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Kiwi Radiologists - Meet Nicola Speer

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Nicola Speer is a medical recruitment specialist (and a Kiwi!) focusing on helping Radiologists find locum and permanent positions.  Here Nicola answers some questions to help Kiwi Radiologists thinking of working in an Australian locum position.

Where in NZ are you from?

 

I’m from the Nelson region, right at the top of the South Island. It’s a location known for its sunny climate, beautiful beaches and good agriculture including its vineyards and great wines being produced.

When did you move to Australia and why?

 

I moved from the UK back to NZ briefly and then to Sydney to live. I’ve been here over 15 years now and love the lifestyle here – as well as the ease of being able to get back to New Zealand frequently to see family and friends. My initial reason for coming here was for work, then it quickly became home for me

What’s your favourite place in Australia?

 

It’s hard to say since there is so much to love about Australia – I live in Bondi Beach so that has to be my number 1 – I feel grateful everyday for being able to get out to the beach early in the mornings, winter and summer, and enjoy the village-like community here. Outside Sydney, Melbourne is my favourite for a weekend away, the culture, food and ease of moving around in the city make it a great place to spend some time. I’m keen to explore regional Victoria more too. Adelaide and Hobart are also favourite weekends away. In the middle of our already mild winter, it is nice to get away to Queensland for some sunshine, swimming in the ocean and exploring – Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation are beautiful.

How can you help NZ based Radiologists?

 

One of my favourite aspects of helping NZ radiologists into locums over here in Australia, is the connection I have with New Zealanders and a bit of understanding in terms of the questions that they would like to have answered, how best to set things up for locum work that is going to be a truly enjoyable experience for the doctor, and their family if they’re coming too – which is a great option, to take a trip that mixes work, with some family time in a great Australian location.

What are the most common types of questions NZ Radiologists have about working in Australia?

 

Sometimes NZ radiologists ask what is required for registration and paperwork and are generally quite relieved at how much Prescript can do to make it a smooth and simple process. 

I think there’s often an initial feeling of not knowing what the options are, where to start, how much they can earn and the practicalities of the process. I love to tailor locums for NZ radiologists that cater to their time capacity and availability and also the personal preferences for locations. If I talk to a doctor who isn’t sure, then I like to go over a few ideas to see which places sound the most appealing to each individual.

How much can a Radiologist earn for a locum position?

 

It can vary on location and length of commitment, but generally it is a daily rate of $3000 to $4000 per day (+GST).  

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Are there other benefits?

Plenty! It’s a pretty stress-free experience with flights, well selected accommodation, a car and some other personal touches provided that show appreciation to radiologists and ensure a smooth process.

Can a family come too?

 

Yes, absolutely and this is something that I like to discuss with radiologists in our initial chats to ensure I understand and can think about good ideas to suit the preferences of the whole family: ages of children, what activities they like and interests the family have, any factors that require special planning and basics like the type of accommodation that will make the stay during their locum most comfortable.

What is the best way for a doctor to contact you?

There are three ways to get in touch:

  1. Call me on 0405 429 799
  2. Email nicola@prescript.com.au
  3. Click ‘Book A Call with Nicola' ⬇️(with option to upload your CV)

 

The best way is to send me a brief overview of any existing ideas about coming to Australia for locums. If the radiologist just wants to find out what the options are and knows nothing about where to start – that’s perfect too! I’ll be able to reply and schedule in a phone call to suit us both so that we can have a chat about options, answer questions and look at how best to proceed from there. 

New Zealand radiologists are perfectly placed to come over to Australia and work. We partner with really appreciative and accommodating radiology practices, hospitals and imaging services and look after our Kiwi doctors coming in to work, whether it’s for a week, a fortnight, a few weeks dotted through the year or even a block of months, get in touch and we can have that first conversation.


About Nicola Speer

Nicola recruits for locum and permanent positions across regional Australia with a focus on Radiology.

0405 429 799 // nicola@prescript.com.au

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Prescript are medical recruitment specialists.

At Prescript we’re known for helping solve the regional doctor shortage in Australia.

Every day we’re focused on two clear outcomes - Helping hospitals find doctors that create departments and clinics that run better, have more capacity and less stress. And placing Doctors in jobs that leave them feeling highly valued, rewarded and, most importantly, enjoying what they do.

We believe that when we get these two crucial things right, it has a huge impact on the regional doctor shortage and the healthcare of communities across Australia.

There are three ways to contact us:

  1. Call 1300 755 498
  2. Email contact@prescript.com.au
  3. Click 'Connect with Prescript' to ask a question online (with option to upload your CV)

We'd love to hear from you!

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We’re known for helping solve the regional doctor shortage, leaving doctors loving what they do and regional communities feeling like they have the best doctors in town.
— James Hill - Founder - Prescript Recruitment

Radiologists - Locum in Brisbane, Noosa & Gold Coast

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Experience an early summer in sunny South East Queensland - the best time of year to visit! Prescript is partnering with three separate organisations to find them locum cover for various dates from August 2018 to February 2019 in Brisbane, Noosa and Gold Coast.

South East Queensland is a favourite with our locum doctors. Choose from the excitement of glitzy Gold Coast, the relaxed sophistication of Noosa or the buzz of Brisbane. We have written our own location reports to send you which are full of great things to do and see.  Please get in touch with your preferences, and we will find an option that best suits your needs.

Dates Available

Gold Coast

  • 24th September to 12th October 2018 (school holidays) 
  • 3rd December to 7th December 2018

Brisbane

  • 6th August to 17th August 2018
  • 3rd September 7th September 2018
  • 24th September to 2nd November 2018
  • 3rd December to 1st February 2018

Noosa

  • 24th September to 12th October (School holidays)

The Benefits

  • Daily rate is $3000 per day + GST
  • You will have return economy flights from any location in Australia or New Zealand paid for. 
  • Car and self-contained accommodation provided

Our credentialing manager, Stef McLaughlin, will help manage all the paperwork and logistics. All you have to do is let us know when you are free.

Would you like to hear about other location options for radiology locums too? Talk to Prescript Recruitment for a professional overview of clinical details, practice/hospital, locations, rates and inclusions.

What are we looking for?


You will have your FRANZCR and AHPRA specialist registration. You must be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen.

The locum will be tailored to your skills and experience. Request a full practice overview from Prescript.

 Next Steps with Prescript

You can apply via this website or you can contact me (Rebecca Doyle) at Prescript Recruitment - rebecca@prescript.com.au // 0434 401 379 – very happy to answer any questions.

  • The first stage is an informal conversation with Prescript for you to decide if you want to proceed – you will need to share your CV and we will talk about the position, the company, and the location. You can let us know if you want to bring your family and if you have any special requirements.
  • The second stage is an informal application – we will arrange a phone call or a review of your skills to establish if this is going to be a good fit.
  • The third stage – if you’re happy then Prescript will send you a locum confirmation to say ‘congratulations – all booked!’
  • The fourth stage – Prescript will help manage all the paperwork and logistics. All you have to do is look forward to starting.              

More About Rebecca Doyle

Rebecca recruits for locum and permanent positions across regional Australia with a focus on Radiology.

0434 401 379 // rebecca@prescript.com.au.

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Meet the Prescript Radiology Recruitment Team

We work with FRANZCR Radiologists for locum, ongoing and teleradiology positions across regional Australia. Connect with Prescript here ⬇️  

📌Recruitment James Hill, Nicola Speer and Rebecca Doyle - Dedicated recruitment partners focused solely on Consultant Radiologists.

📌Marketing & Vacancies Grace Clueit - Rapid promotion of locum, ongoing and teleradiology vacancies to the broadest, relevant audience.

📌Credentialing & Logistics - Stef McLaughlin - Adhere to the highest JAS-ANZ-accredited standards of quality and credentialingManagement of travel logisitics.

📌Finance & Payments Hugo Scales - Prescript's Finance & Payments Manager ensures smooth payment processes.

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We’re known for helping solve the regional doctor shortage, leaving doctors loving what they do and regional communities feeling like they have the best doctors in town.
— James Hill - Founder - Prescript Recruitment

Locum Radiologist for Queensland's Outback $4000 per day

Locum Radiologist for Queensland's Outback $4000

Have you considered a locum in Queensland's Outback? Prescript has dates available from mid-June to late December 2018. 

THE BENEFITS? 

  • You will be paid $4000 per day + GST.
  • Half day on Mondays and Fridays for travel to and from Brisbane (but still be paid for a full day).
  • Accommodation provided in Brisbane for pre and post locum dates (or for the weekend if you are working for a two week period).
  • You will also have return economy flights from any location in Australian or New Zealand paid for. Car hire and indemnity are covered, plus accommodation for your family if you bring them.
  • The locum will be tailored around your skills and experience. Request a full practice overview from Prescript.

DATES AVAILABLE: 

Week commencing:

  • 23/04
  • 18/06
  • 02/07
  • 16/07
  • 06/08
  • 08/10
  • 29/10
  • 19/11
  • 03/12
  • 24/12

Our credentialing manager, Stef McLaughlin, will help manage all the paperwork and logistics. All you have to do is let us know when you are free.


Not entirely sure about a locum in Queensland's Outback? Talk to Prescript Recruitment, we have written our own location report which is full of great things to do and see. We are sure you will love exploring.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?


You will have your FRANZCR and AHPRA specialist registration. You must be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen.

Practice Procedure List

  • CT
  • Fluroscopy
  • General X-ray
  • Interventional  Procedures
  • Mammography
  • MRI 1.5T Medicare Funded
  • OPG
  • Ultrasound

APPLICATION PROCESS:


You can apply via this website or you can contact me (James Hill) at Prescript Recruitment – james@prescript.com.au // +61 410 792 310 – very happy to answer any questions.
 

  • The first stage is an informal conversation with Prescript for you to decide if you want to proceed – you will need to share your CV and we will talk about the position, the company, and the location. You can let us know if you want to bring your family and if you have any special requirements.
  • The second stage is an informal application – we will arrange a phone call or a review of your skills to establish if this is going to be a good fit.
  • The third stage – if you’re happy then Prescript will send you a locum confirmation to say ‘congratulations – all booked!’
  • The fourth stage – Prescript will help manage all the paperwork and logistics. All you have to do is look forward to starting!
                                    

More About James Hill

James recruits for locum and permanent positions across regional Australia with a focus on Radiology.

0410 792 310 // james@prescript.com.au

James is the author of the soon to be published book 'Full Roster - The Essential 7 Step Guide To Recruiting Doctors In Regional Australia'. He is also a writer of blogs for LinkedIn and the Prescript Recruitment website where he draws on his experience to share opinions on current health staffing issues.

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About Prescript Recruitment

For more information, a great place to start is www.prescript.com.au

You'll find information about our locum and permanent recruitment services for doctors, hospitals and practices.  You'll also find links to our blogs, location reports and other resources.

1300 755 498 // contact@prescript.com.au

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Locum Radiologist for Coastal Queensland $3500 per day

Do you have a week free in 2018 to locum in Queensland?

Would you like to earn $3500 per day?

Prescript Recruitment is partnering with three sites in Queensland who are looking to cover dates between now and end of 2018.  You have the choice of staying in resort-style accommodation by the coast (self-contained, possibly with a pool) or in a city apartment (where you can walk to work).

Benefits? 

As well as a great daily rate of $3500, you will also have return economy flights from any location in Australian or New Zealand paid for.  Car hire and indemnity are covered, plus accommodation for your family if you bring them.

The locum will be tailored around your skills and experience – there are three sites with different requirements.  Request a full practice overview from Prescript.

Dates available:

1 week blocks between now and end of 2018. You would work Monday to Friday and there are no after-hours / on call reporting requirements.

Our credentialing manager, Stef Ormesher, will help manage all the paperwork and logistics. All you have to do is let us know when you are free.

Why Queensland?

Lonely Planet says “Australia’s holiday haven offers beaches, reefs, jungles, uptempo locals and a laid-back tropical pace of life.”

The climate is sizzling in the Summer and Mediterranean in the Winter. Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney are only a quick flight away. 

Not entirely sure about a locum in Queensland? Talk to Prescript Recruitment, we have written our own location report which is full of great things to do and see. We are sure you and your family will love exploring.

What are we looking for?

You will have your FRANZCR and AHPRA specialist registration.  You must be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen.

Please note that $3500 per day is dependent on your skills profile and the locum location (not every Queensland coastal site offers $3500 per day).

Application process:

You can enquire via this website or you can contact me (James Hill) at Prescript Recruitment – james@prescript.com.au // 1300 755 498 – very happy to answer any questions.

First stage is an informal conversation with Prescript for you to decide if you want to proceed – you will need to share your CV and we will talk about the position, the company and the location. You can let us know if you want to bring your family and if you have any special requirements.

Second stage is an informal application – we will arrange a phone call or a review of your skills with the practice managers to establish if this is going to be a good fit.

Third stage – if you’re happy then Prescript will send you a locum confirmation to say ‘congratulations – all booked!’

Fourth stage – Prescript will help manage all the paperwork and logistics. All you have to do is look forward to starting!


About James Hill

James recruits for locum and permanent positions across regional Australia with a focus on Radiology.

0410 792 310 // james@prescript.com.au

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About Prescript Recruitment

For more information, a great place to start is www.prescript.com.au

You'll find information about our locum and permanent recruitment services for doctors, hospitals and practices.  You'll also find links to our blogs, location reports and other resources.

1300 755 498 // contact@prescript.com.au

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NEW Radiologist Locum Opportunity -Long Term or Short Term – Perth - WA

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We’re very excited to offer a new locum opportunity in Western Australia, close to the stunning city of Perth.

  • Option to work from March 2018 – December 2018 – There is a choice on offer to do the full period, or blocks from 1 or 2 weeks upwards
  • State of the art facility with great support, excellent equipment/IT
  • Opportunities for dual qualified nuclear medicine/radiologists, radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians
  • Interesting case mixes, tailored to your skills profile and expertise
  • Top rates of remuneration – $3000 per day + GST
  • Inclusions fully tailored to you, including flights, car hire and high quality accommodation
  • Coastal location with easy access to Perth airport for domestic and international transfers

Radiologists: To apply, you must be FRANZCR and registered with AHPRA (or eligible).

For more information or to apply, please contact Nicola Speer.

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Locum Specialist and Senior Registrar Positions - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Looking to expand your professional horizons whilst also taking advantage of the flexibility and financial benefits of a locum assignment? Get the best of both worlds by working as a locum at this Perth city hospital!

  • Work throughout December and January at one of WA’s largest hospitals
  • Highly-regarded head of department leads a strong, collaborative team
  • $2,000 per day for specialists and $150 per hour for senior registrars

With over 3000 deliveries per year, there’s no doubt that this is a busy but also a very well-run department. It is truly a consultant-led team, with all doctors present on the daily ward rounds to ensure optimal continuity of care and training opportunities for the junior medical officers.

Self-contained accommodation is provided and return travel and hire car are reimbursed.

Why Choose Prescript?

We pride ourselves on providing you with a tailored concierge service to make arranging your locum placement as simple and hassle-free as possible. This service is absolutely free of charge to you and has no impact on the great rates of pay and benefits that you are able to access as a locum doctor.

Want to find out more? Contact Ian Ormesher for a no-obligation discussion on 1300 755 498 or email ian@prescript.com.au

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#RANZCR2017 Will you be in Perth?

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Not long until the RANZCR ASM. I will be in Perth from Wednesday 18th to Sunday 22nd October, along with my colleagues Nicola Speer and Ian Ormesher.  Will we see you there?

If you would like to book a coffee with us or arrange a time to meet, please use our contact details below:

James Hill - 0410 792 310 // james@prescript.com.au

Nicola Speer - 0405 429 799 // nicola@prescript.com.au

Ian Ormesher -  0434 401 379 // ian@prescript.com.au

Prescript are specialists in listening to your requirements and interests and finding the best roles and locums to suit your criteria. Whether you’ve talked to us before or not, we’d love to hear from you for a confidential discussion to see what your ideal situation is!

Are you interested in:

  • A new location
  • Career advancement
  • A leadership or Clinical Director role
  • The first step as a FRANZCR doctor
  • Assistance with a DWS or AoN position
  • Teleradiology in Australian, NZ or overseas
  • Locum work that is highly paid and well curated for you

Whatever your situation, we specialise in helping you with tailored, professional, practical service that costs you absolutely nothing.

Prescript Recruitment are engaged by Australia’s top providers in clinics, private and public hospitals to help them get the best staff on board. We work with permanent job opportunities, locum roles both long and short term, part time or flexible employment and teleradiology.

We can give you some ideas and options to consider. We negotiate top packages and excellent conditions for radiologists and maintain long term, professional relationships with our clients and doctors.

Please do get in touch with us today by phone or email.

James - Founder & Recruitment Partner at Prescript

#RANZCR2017 #Radiology #WAdiology

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About Prescript Recruitment

For more information, a great place to start is www.prescript.com.au

You'll find information about our locum and permanent recruitment services for doctors, hospitals and practices.  You'll also find links to our blogs, location reports and other resources.

1300 755 498 // contact@prescript.com.au