Cardiothoracic Registrar, Waikato DHB, New Zealand

Job Number: WAI07037

Applications are invited for the 2018/2019 year commencing 10 December 2018 for non-SET Registrar Positions (2yrs+ Post Graduation) at Waikato Hospital.

Waikato Hospital is a teaching hospital and the major tertiary referral center providing specialised and emergency healthcare for the Midlands and Waikato area, with patient’s catchment of 900,000 people. It is the only major District Health Board in New Zealand to offer all surgical specialties on one campus and is the major trauma hospital for the Midland region.

Candidates who have completed two years post graduate hospital experience including a variety of surgical experience will be considered. This is an excellent opportunity to experience the breadth of surgery in our large tertiary setting before honing in on a training pathway. We provide an excellent training environment with very good supervision, as well as opportunities for career planning and development as you will gain extensive experience in a wide variety of settings.

Waikato Hospital has 525 general inpatient beds, performs in excess of 21,000 surgical procedures per year in the 22 theatre operating suite, and sees an average of 220 emergency department presentations per day.

Located in Hamilton city, the third largest city in North Island; 1½ hours’ drive south of Auckland, and offers a superb lifestyle and quality-of-life working environment. As the largest employer in Hamilton, there is a varied and approachable social network based around the hospital. It is within easy reach of both West Coast surfing and East Coast leisure beaches. The Ruapehu Ski-fields are three hours’ drive away, and there are outstanding opportunities for hiking, sailing, fishing, biking and many other outdoor activities within the Waikato, and throughout New Zealand.

Please note – it is your responsibility to provide three current references. To print off the referee report, please click on the “Reference form” icon below. Please ask your referees to return the completed form to us, or you can attach them to this application.

If you are an overseas doctor would you please visit the Medical Council of New Zealand web site to ensure that your qualifications meet their criteria for registration to practice medicine in New Zealand. 

The direct link to their self-assessment page is:

You will need to complete the six questions to ascertain whether or not you are eligible for registration in NZ. If you do not have access to do the self-assessment test on-line you can contact the MCNZ by telephone: +64 4 384 7635

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 27 August 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit

Cardiac Physiologist, Lakes District Health Board, New Zealand

Permanent, full time

The Clinical Physiology service at Lakes DHB provides a diagnostic service for patients requiring Cardiology, Respiratory and Neurological investigation. Tests performed include ECG, ambulatory blood pressure, exercise stress testing, echocardiography, cardiac monitoring (Holter and Event), lung function tests, EEG, Pacemaker and ICD follow up. We are a small, passionate and fun team with close, supportive working relationships with our SMOs.

Applications are invited from registered Cardiac Physiologists with experience in Cardiac Device follow up. The position is full time, however part time applicants may be considered.

Rotorua is the ideal place to live for professional couples and families that have a passion for the outdoors. Easy access to the region’s natural features provides ample opportunity to enjoy Rotorua’s scenic beauty and outdoor environment. Less than an hour from the beach and snow, it’s an ideal central adventure playground.

We look forward to your application if you are passionate about patient care; have excellent attention to detail, and great communication skills.

Apply online via our website

Service Clinical Director – Cardiothoracic Surgery Services, Auckland DHB




  • Service Clinical Director – Cardiothoracic Surgery Services
  • Auckland District Health Board

We are looking for a suitably experienced clinician to provide clinical leadership and effective management for the cardiothoracic surgery unit at Auckland City hospital.

The cardiothoracic surgery unit of Auckland District Health Board (DHB) based at Auckland City hospital provides all the public cardiothoracic surgical services to the four DHB’s in the northern region (Auckland DHB, Waitemata DHB, Counties Manukau DHB and Northland DHB).  The service provides acute and elective cardiothoracic surgery (approx. 1200 cardiac cases), thoracic surgery and also provides the national heart and lung transplantation and

You must hold or be eligible for registration as a specialist with the Medical Council of New Zealand and have appropriate post graduate qualifications.

This is an outstanding and rewarding clinical leadership opportunity within the NZ medical sector.  If this opportunity interests you, we would like to hear from you.

For more information and to apply, please click the link below:

Closing date is Monday, 30 July 2018

Cardiac Ultrasonographers – Christchurch Hospital, CDHB

About us
Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the role
Christchurch Hospital is a tertiary cardiac centre undertaking a wide range of interventions and with active research programs. We perform in excess of 9000 Echocardiograms per year and have stress, TOE, contrast and paediatric programs as well as our archiving being digital.

We currently have new and exciting opportunities for trained Cardiac Sonographers.

Attention to detail and clear communications are key to our success here. Your conscientious time keeping and clinical competence will also be invaluable.  We’re a friendly group with an emphasis on teamwork and quality results.

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in the ongoing training of staff.  You’ll be encouraged to continue with your own professional development as well!

The Canterbury region boasts some of the best outdoor activities the country has to offer. With beautiful parks and walks right on your doorstep and multiple ski fields within a few hours of the city center there is never a dull moment here! Our city is in a phase of urban regeneration with creativity and innovation plain to see with amazing street art and a booming hospitality scene. Christchurch has everything a big city has to offer without the traffic! Not convinced yet? Visit to see what else we have going on down here.

We have permanent and fixed term positions available.

Skills and experience

  • You will be a trained Cardiac Sonographer with QUT, DMU or equivalent post graduate qualification

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist – Allied Health, Scientific & Technical,

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website to complete an application.