General Radiologist

New Zealand (NZ)
20 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist with a range of interventional skills but still willing and able to do general diagnostic radiology including CT and Ultrasound? Then MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) might be just the place for you.

As a full time radiologist at MDHB you would work in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology including CT, Ultrasound and general imaging.

We are looking for someone who has the following interventional skills:

  • Vascular intervention including angioplasty/ stenting, embolisation (neuro skills NOT needed)
  • Biliary intervention, access, stenting
  • All drain insertions
  • Biopsies
  • Vascular access including haemodialysis access and PICC line insertions
  • MSK intervention, eg US guided steroid injections is desirable 
  • Breast work (optional)

The department has an interesting and varied workload carrying out approximately 96,000 examinations a year in the provincial city of Palmerston North, servicing a total regional population of around 166,000.

Regional services to a larger population also include: Oncology, Breast Screening, Renal and Urology, with clinics held at the hospital including Respiratory, Rheumatology, Paediatrics and visiting specialists from Wellington for Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic surgery.

Palmerston North Hospital has up to date equipment including CT, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, DSA, and seven general digital radiography rooms and Nuclear Medicine with two gamma cameras. There is the opportunity to work in Breast Screening.

Medical Imaging encourages and supports close clinical interaction with our colleagues both within the hospital setting and the community. 

General Information

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

For further information please contact Dr Adrian Lamballe, Medical Head, Radiology: or Moira Eathorne, Medical Recruitment Consultant:

Alternatively, please visit our website via the apply click button.