Consultant Cardiologist (1.0FTE)

Whangarei (Territorial authority), Northland (NZ)
09 Feb 2018
09 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Whangarei Hospital, Northland, New Zealand 

An exciting opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic Cardiologist is currently available at Northland DHB. The position is part of a significant service redevelopment involving a re-invigorated cardiology service with the expected development of a future cardiac catheter lab. 

The position is within cardiology and acute medicine; the allocation of time across those specialties can be negotiated depending upon the applicant’s experience. This would involve management of cardiology outpatients and acute cardiology. 

Whangarei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region supported by three growing district hospitals. There are approximately 4,500 general medical admissions per annum with interesting, challenging and fascinating pathology. 

The Department of Medicine has twelve Physician positions sharing leadership of 6 teams consisting of 14 Medical Registrars and seven House Officers. The department has a coronary care unit with 5 beds, three medical wards with 56 beds and a spacious outpatient facility. Transoesophageal imaging, exercise and pharmacologic stress testing and CTCA are all established services.

All applicants MUST be eligible to register in New Zealand as a Medical Practitioner, and gain either locum tenens and /or vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres and has a population of 170,000. Excellent schools, affordable housing and exciting scenic coastal areas which offer a mixture of recreational activities await you. 

For more information on the position, please contact Dr Lucille Wilkinson, Clinical Director, Department of Medicine, Northland District Health Board, Email:

Vacancy No: MD17-015
Closes: 9 March 2018

All applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64  9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website: or alternatively please click the apply button.