NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Sonographer with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board
(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: a bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or higher qualification, which includes the requirements of a major in Medical Imaging or Radiation Therapy – see Note 5)
Surgeon (General) is not on the following lists ：
Regional Skill Shortage List
Unfortunately this occupation is not on the Regional Skill Shortage List.
Definition of Skill Level 1：
Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.