Cardiologist

Location
Auckland (Region) (NZ)
Posted
22 Aug 2018
Closes
24 Oct 2018
Sector
International
Specialty
Cardiology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cardiologist - Cardiovascular Services, Auckland City Hospital

Auckland, New Zealand

Come and join our world-renowned Cardiovascular Service!

Auckland City Hospital is the largest in New Zealand and is based in the heart of Auckland City which has been voted the 3rd best city in the world. The city is set in a pristine marine-based environment with a temperate climate and has a population of 1.3 million.  It has a vibrant mixture of lifestyles and cultures and offers easy access to stunning and diverse scenery and a wonderful range of outdoor pursuits. With its beautiful countryside and dynamic metropolitan centres, New Zealand offers a lifestyle to suitable for all. Auckland’s packed calendar of festivals and events, our vibrant Māori and Pacific culture, and impressive line-up of major sporting events will certainly keep you entertained all year round!

Auckland DHB has three major facilities: Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children's Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre. Auckland City Hospital is New Zealand’s largest public hospital as well as the largest clinical research facility. There are approximately one million patient contacts each year, including hospital and outpatient services.

Applications are being invited from Cardiologists who would like to live and work in one of the world’s most liveable cities, Auckland, New Zealand. The position offered is full-time in adult cardiology, where you will have the general suite of cardiology skills. Advanced training in coronary intervention is essential and training in structural cardiac interventions would be an advantage. Case mix includes both elective and acute. 

Auckland City Hospital is a 700+ bed University teaching hospital which provides secondary health services to the people of the central Auckland area, as well as tertiary cardiothoracic services regionally and quaternary services nationally.  The Green Lane Cardiovascular Service is the largest public hospital cardiology department in NZ.  We offer a full complement of sub-specialties in adult cardiology including coronary intervention, TAVI, complex electrophysiology, cardiac transplantation and adult congenital cardiology. We provide adult cardiology and cardiac surgery for South Pacific Island patients, in particular Tahiti. Paediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery for the South Pacific is provided at the adjoining Starship Children’s Hospital. 

You will be joining a highly regarded clinical team who are encouraged to conduct research and who are passionate about teaching and passing their knowledge to our junior staff.  You will be eligible for an honorary position with the University Of Auckland School Of Medicine.

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For more information on this opportunity to join our team, please contact Dr Chris Occleshaw, Clinical Director, Cardiovascular Services at ChrisO@adhb.govt.nz

Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference!

For more information and to apply, please click the apply button attaching your latest CV and cover letter outlining your motivation to take up this role. Only applications submitted online via the ADHB website will be accepted:

For help with your online application, please contact Mirah Sharma, Recruitment Consultant at MirahS@adhb.govt.nz

Applications Close – 24 October 2018

The successful applicant must hold FRACP (or equivalent) and be registered or be eligible for general registration as a Medical Officer with the Medical Council of New Zealand (www.mcnz.org.nz). We welcome applications from candidates outside New Zealand.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act 

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.

As the ideal candidate, you will be either registered or be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Please note, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz”     

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