Cardiac Nurse Prescriber – Wellington Regional and Hutt Valley Hospitals, New Zealand

Position: Clinical Nurse Specialist Registered Nurse Prescriber 

Location: Wellington Regional and Hutt Valley Hospitals     Service: Cardiology – Cardiac Rhythm Management

Contract:  Permanent Part-Time 0.8 FTE                                 Salary:  As per MECA Grade 5 step 1 Qualifications pending

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

An exciting opportunity has been created in our innovative and expanding nurse-led cardiology service. We are looking for a motivated Clinical Nurse Specialist Registered Nurse Prescriber (or on a pathway to prescribe) to join our busy cardiac rhythm management team. The Clinical Nurse Specialist will work alongside a team to provide expert care to patients and their whānau with cardiac conditions, with a specific focus on cardiac rhythm management.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse Prescriber will join a team of specialist nurses and will be integral in leading and expanding cardiac rhythm management nurse-led services to improve patient and whānau care across the Capital Coast and Hutt Valley District. As a regional provider for interventional cardiology, the CNS will build relationships with regional providers to facilitate timely intervention and arrange ongoing specialist care for patients and their whānau as they return home.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Cardiology team is made up of a range of health professionals who have a passion for their work. The team is excited to be supporting the expansion of the senior nursing team and look forward to championing nurse-led innovation and advanced nursing practice at our place. There are opportunities to be supported into the role from an experienced, enthusiastic and committed team of professionals. We offer variety in the work-place with opportunities to work from a range of settings to meet patient and whānau needs.

Moū – About you

We are looking for an experienced cardiac nurse who is, or is ready to become an expert in the field. You will be passionate about providing equitable, expert care to patients and their whānau living with cardiac conditions. You will be able to apply your advanced nursing practice to ensure quality outcomes for patients and demonstrate the effectiveness of specialist nurse-led services. You will be excited about cardiac rhythm management and demonstrate agility in clinical, inter-personal and scholarly environments.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai   By joining together we will succeed

Applications close by date Sunday 8 January 2023

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Section Head, Echocardiography – Wellington Regional Hospital, New Zealand.

Position: Section Head Echocardiography  

AH049-22

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital    Service:  Cardiology    Contract:  Permanent, Full Time

Salary:  As per South of Auckland DHB Sonographers collective agreement

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The role of Section Head- Cardiac Sonography is a mixed clinical and management role (50:50) within the Cardiac Physiology team.  The role will contribute to the development of the Cardiac Sonography workforce within Te Whatu Ora, Capital, Coast, and Hutt Valley.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a patient focused service delivering a high professional standard
  • Providing professional leadership for the service,
  • Maintaining senior Cardiac Sonography skills
  • Managing the day-to-day workings of the team including leave and rostering, and case load management
  • Supporting local and regional trainee Cardiac Sonographers enrolled in training programmes
  • Facilitating and co-ordinating the on-going professional development of Cardiac Sonographers.
  • Expanding and using knowledge of the other cardiac diagnostic services to identify quality improvements to service delivery locally and where applicable across the Central Region

The Section Head will be based at Wellington Regional Hospital though will work collaboratively with other Cardiac Sonography teams within the Central Region.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are an energetic team of approximately 8 staff who provide Cardiac Sonography services for the Districts.  Services include adult and paediatric in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.  We value ongoing education and skill development and are a very supportive team.

Moū – About you

Someone well suited to the role will have a wide range of expertise in cardiac sonography and will place a high value on self-led learning, maintaining competency and growing current knowledge base through ongoing personal professional development.  They will have experience in peer teaching, mentoring and assessment as well as a proven history of successful professional leadership and operational management.

You will:

  • Have DMU, GradDip Cardiac-ultrasound, QUT, or equivalent
  • Be registered with MRTB as a Sonographer (cardiac) and maintain an APC, or eligible to register with MRTB without restrictions as a Cardiac Sonographer upon successful employment.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years post registration experience as a Cardiac Sonographer
  • Have valid immigration status
  • Have a clean and current full NZ driver’s license

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Te Whatu Ora, Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

Te Whatu Ora  is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.  To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email bernard.frey@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH049-22) in the subject line.

Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai   By joining together we will succeed

Application close by date 2 January 2023

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Cardiology Fellow, Electrophysiology – Waikato Hospital, New Zealand

Position: Cardiology Fellow – Electrophysiology

Full time Fixed Term 1- 2 years

Applications are invited for a 1 – 2 year fellowship in electrophysiology commencing February 2024 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, and 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 Cherian Sebastian, Director of Training and CCU, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand

Closing date: 20.01.2023 

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Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

·       Give and earn respect – Whakamana

·       Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

·       Fair play – Mauri Pai

·       Growing the good – Whakapakari

·       Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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Interventional Cardiologist – Dunedin New Zealand

Position: Interventional Cardiologist

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist with TAVI experience – Sabbatical Cover

Salary: ASMS MECA 2022 (NZD 170,369 – 250,560)

  • Dunedin
  • Sabbatical Cover from 1 April to 31 June 2023 (Fixed-term or locum cover for the full period)
  • 1.0 FTE

Mō te tūranga – About the role

One of our Interventional Cardiologist is taking a three-month sabbatical from 1 April to 31 June 2023 and this could be the opportunity for you to join us on a fixed-term basis. Alternatively you might be looking as to join us as a locum cover. Our Cardiology Department at Dunedin Hospital is situated in a city centre and serves a large geographical catchment area. The hospital has 350 inpatient beds and serves as a teaching and training institution of the University of Otago and has all major specialties. Dunedin provides tertiary level care in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery and the region is well served by an excellent helicopter retrieval service.

The appointee would need to have expertise in the management of coronary intervention for stable, unstable, and emergency coronary disease presentations, performance of TAVI and share clinical responsibility for the Cardiography service provided by the Te Whatu Ora Southern at Dunedin Hospital. Skills in cardiac MRI would be advantageous.

Additionally, you will take part in the general cardiology roster covering acute cardiology/CCU, and in-hospital consultations. You will also provide outpatient clinics both on-site and off-site at regional and rural hospitals, supervision and reporting of diagnostic services (exercise stress testing, Holter monitors, ambulatory blood pressure monitors etc,). Implicit is the teaching and training of medical students, house officers and registrars.

Mōu ake – About you

Appointed specialists will possess the FRACP or an equivalent qualification allowing a vocational registration with the NZ Medical Council. We are able to provide support in applying or renewing previous vocational registration. Applications from overseas Physicians who had previous vocational registration are welcomed and a start date will be negotiated with registration and immigration requirements taken into consideration. For further information or to discuss please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz

Mō mātou – About us

Te Whatu Ora – Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community in Dunedin.

Utu whānui – Salary range

This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($170,369) and Step 15 ($250,560 p.a pro rata).

Rā mōnehu – Closing date: Wednesday, 14 December 2022.

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei – Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

For a job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand – Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

Covid vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

Application closing date: Wednesday 14 December 2022

Interventional Cardiologist – Wellington Regional, Kenepuru and Hutt Hospitals, New Zealand

Position : Interventional Cardiologist

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are looking for an experienced Interventional Cardiologist to provide consultant services and corporative leadership for the cardiac medical team to facilitate high quality care to patients.

The successful applicant will be required to provide diagnostic and treatment services for patients in the central region. Their skill set is a well-established experienced in general cardiology as well as interventional work.

The role holder will be expected to encourage innovation and quality in the development of services and to provide a strategic view of the direction for future service development. To this end, they will be expected to undertake clinical audit and quality improvement projects as well as clinical research. They will engage with other providers, consumers, and health organisations to improve the quality and responsiveness of services and should possess highly developed relationship and communication skills, a sound understanding of clinical governance and the ability to work within the multi-disciplinary model.

Main focus of the role is on Coronary intervention including the interventional treatment of stable coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes and their complications. Experience in the treatment of structural heart disease is desirable but not mandatory for the role, including experience in obtaining and assessing associated cardiac imaging.

Capital & Coast Cardiology service is jointly accredited as an SCT training facility with the Hutt Valley Cardiology Service.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine (Cardiology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Participate in an on-call roster
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district 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. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

To apply please go to https://capitalhealth.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Consultant-Cardiologist-Interventional-/Wellington-Hospital/20787 For further information on this role or to find out more about working and the lifestyle opportunities in Aotearoa/NZ please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role or to find out more about working and the lifestyle opportunities in Aotearoa/NZ please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we are not accepting agency applications.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai.

By joining together we will succeed

Cardiologist – Wellington Regional, Kenepuru and Hutt Hospital, New Zealand

Position : Cardiologist 

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are looking for an experienced Cardiologist to provide deliver services with an emphasis on broad experience across cardiology. We are seeking experienced cardiologists with a variation of device therapy, adult congenital heart disease and heart failure.

The successful applicant will provide consultant services and cooperative leadership for the cardiac medical team to facilitate provision of appropriate high quality service to the patients that come under their care and commits to maintaining a collaborative and collegial professional development.

They will also provide diagnostic and treatment services for patients in the central region. Their skill set is well-established experience in general cardiology as well as subspecialisation. They will work cooperatively with other medical, nursing and technical staff, and in particular with the other SMO filling the electrophysiology role.

The position holder will be expected to perform and will be accountable for the key performance indicators as listed. The detail of the tasks will be contained in the protocols and guidelines pertaining to the specific area of work. The consultant cardiologists are involved in the development of these protocols and guidelines.

Capital & Coast Cardiology service is jointly accredited as an SCT training facility with the Hutt Valley Cardiology Service.

Moū – About you:

  • Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine (Cardiology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for with the MCNZ
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Participate in an on-call roster
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district 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. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

To apply now please go to https://capitalhealth.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Consultant-Cardiologist-Fixed-term-/2DHB-Wellington-Hutt-Valley-Porirua/20795 For further information on this role or to find out more about working and the lifestyle opportunities in Aotearoa/NZ please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role or to find out more about working and the lifestyle opportunities in Aotearoa/NZ please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz  and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai.

By joining together we will succeed