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Specialist Radiologist


Nga mohiohio e pa hanga ki tenei mahi (About this position)

We are recruiting for two permanent Radiologists working between 48 (0.6FTE) and 80 (1.0FTE) hours a fortnight. You will be based at Nelson hospital however these are district wide positions that may require rare travel to Wairau hospital also. You will be working across all areas of the radiology service including: the provision of general radiology, ultrasound, CT, and MRI with angiography and interventional radiology - if appropriate.

The Radiologist team consists of seven part and full-time specialist staff who are well supported by a professional team of medical imaging technologists, sonographers, registered nurses, radiography assistants and dedicated administration staff working in modern facilities. Nelson is an acute secondary care hospital. There is no on call or weekend requirement as part of this role.

Ko wai he kaitono totika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will require vocational registration as a Specialist Radiologist within New Zealand, or eligibility for this. You will need to be a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, or hold an equivalent qualification. Postgraduate fellowship training is desirable. We are looking for a specialist who is ready to bring their skills and experience to a smaller provincial hospital and enjoy the lifestyle that this affords.

A matou ropu (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Nelson city is the geographical centre of New Zealand. It has three national parks within a 90 minute drive and is surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. The region is known for its spectacular natural environment, and is very family friendly. Find out more about the Nelson/Tasman region -
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Nga huanga o tenei mahi (The benefits of this position)

This is an exciting time to join the Radiology team here in Nelson with a real opportunity to contribute to top of the South healthcare and how it is delivered. Nelson Radiology department is invested in having the latest equipment and technology, as well as fit for purpose facilities. There is an opportunity to be involved at the ground level in designing what the future of Radiology looks like and how we deliver that. With no on-call or weekend requirements you have the perfect opportunity for work/life balance and really enjoy all those sunshine hours.

Salary for these positions will be the range of $161,304 – $240,000 (as per the current senior medical and dental officer collective agreement) dependent on skills, experience and gaining full vocational registration in NZ. You will also have access to up-to 10 days and a $16,000 allowance to put towards your continued medical education.

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Jess Ettema, Operations Manager Radiology via For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on or +64 3 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Open until filled.

Scope of practice

  • Medical Imaging Technologist