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 – jonathan.tisch@bopdhb.govt.nz

Sandra, Business Leader – sandra.fielding@bopdhb.govt.nz

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 careers@bopdhb.govt.nz