Cardiac Physiology Technician

  • Two fixed-term full-time opportunities (40hr per week) for approximately 12 months for a Qualified or Trainee
  • Gain registration with the Cardiac Physiology Registration Board and work towards qualification
  • Develop theoretical understanding and practical competency across the Cardiac Physiology Technician scope of practice


Our Purpose: Why we do it

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. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.


The Team: What we do

As a Qualified or Trainee Cardiac Physiology Technician, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a tertiary hospital which is the electrophysiology and ICD centre for the South Island of New Zealand. You will be supported by an experienced and knowledgeable team to gain theoretical understanding and practical competency to complete your Cardiac Physiology Technician course and gain registration (if applicable).

We have two fixed-term full-time opportunities for approximately 12 months for either Qualified or Trainee Cardiac Physiology Technicians. These positions will see you working 40 hours per week. The days and hours required for this position are Monday – Friday, between 0700 and 1630 (start and finish times are flexible within these hours, comprising of 8.5 hours per day). For trainees, study time will be provided within work hours, but you will also be expected to complete some coursework outside of work hours.


The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing practical competency/performing technical duties such as: electrocardiography; exercise tolerance testing; holter monitor application; event monitor testing; and ambulatory blood pressure application;
  • Cleaning, stocking and maintenance of equipment where required;
  • Clerical duties where required;
  • Completion of relevant coursework and examination (if applicable).

Your skills/experience will include:

  • Minimum of Level 2 NCEA English, Maths and Science is essential to be considered for this position;
  • Experience within a hospital setting is advantageous;
  • The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, following the guidance of supervising staff and taking advantage of learning opportunities presented;
  • A strong focus on professional development and education as well as customer satisfaction.


Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 


Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your 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.  

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.


If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: PC0670480

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 January 2020