2021 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship – Western Health, Victoria

Position Title: 2021 Interventional Cardiology Fellowship (The Yean L. Lim Interventional Cardiology Fellowship)

Employment Status: Full time Fellowship for 12 months.

About the Role: 

Applications are sought for the Y.L Lim Training Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Western Health. The position commences on 1st February 2021 and will continue until 6th February 2022.

The position offered is a full time Fellowship for 12 month duration dedicated to procedural interventional cardiology training and research in the field of interventional cardiology.

Trainees will be involved in all aspects of percutaneous coronary intervention including complex cases such as chronic total occlusions, rotablation, bifurcation lesions, multi-vessel intervention, and unprotected left main stenting. The interventional fellow will be encouraged to think critically and there is an emphasis on utilising intravascular imaging, and coronary physiology in decision-making.

The Interventional fellow will also have the opportunity to be involved in selected structural cases such as transcatheter septal ablation, and balloon aortic valvuloplasty as well as mechanical circulatory support devices for patients with cardiogenic shock.

 Essential Criteria

  • Successful applicants will be eligible for training in percutaneous coronary interventions in accordance with CSANZ guidelines.
  • The Trainee will have completed core advanced FRACP training in Cardiology or its equivalent and have completed training in Diagnostic Catheterisation in accordance with CSANZ guidelines.
  • Applicants must be eligible for appropriate registration with AHPRA.

Trainees will be required to make a significant contribution to the pre-procedure assessment and post-operative patient care. They will be responsible for managing appropriate work up of all patients likely to undergo PCI and manage cath lab scheduling to improve lab efficiency.

They will be involved in the on-call STEMI roster after hours and on weekend and attended rostered fortnightly interventional cardiology clinic.  They will be responsible for assisting with regular audit of procedural outcomes and mortality and morbidity reviews.   The Fellow will conduct an independent research project and be involved in ongoing research activities within the unit.

Candidates interested in obtaining a postgraduate degree through University of Melbourne can be facilitated.

About Us

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals, our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people 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.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

How to Apply

For details of how to apply please select this link here.

Closing date: 09/06/2020

The nominated closing date is a very important step in the shortlisting process.

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