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Intensivists & Anaesthetists, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Intensive Care Unit (Initial Expression of Interest)

Job Field:
Allied Health Care Professional Jobs, Doctor Jobs
Cardiac Physiologist Jobs, Cardiac Technician Jobs, Anaesthetics Jobs, Cardiology Jobs, Cardiovascular Jobs, ICU/ITU/HDU/PICU Jobs, Neurovascular Disorders and Veins Jobs, Thoracic Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
New Zealand
North Island
Contract Type:
Fixed Term, Part Time Permanent, Permanent, Temporary
Salary Description:
Attractive remuneration and relocation package
Auckland District Health Board
Job Ref:

• World-renowned Cardiovascular Service – Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand!
• Possibility of a combined position with cardiac anaesthesia
• A lifestyle experience combined with state of art clinical learning exposure within a national referral centre of excellence
• Flexibility to suit your circumstance – Permanent or Fixed Term Sabbatical, with part time hours negotiable
• Attractive remuneration and relocation package

We are inviting expressions of interest via initial enquiries directly with our CVICU Clinical Director Dr Andrew McKee at Dr McKee would welcome the opportunity to talk with Intensivists or Cardiac Anaesthetists with experience in intensive care, who are passionate about providing the highest level of care to a diverse patient population – please simply email and he’ll arrange a time that suits for a conversation. This is a great opportunity combine a New Zealand lifestyle experience whilst practicing in an outstanding clinical setting with flexible working arrangements.


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. We also provide mechanical cardiac and respiratory support for the sickest patients in the country as the National ECMO referral centre. Patient care is managed by Intensivists and Cardiac Anaesthetists. For more information about CVICU at Auckland Hospital, please visit

The Lifestyle

Auckland City Hospital is the largest in New Zealand and is based in the heart of Auckland City which has been voted one of the best cities in the world. The city is set in a pristine marine-based environment with a temperate climate and has a population of around 1.5 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!

More detail

This position will work closely with a small team of skilled 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, to which we have close links. Cardiac Anaesthetists with experience in complex postoperative care will be considered. Total remuneration includes allowances for out of hours cover resulting in a significant package.
Requirements for NZ medical registration and college membership will be discussed.

Initial enquiries can be made to Dr Andrew McKee, however candidates are welcome to apply more formally on our careers website: using job reference number AUC07644 attaching a copy of your latest CV and cover letter. Click on Apply Now to be directed to this vacancy on the careers website and follow the apply process.

If you need assistance with your online application, please contact Yvonne Reyes, Recruitment Consultant at quoting reference # AUC07644.
Expressions of interest close: 5 January 2020.

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