Consultant Radiologist jobs – University city just 90 mins drive from Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand (NZ)
Very competitive – contact Caroline for more information.
05 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We’re seeking Consultant Radiologists to work in one of the largest District Health Board’s in NZ, a bustling University city in Hamilton, just 90 minutes’ drive from Auckland.

  • Permanent full-time roles commencing 2018
  • Diagnostic Radiologists or Interventional Radiologists welcome 
  • Subspecialists of particualr interest: Paediatrics, Neuro-radiology, Nuclear Medicine (dual scope) & Cardio-thoracic
  • FRANZCR or equivalent specialist qualifications

And the lifestyle and location are ideal:

  • 4th largest city in New Zealand, just 90 minutes from Auckland
  • Wide range of city amenities: restaurants and cafes, arts and culture, major sporting events
  • Affordable housing market and excellent schooling options
  • Easy access to the rest of the North Island, beautiful beaches, national parks, lakes and mountains

You will have broad clinical experience and skills across Radiology (and your special interest area) along with a sound understanding of contemporary models of care; proven leadership skills and experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment; an interest in medical education and teaching, including providing supervision and education to medical students, registrars and other clinical staff; and of course, a commitment and willingness to be involved in ongoing quality improvement programmes.

This is an excellent opportunity for both newly qualified Consultants to commence their practice in a supportive environment, or for experienced Specialist Radiologists to further develop their career in a busy unit with a diverse caseload.

When sending your CV, please include details of modalities you use on a day to day basis.

The Hospital & Service

Waikato District Health Board (WDHB) is one of the largest DHBs in New Zealand, both geographically and in terms of population (Hamilton: 200,000; Waikato region 390,000), and is one of five tertiary teaching centres in NZ.

The existing team of 20 Consultant Radiologists and 9 Registrars have well established links into all of the specialty and subspecialty clinical teams across the DHB. The Department also provides imaging support for a Level 1 Major Trauma Centre.

The Radiology Department is well-equipped and comprises:

  • 8 Conventional x-ray units (plus four mobile units and 5 mobile II’s)
  • 1 Fluoroscopy unit
  • 2 CT scanners
  • 1 Vascular & Interventional unit
  • 5 Ultrasound rooms (excluding vascular ultrasound services)
  • 3 Gamma Cameras
  • MRI is currently provided on site by a private provider (staffed partially by Waikato Hospital Radiologists)
  • The service also provides Radiologists in support of the Breast Care service.

Waikato is also one of 5 District Health Boards which form the Midland DHBs network across the central North Island, which also includes the Lakes (Rotorua & Taupo), Taranaki (New Plymouth & Hawera), Bay of Plenty (Tauranga & Whakatane) and Tairawhiti (Gisborne) regions. Together they serve a total population of more than 854,000 and there is increasing collaborative working and service planning across the network. 

What’s on offer?

  • Total package circa NZ$180,000 - $300,000 pa, depending on level of experience
  • Includes base salary range NZ$158,141 - $230,000 pa (£82,700 - £120,000) depending on level of experience
  • Annual NZ$16,000 Continuing Medical Education allowance & 10 days CME leave to attend conferences
  • Dedicated non-clinical time and multidisciplinary team working
  • Plus relocation assistance

To find out more, or to apply, contact Caroline O'Hagan on +64 (0)22 521 4705 or email

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