Cardiologist - Coronary/Structural Heart Interventionist

Job Title: Cardiologist - Coronary/Structural Heart Interventionist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Island
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications
Start Date: February 2020
Reference: A-39145
Contact Name: Ochre Recruitment
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Job Published: December 06, 2019 08:08

Job Description

Cardiologist - Coronary/Structural Heart Interventionist 

Start Date: February 2020 

Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications 

The Position 
Our client's Cardiology department supports all aspects of current Cardiology medical practice excluding electrophysiological studies. Your duties will include performing diagnostic and interventional cardiology procedures in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. These procedures will include both coronary interventions, structural heart disease interventions such as PFO closure as well as more complex interventions such as plugging paravalvar leaks. Experience in TAVI/TAVR is expected. 

Additionally, you will take part in the general cardiology roster covering acute cardiology/CCU, and in-hospital consultations. You will also provide outpatient clinics both on-site and off-site at regional and rural hospitals, supervision and reporting of diagnostic services (exercise stress testing, Holter monitors, ambulatory blood pressure monitors etc,) and supervision of echocardiography laboratory requests. Implicit is the teaching and training of more senior medical students, house officers and registrars. 

This is a permanent, 0.9FTE, 36 hours per week, with a full on call component position which we envisage starting in early 2020. 

The Location 
Located in the southernmost city in New Zealand's South Island and is renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life and strong sense of community. There are abundant sports and other amenities, educational (primary through tertiary) facilities, as well as a vibrant arts and cultural scene. Close by are national parks and summer and winter playgrounds that are part of Queenstown and Central Otago. 

Essential Criteria: 
To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational scope of practice in Internal Medicine with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia’s most established and trusted agencies. You’ll benefit from the personalised service that matches you to positions that suit your current lifestyle needs and career goals. 

Apply today and let us take you to the next step in your medical career! (Quote Ref:A-39145)

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