Paediatric Cardiologist Electrophysiology

New Zealand (NZ)
25 Mar 2019
22 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Starship Child

Paediatric Cardiologist (Fixed Term), Electrophysiology
Starship Child Health, Auckland, New Zealand

  • New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital
  • National service
  • Fixed Term position (12 months from July 2019)

Starship Child Health is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. Starship is part of the Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand’s largest tertiary healthcare provider. 

We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau (family) as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post-graduate nursing education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.  

The Greenlane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service (PCCS) is a national service based at Starship Children's Health, Auckland. It is the sole provider of cardiology and cardiac surgical services for infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease for New Zealand and a number of Pacific Island nations. It also provides a foetal and adult congenital cardiology service.

The unit has a catchment population of four and a half million and we provide a full range of surgical and cardiological investigations and procedures with over 400 cases per year of which 320 are bypasses. You would be working in a department with 9 other cardiologists and 3 cardiac surgeons, 4 fellows in training and a well-established multi-disciplinary team and will participate in all aspects of the clinical service. 

This is full time position for 12 months. Suitable candidates who may only be available for part of the year (at least 4 months) may be considered. 

As the ideal candidate you will :-

  • Have a subspecialty interest in Arrhythmia Management and Electrophysiology. This would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Possess and demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a collegial environment 
  • Demonstrate interest and potential to actively participate in departmental activities including teaching, audit and research
  • be eligible for Locum Tenens / vocational registration with Medical Council of New Zealand. If you are not currently registered in New Zealand and have overseas medical qualifications, 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

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For more information about the role please contact Dr Tom Gentles via

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