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Paediatric Sonographer, Paediatric Cardiology - New Zealand

Paediatric Sonographer, Paediatric Cardiology - Starship Child Health
Auckland, New Zealand

  • Starship Child Health
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Permanent  Full time position 

As the sole paediatric cardiac surgical centre in New Zealand, Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to over 100,000 children and young people annually throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific.  

Here at Starship we are seeking an experienced Cardiac Sonographers to join our talented team. 

In the position you will predominantly perform transthoracic echocardiograms (2D and 3D) on paediatric and adult congenital patients with potential involvement in cath lab and perioperative 2D/3D transoesophegeal echo.  Our Paediatric Echo Lab is a fully digital lab with 3D TTE/TOE and Strain quantification capabilities providing a service for the cardiac and general wards at Starship and neonatal echocardiography for National Women's Health. Opportunities also exist for you to attend outreach clinics within New Zealand and the Pacific.

Auckland, the "City of Sails" offers a vibrant urban lifestyle surrounded by the great outdoors. Auckland’s bustling centre sports activities galore, from international concerts and sporting events to cultural festivals and celebrations. Rich in culture, our dynamic population of Maori, European, Pacific Island and Asian peoples influences our accepting attitudes as well as our menus. As the national economic engine room, Auckland offers job opportunities for the whole family and access to the country’s most prestigious schools and world-recognised universities.  With a temperate climate and plenty of sunshine, Auckland enjoys long warm summers and relatively mild winters. Enjoy an outdoor lifestyle all year round with after work and weekend social and competitive sports clubs or build a deck and enjoy barbeques in your new back yard.

Click here to view the position description. 

To apply visit our website job reference number CEN03737 and submit your current CV and cover letter.   

For more information about the position please contact Pettina Coates, Team Leader, via 

For queries on the recruitment process please contact Dianne Chan Sau, Recruitment Consultant, via 

Applications close: 22nd October 2017

“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 from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

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Company Name: Aukland District Health Board - Starship Child Health
Active from 10/12/2017 to 2/12/2018