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Senior Medical Officer Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit Auckland City Hospital

Come and join our world-renowned Cardiovascular Service!

• Intensivist, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit
• Permanent Position or Fixed Term Sabbatical Cover position
• Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand

Applications are being invited for full time and fixed term positions from Intensivists who are passionate about providing the highest level of care to a diverse patient population!

Our Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Auckland City Hospital is a stand-alone Intensive Care department with 20 ICU and 8 HDU beds. We provide care to patients following all cardiothoracic and vascular surgery as well as heart and lung transplantation and mechanical cardiac and respiratory support. For more information about CVICU at Auckland Hospital, please visit https://www.cvicu.co.nz.

Auckland City Hospital is the largest in New Zealand and is based in the heart of Auckland City which has been voted the 5th best city in the world. The city is set in a pristine marine-based environment with a temperate climate and has a population of 1.3 million. It has a vibrant mixture of lifestyles and cultures and offers easy access to stunning and diverse scenery and a wonderful range of outdoor pursuits. With its beautiful countryside and dynamic metropolitan centres, New Zealand offers a lifestyle suitable for all. This is an excellent opportunity for you to come and experience the kiwi lifestyle and hospitality!

As the ideal person for this role, you will have experience in cardiothoracic intensive care and will have or be eligible for vocational registration with the NZ Medical Council in Intensive Care Medicine and be a member of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand or equivalent. Experience in perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography and ECMO would be an advantage.

You will work closely with a small team of Intensive care specialists and nurses so collegiality and good communication skills will be valued. The position involves provision of consultant level cover for the ICU and HDU including after hours on call availability and it may be possible to combine this position with roles in cardiac anaesthesia or other areas within the hospital or University of Auckland Medical School.

We are looking to fill a permanent position but a fixed term position for 1 - 2 years’ with a possibility of becoming a permanent position may be possible.

For more information on this opportunity to join our team please contact Dr Andrew McKee, Clinical Director, CVICU on 021 241 1341 or at andrewm@adhb.govt.nz. We would love to hear from you to know more about you and your situation and discuss the opportunities we can offer!

Please click on the link below to make an online application by attaching your latest CV and cover letter outlining your motivation to take up this role. Only applications submitted online via the ADHB website will be accepted. This link directs you to the Auckland District Health Board website to complete your application there.

https://careers.adhb.govt.nz/health-careers-job-search/details/AUC06104

Closing Date:
23/08/2019

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