Consultant Cardiologist – Nelson, NZ

  • 0.8FTE to full-time position from early 2021 based in Nelson, New Zealand
  • Busy and supportive work environment, with lots of interesting and varied procedures
  • We have a great team of specialists locally with excellent tertiary relationships

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is looking for expressions of interest for a permanent 0.8FTE to full-time cardiologist to join our dynamic team early in 2021. Nelson has a full interventional service providing PCI and pacemaker and implantable defibrillator insertion, and a progressive non interventional service including advanced echocardiography, heart failure, GUCH, cardiac MRI and CTCA.

Core skills sought are pacemaker and, if possible, defibrillator implantation. Additional interest in the other non-invasive and invasive specialist areas of cardiology, in line with the service described above, are welcome and will be fostered.

Although this position is based in Nelson you will provide a district-wide service across both Nelson and Wairau hospital sites. Applicants are expected to be involved in a 1:5 general cardiology on call rota. Interventional cardiologists will be expected to partake in an interventional roster, 1:3 that will be overlaid.

We are a busy, supportive and professional team. The service provides the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for a specialist who is ready to bring their skills and experience to a smaller provincial hospital and enjoy the lifestyle that this affords.

You will have vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), or be eligible for the same.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Find out more about us

Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

Based in Nelson, serving the Top of the South Island, outdoor pursuits from skiing to scuba diving and everything in between are catered for and the region is well known for its world class wineries, arts and crafts and relaxed lifestyle. Nelson has nationally recognised secondary schools and is very family friendly.

For more information on the Nelson/ Tasman region visit

Salary for this position will be as per the current senior medical and dental officer collective agreement dependent on skills, experience and gaining full vocational registration in NZ.

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Rosey Wilson, Service Manager Medical Services at or Nick Fisher, Cardiologist at

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or +64 3 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please complete our online application form,


Closing date: open until filled.

Cardiologist – Bay of Plenty, NZ

Title: General / Interventional Cardiologist

Location: Bay of Plenty District Health Board

About the role
We are looking for a Cardiologist to join our dynamic, innovative, and friendly team with a focus on the delivery of high-quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. Specifically, the Cardiologist will delivery, coronary diagnostic and interventional procedures along with general cardiology services as part of the team.

At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All One Team, Responsiveness, and Excellence.

We wish to recruit an individual to join our thriving department of seven Cardiologists. Although a separate service, Cardiology is an intrinsic part of the acute and ambulatory medical services at both Tauranga and Whakatane Hospitals. Service delivery includes acute and elective PCI, diagnostic angiography, diagnostic cardiac physiology and outpatient consultation. The service is well supported by three Registrars, two Cardiology Nurse Practitioners, two House Officers, a cardiac catheter laboratory and cardiac clinical physiology, as well as radiological support.

We are looking for an individual to help innovate and integrate cardiology services across secondary and primary care: to help to grow the department, being aware of the increasing population and the growing ethnic diversity in the region. Improving health for our Maori patients is a key focus. You will have excellent communication skills and be interested in education with respect to patients, whanau (family) and the community, to strengthen and empower multi-disciplinary services to develop an integrated model of care.

Tauranga Hospital supports undergraduates from the University of Auckland School of Medicine across their clinical training and we, therefore, seek an individual who has the skills to foster a learning culture both in these students and also the postgraduate multidisciplinary staff. We have a great track record of supporting RMOs to compete for clinical postgraduate exams (FRACP) and there are many teaching opportunities.  The clinical school also provides research opportunities both for private research and hosting pharmaceutical trials.

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 vibrant social city culture.

Applicants must hold or be eligible for vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

Interested? Want to chat about this exciting opportunity?
Neil – Business Leader (;
Dr Jonathan Tisch – Head of Department, Cardiology (

Closing date: 17 February 2020

Registered Nurse – Cath Lab – Wellington, NZ

Title: Registered Nurse – Cath Lab

Location: Wakefield Hospital, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand

Employment status: Full time position available

About the role

Wakefield Hospital is looking for experienced Registered Nurses who are passionate about providing exceptional patient care and have previous experience in Cath Lab. We’d love to hear from motivated and experienced Registered Nurses who have:
• Registered Nurse with current NZ Nursing Council APC.
• At least 3 years’ experience in Cath Lab nursing.
• Previous experience in Cath Lab is essential.
• Clear understanding of the Patient Code of Rights and the principles of the
Privacy act (1993).
• Excellent communication, both written and oral.
• Ability to work autonomously.
• Ability to work within a flexible roster (Monday – Friday).


• A valid work Visa.
• NZ Nursing Council registration.


We can offer you:
• Competitive pay rates.
• A supportive and professional environment.
• Subsidised cafeteria.
• Subsidised medical insurance.

Applications Close: 10th February 2020

Please forward all enquiries and/or expressions of interest and CV to