Paediatric Sonographer, Starship Child Health, Auckland

Paediatric Sonographer, Paediatric Cardiology – Starship Child Health

  • Starship Child Health
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Permanent  Full time position
  • Relocation package available

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 Allanah Winiata-Kelly, Recruitment Consultant, via

Applications close: 3rd June  2018

“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.


Cardiac Ultrasonographers – Christchurch Hospital, CDHB

About us
Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the role
Christchurch Hospital is a tertiary cardiac centre undertaking a wide range of interventions and with active research programs. We perform in excess of 9000 Echocardiograms per year and have stress, TOE, contrast and paediatric programs as well as our archiving being digital.

We currently have new and exciting opportunities for trained Cardiac Sonographers.

Attention to detail and clear communications are key to our success here. Your conscientious time keeping and clinical competence will also be invaluable.  We’re a friendly group with an emphasis on teamwork and quality results.

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in the ongoing training of staff.  You’ll be encouraged to continue with your own professional development as well!

The Canterbury region boasts some of the best outdoor activities the country has to offer. With beautiful parks and walks right on your doorstep and multiple ski fields within a few hours of the city center there is never a dull moment here! Our city is in a phase of urban regeneration with creativity and innovation plain to see with amazing street art and a booming hospitality scene. Christchurch has everything a big city has to offer without the traffic! Not convinced yet? Visit to see what else we have going on down here.

We have permanent and fixed term positions available.

Skills and experience

  • You will be a trained Cardiac Sonographer with QUT, DMU or equivalent post graduate qualification

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist – Allied Health, Scientific & Technical,

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website to complete an application.

Echocardiographer/Cardiac Sonographer – Cardiology, Counties Manukau Health, New Zealand

Have you thought of moving to beautiful New Zealand? Are you looking for a fantastic lifestyle and a career that makes a difference?

A career that will offer you opportunities to develop and share medical knowledge within a diverse and challenging health environment.

Counties Manukau Health is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery, serving New Zealand’s most culturally diverse population. It is this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level.

The Cardiology Investigation Unit is looking for a full time Echocardiographer (Cardiac Sonographer) to join our dynamic team of Cardiac Sonographers, Cardiac Physiologists and Cardiac Physiology Technicians. The successful applicant will be part of our Cardiac Sonography team involved in performing a variety of invasive and non-invasive procedures including adult and paediatric transthoracic echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE), exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography and contrast echocardiography.

If you are a qualified Echocardiographer/Cardiac Sonographer who is currently registered/able to register with the Medical Radiation Technologist Board (MRTB) and has excellent communication skills then we want to hear from you.

Please apply online  or to review the position description please click here.

For more information please contact Sabrina Freitas on +64 9 2760044 ext 8336, for an informal confidential discussion, or email your expression of interest to Salaries are competitive and ongoing professional development is encouraged and supported. Registration is essential with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologist’s Board  We are an accredited employer with the NZ immigration and we can offer relocation financial assistance to candidates relocating.

Job number: CMH02929