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Clinical Cardiac Physiologist (VID: 4856)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Cardiology - Cardiology
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 30/08/2020
MidCentral DHB is recruiting additional cardiac physiologists as part of the overall development of the Cardiology Service. This includes the establishment of an interventional cardiology service and dedicated cardiac catheterisation facility. Experience in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and/or pacemaker implantation is desirable. However training would be provided as part of the development of the interventional service.
The Clinical Cardiac Physiologist role consists of a service to outpatients and inpatients by assisting in the provision of specialist cardiac investigations including cardiac angiography, left and right heart studies, pacemaker follow-up and implantation, exercise testing, Holter tape/event monitoring, Sesta Mibi, echocardiography and PCI when the dedicated cath lab is established.
Experience in echocardiography and/or pacemakers/ICD is desirable and would be advantageous.
You will participate in the development of the interventional cardiac service and establishment of the dedicated cardiac catheterisation faculty at MidCentral DHB.
You will have the relevant clinical cardiac physiology work experience and hold the ASCT or CCP & MTEX qualification or equivalent. It is essential that you have an annual practising certificate and registration.
You would also need to have proven computer and keyboard skills, and the ability to work as a team member within a busy environment.
These positions are full time working 40 hours a week.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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