Structural Heart Fellowship – Austin Health, VIC

Position: Structural Heart Fellowship 

Austin Health

We are currently advertising (1) one-year Fellowship position for 2023.

Applicants must have completed core training in Cardiology

Structural Heart Fellowship 

  • Training to a level of proficiency in structural heart cardiology
  • To be current in the understanding of recent advances in the field
  • To participate in the management of patients having structural heart procedures
  • To contribute to clinical research projects including audit of outcomes

Applications must be lodged online via Austin Health website: https://www.austin.org.au/careers/

 Closing date for applications is Friday, 8th July 2022.

For queries please contact:

Cathy Scholes: (03) 9496 3034 or email: cathy.scholes@austin.org.au

or

Heather Bussolaro: (03) 9496 3002 or email: heather.bussolaro@austin.org.au

 

Cardiologist Consultant, Fractional Specialist – Bendigo Health, VIC

Position: Cardiologist Consultant, Fractional Specialist

Work in an environment that offers:

  • An opportunity to work with a leading regional health service
  • Flexibility to work remotely via Telehealth
  • An ability to live and work close to home
  • A dynamic and growing health service that embraces new technologies

The Position 

Position Title: Cardiologist – Fractional Specialist (Fixed Term until 30/11/2023)
Classification: HN15 to HN55 Year 1-9 Fractional Specialist
Salary per hour (exc. super): $146.70 – $191.70 per hour
Hours per fortnight: 14
Employment Status: Fixed Term Fractional Specialist
Other requirements: COVID-19 Vaccination, Working With Childrens Check, Successful credentialing

Role Description

This is a Fractional appointment and fixed term until 30/11/2023. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Cardiologist to assist in the development and operation of a Rapid Access Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Clinics at Bendigo Health. The Fractional Specialist Cardiologist will be responsible for attending the Rapid Access (AF) Clinics at Bendigo Health. The rapid access AF clinic will provide time limited access to best practice AF care for regional patients who have recently experienced an admission for AF. Clinic consultations will be delivered through face to face and/or telehealth modes.

The Cardiology Team

The Cardiology department is responsible for patients in several departments including inpatient wards, emergency department, ICU/CCU in addition to Cath Lab, Diagnostic Cardiology and Cardiology outpatient clinics. The Cardiology department is led by a Clinical Unit Head and managed by a Business Manager.

Diagnostic Cardiology department provides a range of cardiac diagnostic tests including:-

  • Exercise stress testing – a test to see how the heart responds to stress performed in a controlled environment.
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) -a test that measures the electrical activity of the heart.
  • Ambulatory Electrocardiogram – records the electrical activity of the heart usually over 24 hours or seven days.
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring – measures blood pressure at regular intervals over a period of time.
  • Pacemaker interrogation and programming – routine follow-up after a pacemaker is inserted.
  • Referral to Diagnostic Cardiology is via GP.

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Closing Date: Friday 8th July 2022

Contact details: Dr Voltaire Nadurata 0409 793 039

Please apply directly via this link

 

Clinical Research Fellowship in Coronary Physiology – Royal Perth Hospital & University of Western Australia

Position :Clinical Research Fellowship in Coronary Physiology

The Department of Cardiology at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is advertising a fulltime research position (2-year (MPhil) or 3 years (PhD) as required). The research funding will be provided via a Scholarship through The University of Western Australia, please click on this link.

About Royal Perth Hospital

RPH has a long and proud history of clinical research, with participation in several large multicentre studies as well as many investigator-initiated projects. RPH itself is a city centre tertiary cardiology centre, performing 1,000 PCI per year (a third of which are STEMI) and has a dedicated complex (CTO) PCI program. Over recent years RPH has established a comprehensive coronary physiology program, which includes the assessment of the coronary microcirculation and coronary vasomotor function.

About the research

Under supervision from RPH cardiologists, the successful candidate will be expected to establish and conduct novel in-house coronary physiology research specifically aimed at better understanding the coronary microcirculation. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to contribute to the running of our outcomes registry and participate in other coronary physiology studies that are already established within the department.

The weekly timetable will involve 4 full days of research activity at RPH, with the option of an additional clinical / training day within the cardiology department (registrar level).

The position would be suited to a doctor before or after cardiology advanced training who is motivated and keen to obtain a higher degree by research.

Essential criteria (University registration criteria)

  • Prior first author publication, or research thesis (undergrad or postgrad).
  • Medical degree, with minimum 4 years post graduate training.
  • Australian citizen / permanent resident.
  • Current AHPRA registration, with no barriers to working in Australia.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of working within cardiovascular medicine
  • Research experience within the cardiovascular field

Salary; $60,000 tax-free stipend, plus optional 0.2 FTE registrar level salary

To apply for the position or to find out more, please email Dr Jon Spiro jonathan.spiro@health.wa.gov.au

Call for Expressions of Interest: Editor-in-Chief Heart Lung and Circulation

Heart Lung and Circulation is the journal of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons.  The Journal is a flagship activity of both Societies and a key contributor to their educational mission.

The term of office for the current Editor-in-Chief, Professor A. Robert Denniss, is due to conclude in 2023.  Expressions of Interest are sought from suitably qualified individuals for appointment to the position of Editor-in-Chief.
The appointment will commence initially as Editor-in-Chief-Elect from January, 2023 to enable a 12 month handover and then as Editor-in-Chief from 1 January, 2024.

Please see position description for further details.

Expressions of interest close on Friday, 29 July 2022.

Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist, Interventional Cardiology – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD

Position : Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist, Interventional Cardiology

Job ad reference: RBH426049

Location*: RBWH/ Herston

Unit/Department: Cardiology

Status: Permanent, Part-time up to 0.50 FTE (40 hours per fortnight)    Classification: L18-24, L25-27

Salary Range: $ 188,451.75 – $ 198,403.50 Per Annum (L25-L27)

$ 159,147 – $ 181,464.75 Per Annum (L18-L24)

Closing Date: Tuesday, 28th June 2022

Contact name: Peter Stewart           Contact number:  3646 3559

Full role description and applications: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-RBH426049

* Please note: there may be a requirement to work at other facilities located across Metro North Health.

**Future recurring vacancies may also be filled through this recruitment process at any location across Metro North Health.

***Applications from third parties will not be accepted.

About Internal Medicine Services and the Cardiology Department

Internal Medicine Services (IMS) is one of the largest clinical service lines within the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). IMS provides a comprehensive clinical service to RBWH in-patients and provides secondary and tertiary referral services for hospitals and medical practitioners in Queensland, northern New South Wales and neighbouring countries in the Pacific.

The Cardiology Department is one of sixteen (16) medical specialties within IMS.  The RBWH Cardiology Service provides a full range of cardiac services including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and echocardiography.  Procedural services include exercise ECG (including 7-day availability for the Chest Pain Assessment Service), Holter monitoring, event loop recording, tilt table testing, echocardiography (transthoracic, transoesophageal and stress), cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, electrophysiology, pacing, implantable defibrillators, cardiac catheterisation and percutaneous coronary interventions.  The Cardiology Department comprises a 12 bed Coronary Care Unit, 14 bed Cardiology wards, 2 Cardiac Catheter Laboratories (with a dedicated 10-bed recovery unit), 8 non-invasive investigative rooms, 4 Outpatient Consulting rooms and the Cardiology Rehabilitation Service.

Purpose of the role

The Interventional Cardiologist will be responsible for the provision of high quality, cost efficient and effective care for patients with Cardiovascular Disease and to actively participate in education and research.

The position is to provide a high-quality service within the Hospital and Health Service and to participate, if requested in the provision of services in clinical Service Networks in Queensland Health.

How to apply

See the full role description and how to apply https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-RBH426049

Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, 2023 – The Alfred Hospital, VIC

Position – Fellow, Interventional Cardiology, 2023

  • Location: The Alfred Hospital
  • Positions: 1 Position
  • Job no: 51962
  • Category: Junior Medical, Fellow

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

This is one year part time fellowship in Interventional Cardiology.

Applicants must have completed at least three years of Advanced Training in Clinical Cardiology and have completed their FRACP (Part 2) or a recognised equivalent.

This exciting position offers training in all aspects of interventional cardiology. Opportunities exist for research.

Prior to application and for further information, please contact Prof Tony Walton (03) 9076 3263 or Email – h.centre@alfred.org.au .

Applications close 1st July 2022

Alfred 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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

ECHO Cardiologist – Dunedin, New Zealand

Position : ECHO Cardiologist 

  • Dunedin
  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE full-time

About Southern District Health Board

We have a fantastic opportunity an ECHO Cardiologist position within a progressive department that is affiliated with the University of Otago. This is a permanent, 1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week, with a full on call component position which we envisage starting from September 2022. Our cardiology service welcomes applications for the position starting as soon as possible, there is also room for flexibility with us to negotiate the hours of work and length of employment with successful applicant if you wish to. Our DHB covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We deliver to a population of approximately 329,000 people over the Otago and Southland regions, through two main centres, Dunedin and Invercargill. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population.

About the role

Joining us would mean sharing clinical responsibility for the Echocardiography service provided by the Southern District Health Board at both Dunedin and Invercargill Hospitals.

The appointee is expected to be the following:

  • Proficient in the performance and interpretation of standard adult transthoracic Echocardiography, dobutamine/exercise stress echo testing and adult transoesophageal echocardiography including for interventional procedures Reporting of adult echos is required to ensure all adult echos in the DHB are formally reported
  • Expertise in performance and interpretation of echoes for paediatric patients and adult patients withcongenital heart disease would confer an advantage
  • Experience with new echocardiographic technology such as strain imaging and 3D echocardiography is required

This role will see you participate in the rostered leadership of the on call Cardiology team. Our cardiology service operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 365 days per year. All of our physicians will be expected to provide a reasonable and equal share of annual leave cover for colleagues in this service for periods of up to two weeks duration. There is an expectation, as part of this position, that Physicians by mutual agreement will be available to take a Rural Clinic (if required) within the Southern District Health Board district. Hours of work (full-time FTE) are expected to average 40 hours / week plus three hours / week for out of hour’s duties (over the duration of a roster) including time spent on duty during weekends. An annual job size exercise can be requested. Service provision will include equal participation in the after hour roster for weeknights and weekends.

Additionally you will take part in the general cardiology roster covering acute cardiology/CCU, and in-hospital consultations. You will also provide outpatient clinics both on-site and off-site at regional and rural hospitals, supervision and reporting of diagnostic services (exercise stress testing, Holter monitors, ambulatory blood pressure monitors etc,) and triaging of echocardiography laboratory requests. Implicit is the teaching and training of medical students, house officers and registrars.

About the service

You will be joining a team of eight other Cardiologists providing a full cardiology service to the patients of the DHB with the exception of EP studies and heart transplantation.

Our Cardiology Department at Dunedin Hospital is situated in a city centre and serves a large geographical catchment area. The hospital has 350 inpatient beds and serves as a teaching and training institution of the University of Otago and has all major specialties. Dunedin provides tertiary level care in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery and the region is well served by an excellent helicopter retrieval service.

We have strong links with the Dunedin School of Medicine, the University of Otago, and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Surgeons Integrated Training Program site.

About you

Appointed specialists will possess the FRACP or an equivalent qualification allowing a vocational registration with the NZ Medical Council. The Southern DHB recruitment team are able to provide support in applying for registration. Applications from overseas Physicians are welcome and a start date will be negotiated with registration and immigration requirements taken into consideration.

About Dunedin

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and vibrancy due to being a University town. If you’re considering a move down South feel free to come and talk to us about the job, the good schools, the University of Otago, and the recreational potential which Dunedin and its surrounds possess.

We will be screening applications before the closing date to ensure we can start interviewing once the role closes on Friday, 8 July 2022 but this may be closed earlier.

For further information or for a job Description, please contact Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, phone +64 3 470 9604 or email:Agatha.chen@southerndhb.govt.nz

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

Covid vaccination requirements

Following the update toCOVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. If you have already been fully vaccinated you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Interventional-Cardiologist-Coronary-Structural-Heart-Interventionist/777321910/

Applications closing date: Friday, 8 July 2022.

Interventional Cardiologist – Northland DHB, Whangarei New Zealand

Position : Interventional Cardiologist

  • Permanent, full-time Consultant role (1 FTE)
  • Whangārei, New Zealand
  • Join a growing team and service

 

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

We are seeking an Interventional Cardiologist to deliver clinical care across Cardiology services in the Cath lab and in outpatient clinics. This position will join one of three interventional cardiologists in Northland DHB providing a thorough and comprehensive cardiology service. The service provides diagnostic imaging modalities; Cardiac MRI, CTCA & 3D echo. Pacing is not currently provided however we would be very open to hear from those with this type of experience.

Whangārei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services across the region and supported by three rural hospitals in Dargaville, Kaitaia and the Bay of Islands. Whilst this position is pre-dominantly based in Whangārei, the successful candidate will also work in rural areas from outpatient clinics as needed. Currently there is no on-call commitment, however as we are a growing service there is a possibility of this changing over time.

As an Interventional Cardiologist you will join a small but close-knit team dedicated to their patients. You will bring your specialist experience and embrace the challenges involved in developing the service to its maximum potential. You will be a motivated team player that is patient focused. You will play a key part in the development of the service in order to improve access to cardiac care for a region that has historically been undeserved.

To be considered, you must have or be eligible for vocational registration in an Internal Medicine scope of practice with the Medical Council of NZ and have completed interventional cardiology training. Advanced cardiology training would be ideal and those with pacing skills would be advantageous to the growth of the service.

For more information about the MCNZ registration process, please visit www.mcnz.org.nz

We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei. Northland District Health Board is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service and can assist you to obtain an appropriate visa.

To submit your application, please apply via the online application portal below ensuring to submit an up-to-date CV and cover letter. For assistance with the application process or if you have any queries, please contact SMO.Jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz  referencing vacancy number: MD22-012

Apply now at this link

Cardiologist, Interventional & Non-Interventional – Hervey Bay or Bundaberg, QLD

Position: Cardiologist – Interventional & Non-Interventional

Location: Hervey Bay OR Bundaberg, QLD

 Do your life’s best work!

GenesisCare Queensland has exciting opportunities for Non-Interventional & Interventional Cardiologist’s to join our Wide Bay Centres and be a driving force in the delivery of Cardiology treatment with options to join either our Hervey Bay or Bundaberg practices.

The purpose of these positions is to provide specialist Cardiology skills and care to a broad spectrum of patients with Cardiology ailments.  To participate/contribute to the collegial team in aspects of research and clinical practice.  The Cardiologist will have responsibility for the care of general Cardiology private and public patients, inpatients and outpatients.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide comprehensive cardiology consulting and procedures across the broad range of cardiology investigations including
    • Non-Interventional: Exercise Stress Tests, ECG’s, Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Transthoracic, Trans-oesophageal and Dobutamine Stress Echocardiograms
    • Interventional: Angiogram, Angioplasty and Stenting, Cardioversion, Trans Oesophageal Echocardiogram.

Who you are:

  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority.
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australia College of Physicians including subspecialty training and recognition in Cardiology.
  • Eligible for a Medicare Provider Number for the provision of specialist services

What’s in it for you:

  • Enjoy a sea-change and live in a beautiful coastal community. Both areas have fabulous beaches with coastal living, are family friendly with quality schools. Ideal for a doctor with a young family with lots of outdoor activities or equally appealing to a more senior doctor looking for the ideal retirement location where fine dining is in abundance.
  • Reward for effort pay structure, with uncapped earning potential
  • Work in a group of practices with nationally and internationally recognised clinical leaders
  • Opportunity to develop sub-specialty interests and expertise by virtue of a true group practice model
  • An organisation that lives and breathe their key values

Who we are:

We are 6000+ highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K., Spain, China and the United States, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer, heart disease and sleep disease.

Global care 

Across the world, we have more than 580+ centres to help us bring the right care to our patients. Every year our team sees more than 1.4 million patients globally across our Oncology, Cardiology & Sleep Medicine Centres.

People centricity is at the heart of what we do whether that person is a patient, a referring doctor, a partner or someone in our team. We aim to build culture of ‘care’ that is patient focused and performance driven. Our people promise is “do your life’s best work, by always growing, having a profound human impact and making great things happen together.” If you’d like to make a difference, join us at GenesisCare.

Covid 19 Vaccination Requirement

In line with the Public Health Order, all GenesisCare employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. To be eligible for consideration to perform work for GenesisCare, all recruits must provide evidence against COVID-19 and comply with the requirements of the Public Health Order prior to appointment.

To apply: Please forward your expression of Interest and CV to Leanne Stack at leanne.stack@genesiscare.com

Specialist Cardiologist – North Brisbane, QLD

Position: Specialist Cardiologist

Employment Status: Permanent Part time or Full time position

Location: North Brisbane

Position Summary: Applications are invited from qualified cardiologists to join a busy and highly successful Cardiology practice in North Brisbane.

Spread across North West Hospital/ St Vincent Northside/ Caboolture Private with busy referral patterns from regional sites our practice is keen to continue growing and invites interest from competent and enthusiastic cardiologists to join us.  There is ample support from our administrative and technical teams to quickly build up a rewarding practice with us.

We are seeking Cardiologists who specialise in General Cardiology, Heart Failure/ Electrophysiology and Pacing / Cardiac Imaging to join us.  There will be opportunity to practice across any of our sites. We offer onsite cardiac testing at each of our locations (including echo, stress echo and Holter monitoring), and have an expanding network of referring GPs ensuring a steady flow of new patients.

Our goal is to provide world-class care using state-of-the-art facilities for both cardiac investigation and treatment. High level interpersonal and communication skills and a track record of working harmoniously and collaboratively in a team environment are essential prerequisites for this role.

You will join a group of cardiologists in this busy and thriving practice. You will benefit from an established referral network with an immediate referral base. Working within an established practice presents a genuine opportunity for you to enjoy a rewarding career with long-term prospects and excellent financial remuneration.

Flexible hours are offered to support your lifestyle and public hospital or research commitments. The structure of your appointment will be agreed by negotiation.

Remuneration: This will be attractive and the cardiologist will keep a generous percentage of billings. A pathway to equity can be negotiated after 2 years.

Qualifications: Applicants must be registered as a Medical Practitioner with the AHPRA and must hold FRACP including advanced training and specialist recognition as a cardiologist.

Please forward your expression of Interest and CV to Michelle Moseley at michelle@northwest-cardiology.com.au

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