Cardiology Fellow, Electrophysiology – Waikato, New Zealand
Job Number : WAI16771
Cardiology Fellow – Electrophysiology
Fixed Term 1- 2 years
Applications are invited for a 1 – 2 year fellowship in electrophysiology commencing February 2022 at Waikato Hospital, New Zealand. This post offers a unique opportunity for training in all aspects of cardiac electrophysiology, including EP studies, ablation (both RF and Cryo), 3D mapping (CARTO) the full range of device implants, outpatient clinics and ward management. The successful candidate will work with our highly experienced EP team in one of the leading centres in NZ. One-year applications will be considered.
Waikato Hospital performs over 300 EP studies and 600 device implants each year. There is a dedicated EP lab and 3 other pacing-capable labs (shared with PCI). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to ongoing research programme in the department. An opportunity exists to complete a postgraduate degree with the University of Auckland (MD or PhD) through the Waikato Clinical School.
The post is ideal for a high calibre trainee with experience in cardiac EP who now wishes to develop specific skills in electrophysiology intervention. The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in outpatient clinics, pre-procedural work up, ward referrals, teaching of junior staff and participate in the on-call cardiology roster.
Candidates will have completed their advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP or equivalent), and their CV will demonstrate interest focussed on cardiac electrophysiology. The candidate will require full or temporary registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand for the duration of fellowship.
Interested parties should apply online and attach their CV, cover letter with up to date contact details and three references on the attached referee form.
Further information about the post, Hamilton, and working in New Zealand can be obtained by contacting –
Dr Rajesh Nair, Clinical Director – Cardiology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand Rajesh.Nair@waikatodhb.health.nz
A/Prof Martin Stiles, Director of Electrophysiology, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand Martin.Stiles@waikatodhb.health.nz
Dr Cherian Sebastian, Director of Training and CCU, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand
Closing date: 12 April 2021