Cardiologist – Hastings, New Zealand

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

We are seeking a suitably qualified cardiologist who can contribute to development of our expanding cardiology service.

A specialist with skills and experience in general cardiology as well as cardiac imaging and/or pacemaker implantation is desired to complement our current group. The department’s facilities allow echocardiography, CT coronary angiography and a diagnostic angiography lab. Although not provided at present, our DHB is progressing a project to commence pacemaker implantation, cardiac MRI and percutaneous coronary intervention locally.

The cardiology service is based at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Hastings. A 364 bed regional hospital providing core services including most medical and surgical specialties, for a diverse population of 162,000. In addition, outreach services are provided at rural and community based facilities across the region. We have strong links with Wellington Hospital for tertiary services not delivered on site, which currently includes interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

There is a strong collegial approach with the wider internal medicine team, made up of 30 physicians across 12 specialties, and a commitment to providing education and pastoral care to our staff.

At Hawke’s Bay District Health Board we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce, to help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Our values are He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Raranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care.

We have no doubt that you’ll love everything Hawke’s Bay has to offer; an environment and work/life balance that is second to none. Situated on the east coast of the North Island, you’ll enjoy the stunning climate and beaches; a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities; art, wine, food and culture.

This is your chance to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a desirable work life balance.

The successful applicant should have FRACP (or equivalent) with specialist training in cardiology and be registered (or is eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

For further information about the position please contact:

Dr David Gardner Head of Department, Medicine Hawke’s Bay Hospital Ph +64 (0) 27 323 8517 Email:

Link for applications is:

Location of role: Hastings

Applications closing date:  9th May 2021

For a copy of the position profile please click HERE

Echo Cardiology Sonographer – East Coast, New Zealand

Come to the spectacular East Coast of New Zealand and be part of our dynamic cardiology team. Hauora Tairawhiti has committed to reducing cardiac disease in our community and eliminating inequity.

Our dedicated team of onsite Cardiologists, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Cardiac Physiologist, Echo sonography and medical technical are providing an excellent service to our people.

A Cardiology Echo Sonographer is now being sought to continue our ability to provide locally based, specialist services.

Your experience will include Stress Echo and Echo Sonography, clinical leadership and service delivery participation. While you will have a great cardiology and medical technician team to work alongside, you will work closely with one other ECHO Cardiology Sonographer and so must be experienced enough to lead some services.

To review the job description, please visit our website

For more information, email Dr Devlin at

Interventional Cardiologist, Bay of Plenty NZ

We are currently looking for an Interventional Cardiologist to join our Cardiology Service. The service provides specialist cardiology services across the Bay of Plenty (Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospitals) which includes access to Interventional Cardiology services for elective and acute service delivery.

You will be joining a team of seven cardiologists all who have subspecialist interests and skills and participate in both elective and acute workloads. The team provides an acute cardiology service for inpatient care – alongside other specialist cardiology services, i.e. cardiac implantable devices, diagnostics, and PCI.

If you are interested in joining a service which is in a growth and innovation phase to meet the needs of a growing population in one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand – this may be the opportunity that you are looking for.

We are looking to recruit a Physician who is interested in working with us to develop responsive ways of meeting the needs of people accessing care at the two hospitals serving the Bay of Plenty population. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is committed to our Te Toi Ahorangi vision of equitable services and health outcomes for Māori. To meet this vision the ideal candidate will have experience in working in a culturally diverse setting and has proven skills in contributing to services which have evolved to meet the needs of patients, whānau/family and the wider community through an integrated service model of care.

In addition, we seek an individual who is has the skills to foster a learning culture across undergraduate and postgraduate medical staff, with the support of the BOP Clinical School and the University of Auckland. The Cardiology service is credentialed for advanced training programme and actively involved in supporting research and innovation as part of the training programme. This role is suited to someone who is enthusiastic around service improvement and working in new ways as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Our team actively encourage work life balance and the Bay of Plenty is ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, excellent schools, and a vibrant social city culture.

Applicants must hold or be eligible for vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and FRACP or equivalent qualifications.  Post qualification intervention experience will be an advantage. Starting date to be negotiated.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, you can contact:

Jonathan, Head of Department Cardiology –

Sandra, Business Leader –

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

All applications are to be made online or email your application through to

Cardiology Fellow, Electrophysiology – Waikato, New Zealand

EP Fellow 

Job Number : WAI16771 

Cardiology Fellow – Electrophysiology

Full time
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

A/Prof Martin Stiles, Director of Electrophysiology, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand

Dr Cherian Sebastian, Director of Training and CCU, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand

Closing date: 12 April 2021