Waikato, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand

Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton

Applications are invited for a one year Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology commencing September 2016 at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Further information about the position, Hamilton, and working in New Zealand can be obtained by contacting Dr Martin Stiles via email at Martin.Stiles@waikatodhb.health.nz or on the website http://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs-and-careers/vacancies/rmo/rmo-vacancies/ Job Number: 087207

Closing date: 11 Dec 2015

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Applications are invited for a one year Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology commencing September 2016 at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.

This post offers a unique opportunity for training in all aspects of cardiac electrophysiology. The Fellow will work with four electrophysiologists at Waikato, learning diagnostic electrophysiology, ablation techniques (including atrial fibrillation ablation, ventricular tachycardia ablation and complex 3D mapping techniques), implantable electronic cardiac device implants and management, and the outpatient and inpatient management of arrhythmias, etc in a friendly and supportive environment.  The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in an outpatient clinic each week, be involved in teaching of junior staff and undertake research. Preference may be given to candidates who plan to enrol in a postgraduate medical degree. Candidates will have completed their advanced training in Cardiology (FRACP, MRCP (UK) or equivalent) and will have been in Specialist Training in Cardiology for a minimum of two to three years. Some experience in device implantation and electrophysiology studies is an advantage.  The candidate will require full or temporary registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Waikato Hospital is a teaching hospital and is a tertiary referral centre for much of the North Island with a catchment of 900,000 people. It provides tertiary cardiac services for 12 referring district general hospitals, three of which have diagnostic cardiac catheter capability. Cardiology on-call is divided between four teams of junior doctors and 14 consultants. There is a fully equipped CCU, with two further dedicated cardiology wards, and an average of 54 inpatients, excluding post-operative cases.

Hamilton is the third largest city in North Island; 1½ hours drive south of Auckland, and offers a superb lifestyle and quality-of-life working environment. As the largest employer in Hamilton, there is a varied and approachable social network based around the hospital. It is within easy reach of both West Coast surfing and East Coast leisure beaches. The Ruapehu Ski-fields are 3 hours drive away, and there are outstanding opportunities for hiking, sailing, fishing, biking and many other outdoor activities within the Waikato, and throughout New Zealand.

Interested parties should apply online via the Waikato DHB Website, attaching a current CV,cover letter and three references on the attached referee report form.

With the introduction of the Vulnerable Children Act on 1 July 2015 all applicants will be required to complete police checks therefore at application we require;

  • two forms of identification (notarised), one being a current passport identity page
  • for those currently working in NZ please complete and sign Section 2 of the attached police vetting form and attach to this application
  • for those currently working in Australia please complete and sign Section 3 of the attached police vetting form and attach to this application
  • for international medical graduates we require police checks from every country you have worked in for a year or more for the last 10 years

Your application cannot be processed without all of this documentation.

Further information about the position, Hamilton, and working in New Zealand can be obtained by contacting Dr Martin Stiles via email at Martin.Stiles@waikatodhb.health.nz

 Closing date: 11 Dec 2015

Further information about the position, Hamilton, and working in New Zealand can be obtained by contacting
Dr Martin Stiles
Cardiologist & Director of Electrophysiology,
Waikato Hospital Senior Lecturer,
University of Auckland Chair,
Heart Rhythm New Zealand
p +64 7 8398899| f +64 7 8398639 | e martin.stiles@waikatodhb.health.nz