Position: Cardiologist – General and Non-Invasive Imaging Permanent – Full time (1.0 FTE)

Waitemata DHB – Auckland (North Shore and Waitakere)

In response to healthcare demands at the largest and fastest growing population of all Health Districts in New Zealand, Waitemata District Health Board experiences significant growth year on year in our people, services and facilities. Our Board priorities include the provision of better outcomes and enhanced patient experience, which guides each new decision and development as we strive to meet our organisational promise of Best Care for Everyone.

Waitemata DHB cardiology service provides high quality acute and elective cardiology services at North Shore and Waitakere hospitals through inpatient and procedural facilities at both sites, with CTCA, cardiac MRI, diagnostic angiograms and coronary intervention currently provided at the North Shore site.

We are offering a full-time permanent role to a cardiologist with proven expertise in non-invasive imaging to support the demand for service growth in these areas.

You will be joining our team of 15 specialist cardiology consultants, contribute to outpatient clinics with rostered weeks for on call and ward consults at both North Shore and Waitakere hospital sites. Consultants are supported by a team of junior doctors for inpatient facilities at each site with additional support from advanced trainee registrar positions in cardiac echo and the cardiac catheter laboratory.

Key skills required are primarily in all cardiac echo procedures (

transthoracic, transoesophageal and stress echocardiography) and cardiac CT.  Our consultants are a dedicated, patient focused team who work closely with their support disciplines (sonographers, nurses, physiologists and radiographers) to assist with training and maintain an excellent quality of service delivery.

The successful candidate will have or will be eligible for provisional vocational/vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and hold cardiology FRACP or equivalent qualification.

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Please apply on-line at www.wdhbcareers.com

For further information, please contact Dr Tony Scott (Clinical Director Cardiology WDHB) on +64 9 486 8900

Closing Date: 22nd October 2021

Job code: WDHB12967