Cardiologist – Christchurch, NZ

Cardiologist – 12 month fixed-term

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

Christchurch Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services to the South Island of New Zealand. The department has four Electrophysiologists. It performs over 750 EP studies/procedures per year. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment, world class consultants and continue to build on your experience of standard and complex EP procedures and device implantation.

We provide specialised tertiary level care to Canterbury and the South Island. Our department has accreditation for advanced training in Cardiology by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Working in this department with experienced Consultants and a highly skilled multidisciplinary team will give you the opportunity to further enhance your specialist skills and enjoy the many lifestyle benefits of New Zealand’s 2nd largest city.

The Role

We have the ideal opportunity for a Cardiologist join the world leading team at Christchurch Hospital for a full-time 12-month fixed-term role.

Christchurch Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services to the South Island of New Zealand.

You’ll be involvement will be varied and depending on experience and skills, will include a mix of lab work, acute care and outpatient clinics. You will be required to participate in the after-hours roster covering cardiology inpatients and potentially sub-specialty call.

You will have completed your advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP, MRCP (UK) or equivalent) and ideally have completed a minimum of one-year fellowship training.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland – Recruitment Specialist.


Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

Applications close 24 January, 2021