is a unique opportunity to gain expertise and training in dento-maxillo-facial imaging here in New Zealand, as gaining expertise and teaching in these techniques and facilities are not offered anywhere else nationwide. Applications are invited from experienced MRTs as well as new graduate MRTs.

Key tasks include:

· Gaining expertise and providing the full scope of dental and maxillofacial radiography imaging techniques.

· Advising clinicians on the appropriateness of various radiographic techniques so that patient management is optimised.

· In the short term, until relocation to the new Clinical Services Building, preparing processing chemicals and ensuring that all darkrooms and x-ray processors are fit for purpose.

Your skills and experience:

· Be a qualified MRT registered with the NZ Medical Radiation Technologist’s Board (MRTB) or with the ability to have your experience and qualifications registered in New Zealand.

· Ideally, have dental experience but this is not a prerequisite.

· Hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC).

· Have strong people skills with the ability to teach and assist students and staff.

· Possess the ability to relate to patients and provide a high level of service.

Further details

This role offers the right candidate that coveted mix of career development in an iconic brand and family life by offering fixed hours and a supportive environment. Based in Dunedin, your lifestyle and family needs are well catered for as the city has a strong reputation for safety, housing affordability and excellent schooling.

This position will ideally be full-time, although a part-time position could be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Application Information

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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.


There is no formal closing date and applications will be considered individually on receipt. The University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time

Scope of practice

  • Medical Imaging Technologist