Interventional Cardiology 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 5 Interventional Cardiologists. It performs over 1000 PCI’s per year and operates a 24 hour STEMI service. It has an active structural heart disease programme.

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.

The Role

We have the ideal opportunity for a Full-time, fixed term Interventional Cardiology Fellow looking to gain valuable experience on your road to becoming a Cardiologist.

You’ll have access to state of the art equipment, world class Consultants and gain experience in complex PCI including LM stenting, bifurcations, rotational atherectomy and chronic total occlusions. The department has expertise in intracoronary imaging (optical coherence tomography and IVUS) and physiology.

You will be required to participate in the after hours roster covering cardiology admissions and in patients.

You will have completed your advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP, MRCP (UK) or equivalent) and have been in Specialist Training in Cardiology for a minimum of two years. Competency in diagnostic angiography is a pre-requisite, although extensive previous PCI experience is not required.

You will be required to be registered within a provisional general scope or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

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.


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

Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 237330

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday, 12 December 2019