Cardiologist - Interventional

  • Location

    Palmerston North

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    Physician, Cardiologist

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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This is an exciting new role for an experienced and talented non interventional cardiologist to work in an established cardiology service and participate in its expansion to develop community based cardiology services and the upgrading of its hospital based services. 

The 360 bed hospital serves a population of almost 200,000 with general medical and surgical services. The existing Cardiology Service currently has the capacity to provide
  • diagnostic angiography
  • pacing and echocardiographic services
  • an integrated heart failure service
The hospital aims within 3 years to develop an interventional service with PCI capability five days a week and will contribute to an out-of-hours interventional roster.


  • To provide a high standard of clinical practice and clinical expertise, contributing to the provision of efficient and effective general medical and cardiology services to the community and region served 
  • To assist with the supervision and instruction for Resident Medical Officers rostered to the medical service
  • participate in on call rotas
  • assist with the set up and development of new cardiology services.

Essential Skills and Qualifications
  • Eligibility for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • FRACP or equivalent board certification (American board of Cardiology, FRCPC, FRCP / CCT)
  • Experience - minimum 7 years postgraduate and 5 years in cardiology 
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Proven clinical experience 
  • Demonstrated understanding of departmental development and the provision of strong clinical governance.  

Desirable experience

  • Experience working in a rural setting 

  • Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa basic
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • pension contributions
  • permanent contract
  • medical practice costs reimbursed

If you are interested in this position, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.

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