Consultant Cardiologist, Wellington NZ

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Location: Wellington

Contract: Full time, fixed term 6 months (with the possibility of 12 months)


The role based in the Cardiology Service at Wellington Hospital. The service is responsible for providing comprehensive Cardiology services for a wide range of secondary and tertiary services for both inpatients and outpatients located at Wellington and the Central New Zealand region.

As our successful candidate will join a team of ten cardiologists with tertiary services including three cath labs, full interventional portfolio, structural heart disease program, an established regional adult congenital heart disease service, comprehensive cardiac imaging and invasive electrophysiology as well as device service.  You will have proven skills and experience in general cardiology as well as a combination of subspecialties.  In order to complement the team and meet the requirements of the service priority will be given to candidates with sub specialisation in

(1) Coronary intervention including the interventional, treatment of acute myocardial infarction and its complications .

(2) experience in cardiac imaging (echocardiography; cardiac MRI and/or cardiac CT desirable)

Role expectations include an on call component with associated inpatient responsibilities.


  • Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine (Cardiology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP (Cardiology) or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment
  • Relevant training and experience


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples and the Disability Community.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour.  With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.


Applications close 26 July 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers website.

For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO41-20) and job title in the subject line.

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Cardiac Sonographer – New Plymouth, New Zealand

Position Title: Cardiac Sonographer

Employment Status: Fulltime, Permanent Position – 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight

Location: Westown, New Plymouth

Position Summary:

The Taranaki District Health Board is looking for a Cardiac Sonographer who is proficient in all aspects in Echocardiography. The successful candidate will report to the Clinical Nurse Manager and Lead Sonographer in charge of the department and work alongside the other Clinical Cardiac and Respiratory Physiologists, as well as other members of the cardiology team.

The successful candidate for the position should:

  • Have the BSE, DMU or equivalent qualification that is recognised by the Society of Cardiopulmonary Technology (SCT).
  • Be registered with the Society of Cardiopulmonary Technology Registration Board (CPRB) in NZ or in the process of registering.
  • Alternatively to the CPRB, can be registered with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board (MRTB) with a scope of practice being Cardiac Ultrasound.

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.
The Cardiology department provides a full range of diagnostic procedures including, Coronary angiography, Echocardiography (Adult and Paediatric), Holter, Event Recorder and Blood Pressure monitoring and analysis, Exercise Treadmill Tests, ECGs, Pulmonary Function Tests and Pacing.

Please feel free to email any questions to Jan Prideaux, Nurse Manager – Medical Outpatients, via email

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