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Consultant Cardiologist (12 months fixed term)

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital, Hutt Hospital 

Service:   Cardiology Service 

Contract:  Full time, fixed term 12 months starting asap (Negotiable)

Salary:    As per ASMS MECA


Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role


Wellington Regional Hospital is looking for an experienced Cardiologist to treat patients across our region.


This is a fixed term position to cover a series of sabbaticals within the Cardiology Department. A background of strong general cardiology is required. Applications are encouraged from those with an interest a broad range of skills due to the requirements of cross-covering cardiologists with variable specialities. Therefore experience in device therapy, imaging, adult congenital heart disease, interventional procedures or heart failure or combinations there of are all welcome. 


The position holder will provide consultant services and cooperative leadership for the cardiac medical team to facilitate provision of appropriate high quality service to the patients that come under their care and commits to maintaining a collaborative and collegial professional development. 

They will provide diagnostic and treatment services for patients in the central region. Their skill set is well-established experience in general cardiology as well as a subspecialisation). They will work cooperatively with other medical, nursing and technical staff


The position holder will be expected to perform and will be accountable for the key performance indicators as listed. The detail of the tasks will be contained in the protocols and guidelines pertaining to the specific area of work. The consultant cardiologists are involved in the development of these protocols and guidelines.


Moū – About you


  • Vocationally registered in Internal Medicine (Cardiology) with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Demonstrate a high degree of clinical skill, particularly in general cardiology 
  • Participate in an on-call roster
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training


E pā ana ki a tatou – About us


Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.


Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.


Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.


Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply


Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line. Please note we will be reviewing applications as we receive them and continuing with the recruitment process. 


05/08/2024

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