Specialist Anaesthetist with an Interest in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia


Permanent/Full Time

The Department of Anaesthesia based at Christchurch Hospital has a position for a Specialist Anaesthetist with an interest in Cardiothoracic anaesthesia.  Post fellowship experience in Cardio-thoracic anaesthesia is required. This is a permanent full-time position which includes participation in an out-of-hours on-call cardiac anaesthesia roster. The successful applicant will also be expected to manage a broad range of clinical anaesthesia work, excluding Obstetrics.

The Anaesthetic Department provides anaesthetic services in Christchurch for the Canterbury District Health Board. The CDHB services an immediate population of 350,000 and is a tertiary referral centre for the South Island of New Zealand. Cardiac Surgical Services are provided for a full range of adult operative and interventional procedures excluding transplant surgery.

Applicants for the Specialist position must have a qualification recognised for vocational registration by the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Enquiries to: Dr Ashley Padayachee

Phone: 03 364 0288

Email: ashley.padayachee@cdhb.health.nz

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday, 1 September 2017

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