CVICU has 18 ICU and 6 HDU beds. We have approximately 2400 admissions per year, comprised of 1500 ICU and 900 HDU admissions. 1200 of these patients have undergone cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. In 2016 we admitted 17 patients post lung transplant, and 11 patients post heart transplant. We average approximately 20 - 30 adult admissions requiring ECMO per year, with an even split between VA and VV ECMO.
CVICU is based in Auckland City, ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. Working in CVICU not only means you'll be part of a dedicated team of professionals delivering high quality cardiovascular intensive care, it also means you'll have the opportunity of enjoying Auckland life, and exploring what New Zealand has to offer.