Cardiologist – Research Scientist – Western Health, VIC

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

About the Role

Seeking a Cardiologist for a joint appointment between Western Health Cardiology and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. This new position is designed to create a career path for a research trained Cardiologist.  The successful applicant will have access to the resources of the Baker to undertake research whilst undertaking a clinical sessional appointment in Cardiology at Western Health.

  • Contribute to the decisions that shape our current and future health service
  • The support of the Western Health Cardiology Unit and Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute leadership team

An excellent opportunity for a Consultant Cardiologist with a PhD or equivalent and post-doctoral research experience. 

Essential Criteria

  • MBBS, FRACP (Cardiology)
  • PhD or equivalent with research experience in a cardiovascular discipline
  • Experience in the support and supervision of junior medical staff

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Culture

At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

To view the Position Description and apply for this position please follow the link below https://westernhealth.mercury.com.au/Default.aspx

Closing Date: 3 September 2018

Electrophysiology and Pacing Fellow, Flinders Medical Centre, SA

Job No 659842

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 – $143,777 (pro rata) – Temp P/T (26.6 hrs p/wk, up to 2/2/2020) – MDP2

Working within the Cardiology Unit at the Flinders Medical Centre, you will undertake training in all aspects of invasive and non-invasive cardiac electrophysiology ablation. The Electrophysiology Investigations performed are: a full range of catheter ablation for supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation; pacing, biventricular pacing and ICD implantation; CARTO and Velocity electro-anatomical mapping systems used for complex ablation. You will train in all aspects of device implantations and follow-up, along with involvement in cardiac investigations including ECG reporting, Holter monitor reporting, pacemaker, loop recorder, and defibrillator interrogation and programming. As part of your role, you will also have an involvement in clinical research projects, audit and research activities. Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area’s largest hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres. The flagship hospital for southern Adelaide, FMC has recently undergone an exciting period of redevelopment, with $185 million invested in new, state-of-the-art health facilities.

You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. With FRACP or completion of at least three years of advanced training in Cardiology, you will have a demonstrable commitment to continuing medical education. You will display a strong commitment to providing a quality service to patients and their families, and have the ability to act as a role model for medical students and junior medical staff.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 659842

For role Description and contract details please refer to Job Pack below.

Applications close: 

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Advanced Trainees in Cardiology, Launceston General Hospital, TAS

 

 

Applications are invited for trainees who have successfully completed RACP exams and who are contemplating core training in cardiology in 2019.   The Launceston General Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital and it’s Cardiology Department has a busy academic and clinical training program that services a population of 250,000 in Northern Tasmania.  It is staffed by seven cardiologists, three of whom perform invasive and interventional procedures and offers a full range of invasive and non invasive services.   The position is accredited for a full (three years) core training in cardiology and there are currently two advanced trainees in the Department and one interventional Fellow. Currently, our trainees are completing their required procedural numbers in the first 18 months of training as an indication to the volume of clinical work there is.   It is a teaching hospital of the University of Tasmania Medical School and has a full complement of residents, registrars and sub specialities.

Interested applicants for a first year post in 2019 can apply to:  Associate Professor Brian Herman
Email:    brian.herman@ths.tas.gov.au
Phone:   03/67776578

Cardiology Registrar – Advanced Trainee, Flinders Medical Centre and Royal Darwin Hospital

Job No: 659841

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre & Royal Darwin Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $92,558 – $150,604 – Temp F/T – MDP2

Working as part of the multidisciplinary academic and clinical team, you will undertake rotation throughout Flinders Medical Centre and Royal Darwin Hospital to deliver clinical cardiology services of the highest possible standard. Under the direction of the Head of Training, Department of Cardiology, you will provide appropriate clinical care to patients, coordinating follow-up care, and ensuring the maintenance of comprehensive clinical records which document significant patient management decisions. Taking an active involvement in teaching medical students and junior medical staff, you will provide appropriate supervision of Residents and Intern Medical Staff and contribute to the conduct of research and audit. Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area’s largest hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres. The flagship hospital for southern Adelaide, FMC has recently undergone an exciting period of redevelopment, with $185 million invested in new, state-of-the-art health facilities including a 55 bed rehabilitation centre, a 15 bed palliative care facility, and a 30 bed older person’s mental health unit.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, you will be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. You will have some clinical experience and competence in the practice of medicine, along with a demonstrated commitment to providing a quality service to patients and their families. Good time management skills will be essential, and you will bring the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people including colleagues and other professional staff.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications Close: 24 August 2018

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General Cardiologist (Echocardiography), Gold Coast Heart Centre, QLD

The Gold Coast Heart Centre has been providing exceptional cardiology service to the Gold Coast and Northern NSW communities for more than 20 years.  We now extend an exciting opportunity for a General Cardiologist  to join our group as an Associate to practice in our premises in Ballina, Northern NSW, and John Flynn Private Hospital.

The potential Associate will be expected to have full AHPRA registration and FRACP qualified. An interest in Echocardiography is highly desirable. We are seeking an applicant to help further develop our cardiac services in Northern NSW.

Please forward your Expression of Interest and CV to farthur@gchc.com.au

Heart Failure Research Fellowship, Flinders Medical Centre SA

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $92,558 – $150,604 (pro rata) – Temp P/T (22.8 hrs p/wk) – MDP2

The Heart Failure/Echocardiography Fellowship is a research, teaching and clinical training position within the Cardiology Department, Flinders Medical Centre. The objective of this position is to provide academic and clinical training in the field of echocardiography and advanced heart failure specifically, to provide experience in coronary and structural heart disease management and experience in clinical trial research in heart failure.  The heart failure fellowship, from a clinical point of view, will involve high end advanced heart failure work spanning from ward heart failure inpatients, heart failure consultations from other hospital units (including ICU and liver transplant service), outpatient clinic care of heart failure, cardiac transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and pulmonary arterial hypertension patients. Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area’s largest hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres. The flagship hospital for southern Adelaide, FMC has recently undergone an exciting period of redevelopment, with $185 million invested in new, state-of-the-art health facilities.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, you will be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. With experience in Cardiovascular Medicine and teaching in a public hospital environment, you will be capable of providing echocardiographic services including transthoracic echo, consistent with CSANZ criteria for Advanced Trainees. Along with your skills in cardiac investigations including ECG reporting and Holter monitor reporting, you will have a demonstrated interest in clinical research. You will work well as part of a team in a consultative manner, utilising your strong communication skills.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Applications close:  10 August 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 659843

Electrophysiology Fellowship, Flinders Medical Centre, SA

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 – $143,777 (pro rata) – Temp Part-time (26.6 hrs p/wk, up to 2/2/2020) – MDP2

Working within the Cardiology Unit at the Flinders Medical Centre, you will undertake training in all aspects of invasive and non-invasive cardiac electrophysiology ablation. The Electrophysiology Investigations performed are: a full range of catheter ablation for supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation; pacing, biventricular pacing and ICD implantation; CARTO and Velocity electro-anatomical mapping systems used for complex ablation. You will train in all aspects of device implantations and follow-up, along with involvement in cardiac investigations including ECG reporting, Holter monitor reporting, pacemaker, loop recorder, and defibrillator interrogation and programming. As part of your role, you will also have an involvement in clinical research projects, audit and research activities. Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area’s largest hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres. The flagship hospital for southern Adelaide, FMC has recently undergone an exciting period of redevelopment, with $185 million invested in new, state-of-the-art health facilities.

You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. With FRACP or completion of at least three years of advanced training in Cardiology, you will have a demonstrable commitment to continuing medical education. You will display a strong commitment to providing a quality service to patients and their families, and have the ability to act as a role model for medical students and junior medical staff.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 659842

Via the websites  https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au/

http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CMR) Fellow, Flinders Medical Centre, SA

Job Ref: 659844 – 

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 – $143,777 (pro rata) – Temp P/T (11.4 hrs p/wk, up to 2/2/2020) – MDP2

You will provide comprehensive CMR imaging across the Southern Adelaide region, and may provide outreach services to country South Australia and the Northern Territory. Ensuring the provision of high quality professional medical care, you will perform a range of cardiac magnetic resonance services including congenital imaging, stress imaging and cardiomyopathy imaging. You will ensure the timely documentation of the assessment, management and treatment of patients in patients’ medical records, and engage in timely communication with other health care professionals such as GPs. As part of your role, you will be responsible for the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, and be involved in professional and community services activities. You may also assist with research activities as specified by the Unit Head or Director, Division of Medicine, Cardiac and Critical Care Services by conducting Cardiology research and collaborating with other units within the hospital and other cardiology units. Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) is the southern area’s largest hospital providing medical services for the southern population of Adelaide and major regional rural centres. The flagship hospital for southern Adelaide, FMC has recently undergone an exciting period of redevelopment, with $185 million invested in new, state-of-the-art health facilities.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, you will be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. With experience in all cardiac investigations including ECG reporting and Holter monitor reporting, you will have worked before within a public teaching hospital. You will work well as part of a team and bring the ability to prioritise care and liaise with a diverse range of staff and patients in a consultative and sensitive manner.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close:  27 July 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 659844

Cardiac Imaging Fellow – Research, Northern Hospital, VIC

Cardiac Imaging Fellow

The Northern Hospital Cardiology Department is a busy and rapidly expanding department that offers inpatient and outpatient cardiac services to patients in Melbourne’s Northern suburbs and regional Victoria. The department offers a wide range of invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic services, including 24 hour emergency on call services. The department is staffed by 11 cardiologists (one full time director, and 10 visiting medical officers- including 4 Echocardiologist. We are seeking a 1.0 EFT clinical and  research fellow/ accredited cardiology registrar for a 1 year appointment. The successful candidate would receive extensive training in cardiac imaging, spanning the modalities of echocardiography (transthoracic, TOE, stress echo), Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI. On completion of training, the candidate will have satisfied the accreditation requirements as specified by CSANZ and COCATS guidelines. The research role would include clinical research, involvement in international multicentre cardiovascular research trials, including follow up of patients in a dedicated research outpatient clinic. It is expected the successful applicant would also undertake individual research projects with supervision.

The successful applicant must be eligible for training in Cardiac Imaging in accordance with CSANZ guidelines. Applicants must be eligible for appropriate registration with APHRA. Position commences in February 2019.

For enquiries please email Ms Julie Eales julie.eales@nh.org.au , Executive Assistant to Director of Cardiology, or phone 03 8405 8274

Electrophysiology Fellow – Research, Northern Hospital, VIC

Electrophysiology Fellow

The Northern Hospital Cardiology Department is a busy and rapidly expanding department that offers inpatient and outpatient cardiac services to patients in Melbourne’s Northern suburbs and regional Victoria. The department offers a wide range of invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic services, including 24 hour emergency on call services. The department is staffed by 11 cardiologists (one full time director, and 10 visiting medical officers- including 4 Electrophysiologist). We are seeking a 1.0 EFT clinical and  research fellow/ accredited cardiology registrar for a 1 year appointment. The training would include simple and complex (inc AF and VT ablation with mapping) EP procedures. Device procedures will include cardiac resynchronisation therapy systems. The research role would include clinical research, involvement in international multicentre cardiovascular research trials, including follow up of patients in a dedicated research outpatient clinic. It is expected the successful applicant would also undertake individual research projects with supervision.

The successful applicant must be eligible for training in Electrophysiology Cardiology in accordance with CSANZ guidelines. Applicants must be eligible for appropriate registration with APHRA. Position commences in February 2019.

For enquiries please email Ms Julie Eales julie.eales@nh.org.au , Executive Assistant to Director of Cardiology, or phone 03 8405 8274