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Trainee Cardiac Physiologist

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Fixed-term, full-time opportunity (40 hours per week) until approximately end of December 2021
  • Gain full registration with the Cardiac Physiology Registration Board is compulsory and an annual practising certificate
  • Develop theoretical understanding and practical competency across the Cardiac Physiologist scope of practice

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

As a Trainee Cardiac Physiologist, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a tertiary hospital which is the electrophysiology and ICD centre for the South Island of New Zealand. You will be supported by an experienced and knowledgeable team to gain theoretical understanding and practical competency across the Cardiac Physiologist scope of practice.

This is a fixed-term, full-time opportunity (40 hours per week) until approximately the end of December 2021.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing practical competency in a variety of areas, including: electrocardiographs; application and analysis of holter monitors, ambulatory blood pressure monitors and trans-telephonic monitors; supervised pacemaker follow-up and echocardiograms, etc
  • Developing and maintaining skill levels and departmental standards

Your skills/experience will include the following:

  • BSc Physiology or equivalent (essential)
  • The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, following the guidance of supervising staff and taking advantage of learning opportunities presented
  • A focus on quality improvement and customer satisfaction

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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