Workplace MidCentral DHB - Palmerston North
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date 12 Dec 2021
We are seeking an experienced and motivated Cardiologist to participate in the continuing expansion of our multidisciplinary Cardiology Service. This includes the provision of community based cardiology services, as well as the development of the hospital based secondary care service. This is a fulltime (plus on-call) permanent position based at Palmerston North. Applicants must be eligible for vocational registration in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand, as well as having demonstrated clinical, management and teaching skills and the ability to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team.
The MidCentral Health Cardiology Service is currently undertaking extensive planning to develop the existing service including dedicated diagnostic angiography and pacemaker implantation facilities.
The are facilities for exercise ECG's, ambulatory monitoring, echocardiography (including TOE), diagnostic cardiac angiography, and the insertion and follow up of permanent pacemakers. There is a well established heart failure service and the service is implementing the national standards for cardiac care.
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
For further information please contact Amanda Driffill (Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org), Clinical Programmes Lead or Anita Roberts (email@example.com), SMO Recruitment Coordinator 64 6 350 8849.
To be eligible for this position you must either be registered (or eligible) with the Medical Council of New Zealand and have a specialist qualification in cardiology that is recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians(Cardiology) as suitable for Vocational Registration in New Zealand