Medical Officer in Cardiology (Advanced Cardiac Imaging) - 12 month fixed-term position - in metropolitan NZ, North Island - commencing Jan 2021

Central North Island (NZ)

3 Jan 2022 Permanent

TBA

Registrar/PHO
Internal Medicine

The Position

Skilled Medical are seeking applications from Medical Officers in Advanced Cardiac Imaging to commence a 12 month fixed term position (possibility of further extension for 1 year) in a metropolitan hospital in New Zealand's North Island commencing January 2021.

Medical Officer who have completed two years as a House Surgeon and a minimum of one year as a Senior House Officer / Registrar are encouraged to apply.

This position offers doctors with experience in transthoracic and trans-oesophageal echocardiography an opportunity to train in multi-modality cardiac imaging including advanced echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI and opportunties to gain expertise in all aspects of adult echocardiography including stress echocardiography, trans-oesophageal echocardiography (2D & 3D) and interventional echocardiography for structural heart disease procedures.

Obligations include some clinical duties including a weekly outpatient clinic, ward rounds, teaching of junior staff and participating in the non-interventional on-call cardiology roster. Doctors will also have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing research programme in the department.

 

Health Service

This teaching hospital and major tertiary referral centre provides specialist and emergency healthcare a catchment area of 900,000 people.  It is the only major District Health Board to offer all surgical specialties on one campus and is the major trauma hospital for the region.

The department is a principal centre for structural heart disease intervention, and are developing a pioneering cardiac imaging service across the region.

 

The Location

Offering outstanding opportunities including hiking, sailing, fishing, biking and within easy reach to surfing in the West Coast, leisure beaches in the East Coast or 3hr drive to ski fields.  This location is ideal for doctors seeking an outdoor lifestyle.

 

Essential Criteria

Doctors must hold full or temporary registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand for the duration of fellowship and must have completed advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP or equivalent).

Doctors must demonstrate an interest in Cardiac Imaging.

 

About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist medical professionals with locum/temp and permanent placements.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with years of industry experience and is dedicated to assisting medical professionals in their work and careers.

 

To Apply

For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Nevenka Zuvelek by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or please call a member of our permanent team in London on +44 (0) 333 444 2000 or in Australia on 1300 900 100.

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