Consultant Cardiologist - Permanent, Nelson

Last update 2024-04-22
Expires 2024-05-22
ID #2001471950
Consultant Cardiologist - Permanent, Nelson
New Zealand, Nelson, Nelson,
Modified January 20, 2024


Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand, Nelson Marlborough seeks experienced Cardiologists to join the Cardiology team from January 2024

2x Permanent, part-time 0.7 FTE (2x 56 hours a fortnight)

Be part of a supportive multidisciplinary team

On-call 1 : 5

Nelson Hospital, Nelson, New Zealand

Ngā mōhiohio e pā anaki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The successfulcandidates will :

Deliver quality services to improve health of the population in Nelson region.

Participate in the 1 : 5 general cardiology on-call roster.

Supervise and participate in teaching of junior medical workforce.

Enjoy work / life balance in one of New Zealand’s most sought-after regions.

Ko wai he kaitonotōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?) The ideal applicantswill :

Bring their medical expertise to an acute secondary care hospital and contribute to critical care to the patients in the Nelson region.

Have sub specialist training recognised by cardiac society in either interventional cardiology, non-invasive imaging, or heart failure.

Have specialist accreditation in cardiology including device insertion, advanced non-invasive imaging (CT or Cardiac MRI), or percutaneous coronary intervention would be preferred.

Hold Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Physicians (FANZCP), or equivalent.

Be eligible for an Annual Practising Certificate and vocational registration of Cardiology with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Fit into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines.

Collegiality andcollaboration across all disciplines are key to our delivery of a successfulservice to our patients and our community.

If this sounds like the sort ofenvironment that you will thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

Ngā huanga o tēneimahi (The benefits of this position) The salary for thisposition is based on the current Senior Medical Officer collective agreementdependent on skills, experience, and vocational registration in NZ.

In addition to your salary,you will :

Receive a generous annual allowance cover your continued medical education expenses (including associated travel and accommodation costs) as well as paid time off to attend events including international conferences.

Have access to an employer matched Superannuation contribution of up to 6% of annual earnings.

Be reimbursed competitive relocation, accommodation, and car rental expenses (conditions apply).

This is an incredibleregion of Aotearoa - New Zealand with a lovely climate boasting some of thehighest annual sunshine hours year after year and is a wonderful place to workand enjoy life.

The schools are excellent, and Nelson is well connected to therest of New Zealand and the world via its centrally located and well serveddomestic airport terminal.

There are threenational parks nearby providing ample opportunities for quality family-time andappreciation of nature’s wonders.

The region is renowned for its breath-takingnatural landscapes, with stunning geography capturing everything fromunbelievably long golden beaches to rugged mountains and untouched forests.

These magnificentfeatures offer endless opportunities for mountain biking, walking / hiking, watersports and skiing. The region is also well known for its café culture,wineries, art, crafts, and relaxed lifestyle.

To explore all these ingredientsfor a better work / life balance, please visit and

Ā mātou rōpū (Aboutour team)

Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand, Nelson Marlborough is the main health provider for the regionserving a population of approximately 150,000.

Nearly 3,000 strong, weare the largest employer in the region. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, but we are spread across the region and service all parts ofthe community.

Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have agreat team, and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity,innovation, respect, and teamwork.

Nelson has a fullinterventional service providing PCI, pacemaker, and implantable defibrillatorinsertion, as well as a progressive non interventional service includingadvanced echocardiography, heart failure, GUCH, cardiac MRI, and CTCA.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio(More Information)

For role specific informationplease contact :

Pat Davidsen Service Manager, , or

Tammy Pegg Cardiologist,

To apply pleasefollow the link to complete our online application form. Applicationsvia email will not be considered.

Whilst it is no longer mandatory, for the health andsafety of staff and patients, employees in this role are expected to be fullyvaccinated against Covid-19 (primary course plus booster).


Applicationsclose : Open until filled.

Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand, Nelson Marlborough strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need aworkforce reflective of the population it serves.

We strongly encourageapplications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for culturalcompetence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Consultant cardiologist - permanent

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