Expressions of Interest for Senior Fellow - Cardiothoracic & Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)

Expires in: 27 days

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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Join the largest tertiary care centre and clinical research facility with renowned state of the art Intensive care unit in New Zealand

Professional practice & growth opportunity with a New Zealand lifestyle experience

Relocation assistance provided

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We are inviting applications for a senior fellowship position in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Auckland City Hospital CVICU.

Positioned in the centre of one of the world’s most desirable city in New Zealand, the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Auckland City Hospital is a stand-alone Intensive Care facility with staffing for 18 ICU and 8 HDU beds. We provide intensive care to patients following all cardiothoracic and vascular surgery including heart and lung transplantation. Complex valvular surgery is common given the region’s high incidence of rheumatic heart disease. We also manage patients with cardiogenic shock and pulmonary embolism. Additionally, we provide a national ECMO service to adults, including provision of an ECMO retrieval team.

There are around 2200 ICU admissions and 800 HDU admissions per year. The unit has accreditation for training from the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM). An active program in transoesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography exists on the CVICU.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

Please check if you have the following requirements:

Ideally the successful applicant will have completed a postgraduate examination in intensive care medicine and possibly completed (or have six months remaining) all of their post graduate training time in intensive care medicine

You must either have or be eligible for general or post graduate trainee registration with the New Zealand Medical Council (

During the second six months of this position you will take part in the consultant on call roster (with appropriate supervision). This position will fulfil  the CICM’s requirement for a senior registrar position.

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

At Te Toka Tumai | Auckland
we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and to achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Auckland Hospital is a world class teaching hospital. We offer a wide range of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary services to the Northern Region of New Zealand.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

To express your interest click 'apply' below or visit our careers page at
and search reference number AUC18089.
attach your latest CV and cover letter.

For any clinical enquiries please email Dr Bevan Vickery at

For help with your online application, please contact Maylaine Cerna,
Recruitment Consultant on

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information:
Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa
and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations .

Te Toka Tumai
is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

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