Medical Imaging Technologist – Mammographer
Where you’ll be working: BreastScreen Midland, Waikato DHB based role
The details: Fixed term until June 2022, 32 hours per fortnight (0.4 FTE)
BreastScreen Midland is seeking an enthusiastic MIT/Mammographer to join its friendly team, and support mammography services to its women across the Waikato. This exciting and varied role is based at Waikato DHBs Breast Care Centre, and will include the opportunity to complete some mobile unit visits.
About the role:
This mammography role will allow you to contribute in providing excellent screening services; improving the capacity to provide early detection of breast cancers and enhancing the patient journey. The Breast Care Centre at Waikato Hospital runs a busy and varied screening, assessment and diagnostic service for the Waikato population. The Waikato team can screen over 45,000 eligible women a year, providing excellent mammography screening to some of our most rural populations. This role will have an opportunity to be part of the mobile visit schedule and travel to places such as Kawhia, Raglan and Thames.
We are seeking an experienced Mammographer, or a MIT with an interest in expanding into mammography, to help us to continuing in delivering high quality services within BreastScreen Midland.
Required skills & experience:
· Full registration with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologist Board with a general scope of practice and a current practising certificate
· Be committed to providing an equitable service
· Mammography experience or an interest in becoming a Mammographer
· Good communication skills
· Excellent interpersonal and team skills
· Flexible, can-do attitude
· Full Driver’s license (desirable)
· Ability to work away from home
BreastScreen Midland prides itself on focussing on achieving equity, so if you are interested in being part of our great team, we would love to hear from you! Please click here to view the position description.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants with a Maori world view.
Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic
mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato: https://www.waikatonz.com/
Your application: Please apply directly online with Waikato DHB: https://tas-adhbrac.taleo.net/careersection/.wai_ext/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=wai16288
For any queries about the role please contact Taylor Spence in the Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application closing date: 4 March 2021
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