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Consultant Interventional Cardiologist - New Zealand

Consultant - Medicine
Ref: 5701 Date Posted: Thursday 12 Jul 2018
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We are seeking an Interventional Cardiologist to join an established and progressive team based at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Waikato Hospital is a tertiary referral and teaching cardiac centre providing a wide range of adult cardiac services including cardiac surgery except heart transplant for the Midland Region (860,000 people).

The successful applicant will join a well-established and dynamic team of 14 Cardiologists (including 9 Interventionalists) and 5 cardiac surgeons. The department is a leading national centre for coronary and structural heart disease intervention. Approximately 1000 angioplasties including rotablation are performed each year with access to advanced imaging technologies including IVUS and OCT.

What’s on offer?

  • Total package circa NZ$180,000 - $300,000 pa (approx. £92,000 - £154,000 pa), depending on level of experience
  • Includes base salary range NZ$158,141 - $230,000 pa
  • Includes NZ$16,000 CME Allowance pa + 10 days leave pa to attend conferences 
  • Relocation assistance available

And the lifestyle and location are ideal:

  • 4th largest city in New Zealand, just 90 minutes from Auckland
  • Wide range of city amenities: restaurants and cafes, arts and culture, major sporting events
  • Affordable housing market and excellent schooling options
  • Easy access to the rest of the North Island, beautiful beaches, national parks, lakes and mountains

The Location

As one of New Zealand’s fastest growing areas, key to this growth is its central location and easy access to other parts of the country. Auckland City is only a 90 minute drive away and both the west coast and east coast beaches are within easy reach, including Mount Maunganui (voted New Zealand’s best beach in 2017), the stunning Coromandel Peninsula, and Raglan Beach, with its rugged coastline and some of the best surf breaks NZ has to offer.

As a university city, there is a diverse mix of arts and culture, as well as an array of sporting activities. The population (Hamilton city 200,000, Waikato region 390,000) is diverse, with many cultures represented and celebrated here. Events and festivals throughout the year include Diwali, Matariki (Maori New Year), Garden shows, regular Farmers Markets, Theatre shows and music festivals, major sporting events and tournaments.

There is an array of restaurants and cafes featuring locally sourced products, a vibrant nightlife, vineyards, and wide open spaces for you to enjoy the great outdoors. Housing is affordable whether you like the idea of an urban apartment, a townhouse with a garden, or a sprawling lifestyle block just outside of the city. There is also a wide variety of schooling options to suit your family needs.

You can find out more about the lifestyle and Hamilton City and the Waikato region here

 

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Tina Gesquiere

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5258 LinkedIn