Cardiologist, Auckland

Last update 2024-04-13
Expires 2024-05-13
ID #2071358311
1,000,000 NZ$
Cardiologist, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified March 14, 2024


Job Description - Cardiologist (HAW07588)
Vacancy No

Vacancy No


Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
Are you a cardiologist looking for a great balance of interesting work and excellent lifestyle? Then look no further than Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. A place where we value

He kauanuanu

– Respect;


– Improvement;

Rāranga te tira

– Teamwork;


– Care.
This is an exciting opportunity to apply for a permanent position in a stunning area of New Zealand. Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is situated in Hastings, covering a region of over 180,000 people. The hospital is a modern facility with a large range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services.
We are seeking a suitably qualified cardiologist who can contribute to development of our expanding service. As an employee of Te Whatu Ora, the New Zealand national public health system, you will be part of a collaborative team of five cardiologists providing high quality care, improving equity and health outcomes for our local population, with a high Māori and Pasifika population. The team is supported by one registrar, a house officer, inpatient cardiology nursing staff, a nurse practitioner, several clinical nurse specialists and senior cardiology outpatient nurses, two cardiac sonographers and two cardiac physiologists.
As a general cardiologist you will delivering inpatient cardiology care approximately one in five weeks and outpatient ambulatory services predominantly from our base in Hastings but also at Napier Health Centre and our rural hospitals in Wairoa and Central Hawke’s Bay. There are many opportunities to develop subspecialist interests that will complement the department’s current service, with high levels of unmet need present in our community. The department’s facilities allow echocardiography, CT coronary angiography, cardiac MRI, exercise treadmill testing, ambulatory cardiac monitoring, a diagnostic angiography laboratory and cardiac device implantation (as of this year). Proficiency in left and right heart catheterisation studies, temporary pacing wires and pericardial drains is important.
We also have close ties with allied health services, other specialities within our hospital, as well as with Wellington Regional Hospital, our tertiary centre, who provide a comprehensive package of care including interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.
There is a strong collegial approach with the wider internal medicine team, made up of around 50 physicians across 12 specialties. The department provides medical education for undergraduate students and physician trainees with a robust education calendar in place.
A full time, permanent role of 1.0 FTE is 40 hours per week
Salary is set as per qualification and experience step alignment with the national collective agreement ASMS SECA
There is no current cardiology on-call roster but this will begin when our service is fully recruited
Employer matched superannuation contributions of up to 6% of annual earnings
Relocation package including removal costs, flights, accommodation and car hire*
Reimbursement of costs: Annual Practising Certificate, medical defence fees, College membership, study and conference leave*
$1,000,000 life/disability cover whilst travelling on company business as per company policy*
* Conditions apply and are subject to change
Hawke’s Bay

is famous for its excellent seaside ‘Mediterranean’ climate, wine, food, cultural events and outdoor recreational activities. There is a strong sense of community. It is a wonderful place to raise children with a number of excellent schools that receive national recognition. The area offers an enviable lifestyle with a choice of urban or rural living, and little traffic congestion.
Come and develop your career, working in a wonderful part of New Zealand in modern facilities with a dedicated, enthusiastic and fun team.
Applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Specialist Cardiologist and must be a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, or equivalent.
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Cardiologist

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