Registrar or Principal House Officer (Cardiology) – Mackay, Queensland

Position Title
Registrar or Principal House Officer – Cardiology

Work Unit/Facility Location
Department of Cardiac Services
Lifespan Medical & Critical Care Svs, Mackay Hospital and Health Service

Remuneration/Salary
Remuneration value up to $150,62.00 p.a. comprising salary between $4,349.70 p.f. – $5,043.10 p.f. (L4 – L9) employer superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%). Applications will remain current for 12 months. Job Ad Reference: MK370755.

Duties/Abilities
• Document relevant clinical information accurately, concisely and legibly in ieMR and ensure discharge summaries and other correspondence are completed with minimum delay and that all such correspondence is complete prior to leaving the unit.
• Conduct interviews, examinations and the identification of clinical problems including day to day review of patients.
• Arrange investigations, surgical treatment, medical treatment and discharge as directed by the assigned consultant.
• Provide assistance with procedures and outpatients clinics as directed by the assigned consultant.
• Provide support for junior and senior medical staff as required.
• Assist with case presentations at teaching meetings.
• Participate in clinical meetings undertaken within the appropriate clinical unit.
• Participate in after-hours shift roster.
• Participate in continual professional development and medical education.
• A rotation between General Medicine and Cardiology in a 6/6 month pattern if required would be negotiated.

Enquiries
Dr Michael Zhang, (07) 4885 7953

Job Ad Reference
MK370755

How to Apply
https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MK370755

Closing Date
06-05-2021

Cardiac Sonographer – Heart Care Shoalhaven, NSW

PRACTICE: HeartCare NSW, Shoalhaven, South Coast NSW

This is an opportunity to work in one of the Shoalhaven’s top Cardiology Practices. With Services in Nowra and Milton, we are well-established and privately-owned, providing cardiac services to people on the South Coast of NSW. We are seeking a Cardiac Sonographer to join our friendly team on an initially part-time basis of two days a week. This role will primarily involve performing Echocardiograms and Exercise Stress Echocardiograms. The practice has built a strong reputation for providing prompt, high quality services, performing investigations within 2 weeks of referral. The team are very supportive of one another and the Practice promotes a healthy work-life balance.

Essential Skills:
• Current ASAR accreditation
• Minimum 2 years post graduate experience in Cardiac Sonography and stress testing
• Ability to interpret ECG’s
• Willingness to supervise student Cardiac Sonographer
• Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and provide high level of patient care

Desirable skills:
• Experience with GE machine and Echopac software
• Ability to scan from left or right
• Strong interest in learning and development
• Experience in 24 hour Holter monitor analysis and pacemaker/device interrogation/programming
• Experience in assisting transoesophageal echocardiography

Please contact our Practice Manager, Maggie to apply.
02 4422 8736 pm@heartcarensw.com.au

Cardiac Physiologist – Austin Hospital, Melbourne (21 Apr 2021)

Cardiac Technologist
Permanent Full Time
Austin Hospital, Melbourne – 5 north cardiac diagnostics
40 Hours per Week

Reference Number: 37214

 

Position Summary
Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Cardiac Physiologist to join our Cardiac Diagnostic Department.
The Cardiology Department provides an extensive range of cardiac services to inpatients and outpatients. These services include outpatient consultations, echocardiography, non-invasive testing (ECG, Holter monitoring), coronary angiography and percutaneous intervention for coronary and non-coronary applications (congenital and valvular), electrophysiological testing and ablation and device implantation (pacemaker, ICD). The department provides 24-hour echocardiography and cardiac catheterisation laboratory services for acute myocardial infarction. In-patients are managed predominantly in the 30-bed Cardiac and Thoracic Unit on Ward 5 East. The department has links to the University of Melbourne and a major involvement in teaching, training and research at under-graduate and post-graduate levels for both nursing and medical staff.

We have a full time EP/Pacing/Cath Lab & Echo educators whose job is to assist with education and training for all staff, there are weekly teaching sessions for staff to attend. This is a single Full time position and classification is dependant on the successful applicants experience.
To be successful in this role you must demonstrate an understanding of the principles of cardiac technology and the results generated

Key responsibilities will include:

Independently perform high quality recordings requiring expertise and use appropriate judgement when acting on the findings for Electrocardiograms, Holter Monitors & Event Monitors.
Have experience in Cardiac Catheterisation procedures.
Obtain relevant patient information and communicate with patients effectively and professionally
Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person: Joanne McKenna
Contact Number: (03) 9496 3819
Closing Date: 30/04/2021

Consumer Engagement in Research – Heart Foundation Webinar Series

Learn more about the Heart Foundation Consumer Engagement Strategy and Consumer Review Progress. In this pre-recorded Webinar you will hear from Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Stephanie Partridge, about the impact of involving consumers in her project plan.  Also presenting is the Heart Foundation’s, Julie Ann Mitchell, Director of Health Strategy and Liam Rodgers, Research Co-ordinator at the Heart Foundation are discussing consumer engagement strategies.

Cardiologist – Hastings, New Zealand

Position:  Cardiologist

Location: Hastings, New Zealand

Required Skills:

Applicants must have FRACP (or equivalent) with specialist training in cardiology and be registered (or is eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Summary: 

A specialist with skills and experience in general cardiology as well as cardiac imaging and/or pacemaker implantation is desired to complement our current group. The department’s facilities allow echocardiography, CT coronary angiography and a diagnostic angiography lab. Although not provided at present, our DHB is progressing a project to commence pacemaker implantation, cardiac MRI and percutaneous coronary intervention locally.

More information: 

The cardiology service is based at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Hastings. A 364 bed regional hospital providing core services including most medical and surgical specialties, for a diverse population of 162,000. In addition, outreach services are provided at rural and community based facilities across the region. We have strong links with Wellington Hospital for tertiary services not delivered on site, which currently includes interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

For further information please contact Dr David Gardner, Head of Department of Medicine,
Email: david.gardner@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz
Phone: +64 (0) 27 323 8517

For a copy of the position profile please go to this Link.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seeking Clinician Views | Exploring anticoagulant use in obesity and AF

You are invited to participate in the DOAC–COAF Research Study.

The study aims to explore and understand clinician beliefs, attitudes, and practices towards pharmacological management in obese patients with Atrial Fibrillation.

The study is being conducted by Fahad Shaikh, a Pharmacist and PhD candidate at Western Sydney University; working under the supervision of  Dr Caleb Ferguson (WSU & WSLHD),  Prof Rochelle Wynne (WSU & WSLHD),  Dr Ronald Castelino (USYD & WSLHD) and  A/Prof Sally Inglis (UTS).


Participation involves a 30-60 minute 1-1 interview via zoom or phone.


To participate – please contact

Fahad Shaikh
Mob: 0430 519 944
Email : 19584775@student.westernsydney.edu.au

or alternatively
Email: c.ferguson@westernsydney.edu.au

The study has received ethics approval by Western Sydney Local Health District.

Request for Fellows to mark AT Research Projects

The Advanced Training Committee (ATC) in Cardiology is seeking assistance in marking Cardiology Advanced Trainee Research Projects in 2021.

The marking criteria are simple and straightforward and are available via the RACP website. The Research Project Guidelines are also available on the RACP website.

Projects have a word limit of 5000 words and usually take 1-2 hours to completely assess. There are two markers given to each project and are given usually 3 to 4 weeks to mark a project.

The ATC appreciates Fellows’  time and dedication to trainees hence markers can advise how frequent they wish to receive assessments and periods when they are unable to assist with marking.

Fellows are also welcome to inform us of your clinical interest so we can try and align research project topics to Fellows’ interest where we can.

Marking assessments can also earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits.

Please indicate your availability to assist in marking a Research project in:

  • April –May
  • June – July  
  • September – October

Please email your confirmation by Monday 19 April to:  cardiology@racp.edu.au 

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