Electrophysiology Fellow

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care.  Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

Christchurch Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services to the South Island of New Zealand. The department has 4 Electrophysiologists.  The department carries out 200 pacemaker and 60 defibrillator implants per annum.  The unit also performs 1000 PCI procedures per year (250 STEMI interventions) and 50 TAVI procedures per year.

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.

This is a one year, part time (0.54FTE) role

The Role

The Fellow will work with five interventionists, gaining experience in:

  • Pacemakers
  • Defibrillators
  • EP
  • Temporary Pacing

In addition to catheter lab work, the successful applicant will also

  • Participate in 2 consultant led outpatient clinics per week.
  • Be involved in teaching of junior staff and undergraduates.
  • Participate in the after hours on-call roster for Cardiology.
  • Undertake research and participate in audit


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


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.


We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn’t a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.


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.  


Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland – Recruitment Specialist.

Email: Tracey.Sutherland@cdhb.health.nz


Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.


Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 237331

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday, 12 December 2019