Position : Interventional Cardiologist

Job Number: WAI26719
Where you’ll be working: Te Whatu Ora, Waikato
The details: Permanent – 45 hours per week – Rostered

Remuneration Package:

  • Base Salary $170,369.00 to $250,560.00
  • Average Call Duties and availability allowance
  • Superannuation 6%
  • CME $16000.00 per year
  • Relocation Package

As we increase our team for 2024 we have two opportunities for a suitably qualified Interventional Cardiologists to join an established and progressive team based at the Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand. This role offers the right candidates a hugely varied and interesting career with the opportunity to innovate and develop as a leader combined with the opportunity to live in a beautiful part of the country which offers wonderful opportunities for a family and/ or an outdoor enthusiast.

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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora – Waikato website.)

Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The successful applicants will join a well-established and dynamic team of 20 Cardiologists and 6 cardiac surgeons. There are 4 cardiac catheterisation labs including a custom built hybrid lab with technology to perform real time fusion imaging. The department is a leading national centre for structural heart disease intervention, and are developing a pioneering cardiac imaging service across the Te Manawa Taki region.

Mōu | About you
We are looking to attract cardiologists with comprehensive training and experience in complex coronary intervention. One candidate will be expected to complement complex coronary intervention (CHIP programme). Additional experience in CT coronary angiography and echocardiography is desirable. Candidates should have completed advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP or equivalent) and be eligible for provisional vocational / vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart

  • Whakamana – Give and earn respect
  • Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
  • Mauri Pai – Fair play
  • Whakapakari – Growing the good
  • Kotahitanga – Stronger together

It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora – Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.

We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.

Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.

Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.


We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. We do not accept applications through an agent or agency.

For any queries about the role please contact the department Dr Rajesh Nair (Head of Department) via [email protected]

Closing date: Open until filled