Interventional Cardiology Fellow

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Mō mātou - About us

'Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do'

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Mō te tūnga - About the role

Christchurch Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services to the South Island of New Zealand. The department has five Interventional Cardiologists. It performs over 1000 PCI's per year and operates a 24 hour STEMI service. It has an active structural heart disease programme.

The 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 gain specialist experience.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and experience

We have the ideal opportunity for a full-time, fixed-term Interventional Cardiology Fellow looking to gain valuable experience on your road to becoming a Cardiologist.

You will need to be able to start in February 2023.

You'll have access to state of the art equipment, world class Consultants and gain experience in complex PCI including LM stenting, bifurcations, rotational atherectomy and chronic total occlusions. The department has expertise in intracoronary imaging (optical coherence tomography and IVUS) and physiology.

You will be required to participate in the after hours roster covering cardiology admissions and in patients.

You will have completed your advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP, MRCP (UK) or equivalent). Competency in diagnostic angiography is a pre-requisite, although extensive previous PCI experience is not required.

You will need to be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, to find out more please follow this link

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

Ngā hua - Benefits

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.

Tono ināianei - Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist at

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

The future of the health industry

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. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. 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.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!


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