Position: Interventional Cardiologist

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury health system is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

Christchurch Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services to the South Island of New Zealand. The department has 14 Cardiologists covering the range of Cardiology subspecialties. The Department currently has five Interventional Cardiologists who perform over 1000 PCI’s per year and operate a 24-hour STEMI service. The Interventional service also has an active structural heart disease programme.

We provide specialised tertiary level care to Canterbury and the South Island. Our department has accreditation for advanced training in Cardiology by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Working in this department with experienced Consultants and a highly skilled multidisciplinary team will give you the opportunity to further enhance your specialist skills and enjoy the many lifestyle benefits of New Zealand’s second largest city.

The Role

We have the ideal opportunity for a Cardiologist with subspecialist skills in Interventional Cardiology to join the world leading team at Christchurch Hospital. The position is available immediately for a suitable Cardiologist.

You’ll be involved in coronary interventional and potentially structural heart disease procedures, acute care and outpatient clinics. You will be required to participate in the after-hours roster covering general cardiology and interventional call.

The department has an active research programme and contributions to this will be welcomed.

You will have completed your advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP, MRCP (UK) or equivalent) and have subspecialist fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology of two years.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland – Recruitment Partner. Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector, you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.