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Section Head Clinical Physiologist 

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora Taranaki

Taranaki Whanui He Rohe Oranga – Taranaki Together, A Healthy Community

Te Kaupapa – Mission

Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.

We are looking for people that share our vision by providing the best care for our people and our community. We have a responsibility to see the whole picture, the whole community, in terms of health and to support everyone working in Taranaki to do the best job they can in a world of constant change.


Taranaki – A place like no other

Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.

For further information on our international recruitment and what we offer Click here and find out how to make a difference somewhere different.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki we are committed to recognising the value our people bring to our organisation within a supportive team of healthcare professionals that provide comprehensive care to our patients.

We believe having workforce that is diverse and inclusive, we are a pro-equity Health Organisation and this means that we will be better positioned to understand and serve our community.

When you choose to work with us, we will offer you:

  • A comprehensive orientation and induction to our organisation and your department
  • Access to clinical training and education
  • Up to date facilities, Have a look at
  •  Project Maunga – our New Facilities currently under construction check this out on our website Are you in the NEWB?
  • Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams
  • Professional development

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Full time Clinical Cardiac Physiology- Team Lead

As a Team Leader you will be expected to develop the service and workforce. Proving education, supervision and mentorship to all trainee positions, new graduates and upskilling our existing workforce in new techniques and pacing. You will work with the Clinical Nurse Manager in operational aspect of the role to develop quality assurance framework equipment maintenance and assist with technical aspect of your role. You will work with the Cardiac Sonography Professional lead in professional development of workforce and service. You will have up to 0.2FTE will be assigned to non-clinical workload.

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Clinical Cardiac Physiologist Team lead to work in our Cardiology and Respiratory Department at Taranaki Base and Hawera Hospital. You would be working as part of a dynamic team. The department offers;

  • Pacemaker follow up (ICD/CRT/Brady)
  • ILR implantation and follow up
  • Diagnostic Coronary Angiography
  • Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring
  • Exercise Treadmill testing
  • Lung Function testing (This is not a core responsibility, however may be called upon to assist)

Please click here to view the job description

Moū – About you

The successful candidate will require to be:

· Must have membership with the SCT (The Society of Cardiopulmonary Technology NZ)

· Ideally in the process of attaining an APC with the CPRB (Clinical Physiologists Registration Board)

·  Accredited IBHRE/ HR UK.

Proven management and leadership skills and experience.

If you have a positive outlook, well developed oral communication skills and enjoy working with people we would welcome your application.

Do you share in our vision, our values and will ensure our patients feel supported and cared for throughout their journey with us?

We would love to hear from you! – Join us!

If you would like further information or if you have any queries please contact in confidence and indicate the job title in the subject line.

If you want to make an application click on “Apply Online” from within this page.

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible, so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found prior to the job closing. Please do not delay applying if you think you are the right fit for our team!

For further information, please contact Rebekah Smith on Email:

Applications will close when we find a suitable applicant

If a suitable applicant is found before this date, this application will close early.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together, we will succeed

(Posted online by BSCI 10.07.2024)

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