Echocardiographer – Launceston, TAS

Position Title: Echocardiographer 

Salary details: Flexible depending on experience

Permanent/Temporary: Permanent position

Location: Launceston General Hospital, Tasmania

Position Summary

Your New Company
Launceston General Hospital is a 300-bed public hospital that provides acute care facilities for residents of Launceston and Northern Tasmania.  Due to a retirement, they are currently looking for an experienced Echocardiographer to join their dynamic Cardiology department.

Your new role
This role plays a key part in the Cardiology Department which provides transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography, cardiac catheterisation and angioplasty service plus permanent pacemaker implant and follow up clinics.  This varied role would see you performing echocardiograms, assisting in the laboratory, reviewing and completing echocardiogram reports, liaising with other departments and providing a high level of supporting to patients.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will be an experienced Echocardiographer, either registered or with eligibility to register for the Australian Sonographer Accreditation Board.  With a minimum of one year’s experience working in a similar role, you will have excellent attention to detail, a care focused approach and strong communication skills.  You will be passionate about your work, and will be dedicated to continuing to advance your skills in a supportive team environment.

What you’ll get in return
This role offers the unique opportunity to advance your career while working in one of Australia’s most beautiful regions, allowing you the chance to experience the incredible Tasmanian lifestyle.  In addition, you’ll receive flexibility around hours, a supportive team environment, the potential to work 0.4 in a private practice and the opportunity for future research.

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this position, then click ‘apply now’ or for more information and a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact  James Ower on 03 6333 9400 or email james.ower@hays.com.au.

Interventional Cardiologist – Darwin, NT

Position Title: Interventional Cardiologist – Full time (Public 0.5FTE and Private 0.5FTE)  

Salary details: Specialist/Senior Specialist – Remuneration dependent on skills and experience

Permanent/Temporary: Contract up to 5 years with option to renew

Location: Co-located Royal Darwin Hospital and Darwin Private Hospital, Northern Territory

Position Summary

If you are interested in an exciting job with a broad range of clinical experiences, an opportunity to make a difference and the chance to enjoy a tropical lifestyle, then there is now a unique opportunity to join the Cardiology Team in the Northern Territory.

Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) is a 345-bed tertiary Hospital which is designated as the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre and a teaching Hospital affiliated with Flinders University.  The catchment area is vast, and includes urban communities, regional hospitals and remote Aboriginal communities.  The hospital services a population of at least 140,000 with patients also being transferred from Northern Western Australia and Timor.

The Cardiology Department at RDH is a vibrant and growing department.  There is a high percentage of cardiovascular and rheumatic heart disease in the young and diverse population which contributes to a varied, interesting and satisfying work environment.  The workforce currently includes 5 Cardiologists, 4 Registrars (2 Advanced Trainees and 2 Basic Physician Trainees) and 3 Resident Medical Officers supported by 4 dedicated Senior Cardiac Nurse Co-ordinators.

These positions provide the opportunity to join NT Cardiac Pty Ltd, a well-established private cardiology practice conveniently located next door to RDH at the 100-bed Darwin Private Hospital (DPH). NT Cardiac is contracted to the NT Government to provide cardiac diagnostic services including Echocardiography, Diagnostic Coronary Angiography / Angioplasty and Electrophysiology Services to public patients in the Northern Territory. This combined Public and Private Practice arrangement has been considered unique and has provided a high standard of care for both the public and private sectors. NT Cardiac has established a Cardiac Angiography Lab and a “Chest Pain Assessment Clinic” which has a full range of non-invasive cardiac investigations including a dedicated Toshiba Aquillion ONE (320 Slice) for CT Coronary Angiograms.

Successful candidates would be expected to participate in a regular on call roster and ward rounds, student and junior doctor education, clinics at regional hospitals (Alice Springs, Katherine, Gove and Tennant Creek) and Outreach Cardiology clinics at remote Aboriginal communities.

Applicants must be eligible for registration with AHPRA (Medical Board of Australia) together with a Cardiology accredited Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or equivalent specialist overseas qualifications.

Further details available here.

Contacts:

Dr Marcus Ilton
Cardiologist and Director of Cardiology, Royal Darwin Hospital
Director, NT Cardiac Pty Ltd
Phone: 08 8922 8888 
Mobile: +61 407 973 058
E-mail: marcus.ilton@nt.gov.au or marcus.ilton@gmail.com

Assoc. Prof Nadarajah Kangaharan   
Cardiologist and Medical Director, Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital
Director, NT Cardiac Pty Ltd
Phone: 08 8922 8888 
Mobile: +61 421 549 076
E-mail: nadarajah.kangaharan@nt.gov.au  or kanganada@gmail.com  

Please forward your Expression of Interest and CV to: recruitment@ntcardiac.com.

Cardiologist – Gippsland, VIC

Position Title: Cardiologist

Locations: Gippsland region

Position Summary

Wanted Cardiologist for our treadmill Stress Echo testing service at one of our rural clinics in a beautiful Gippsland region. This would be an ideal opportunity for a new cardiologist starting out and transthoracic reporting can also be included.  The stress echo service runs on a monthly basis with flexible days including Saturday mornings.

If you are interested and  would like more information please email: echocardiographyservices@gmail.com or call: 03 9431 0545.

Cardiac Sonographer – Cairns, QLD

Position Title: Cardiac Sonographer

Employment Status: This position is currently 2 days a week with potential to increase days in the future

Locations: Northern Heart Specialists – Cairns

Position Summary

Northern Heart Specialists are local Cardiologists who are passionate about providing contemporary cardiac care to patients in North Queensland. We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Cardiac Sonographer to join our growing practice.

The ideal candidate will need to be an experienced professional preferably with a current Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registration number.

The successful candidate will require excellent caring and interpersonal skills along with the ability to communicate clearly and frequently with our team to ensure the highest level of care for our patients. Competitive remuneration will be offered.

Please forward your resume to manager@northernheartspecialists.com.au 



Heart Failure Fellowship for 2020 – Adelaide, SA

Position Title: Heart Failure Fellowship

Employment Status: Temp P/T (22.8 hrs p/wk, up to 31/1/2021) – MDP2

Locations: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre

Indicative Total Remuneration: $94,749 – $154,146 (pro rata)

Position Summary

The Heart Failure/Echocardiography Fellowship is a research, teaching and clinical training position within the Cardiology Department at 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. The 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. FMC has earned an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence. The hospital is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and the Flinders Private Hospital.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or an equivalent qualification, you will be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. You will have documented experience in providing echocardiographic services including transthoracic echo, consistent with CSANZ criteria for Advanced Trainees. Along with clinical and basic research experience, you will have proven clinical skills to enable work in General Cardiology and Coronary Care.

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: 693774

Further details can be found here: http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Advertising opens 17/7/19 and closes 16/8/19.

Electrophysiology and Pacing Fellowship for 2020 – Adelaide, SA

Position Title: Electrophysiology and Pacing Fellowship

Employment Status: Temp P/T (22.8 hrs p/wk, up to 31/1/2021) – MDP2

Locations: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre

Indicative Total Remuneration: $94,749 – $154,146 (pro rata)

Position Summary

Working within the Cardiac Services at Flinders Medical Centre, you will contribute to the provision of high quality professional medical care in a training capacity. You will train in all aspects of invasive and non-invasive cardiac electrophysiology ablation, device implantations and follow-up, as well as being involved in clinical research projects and audit and research activities. The electrophysiology investigations performed are: the full range of catheter ablation for supraventricular and ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation; pacing, biventricular pacing and ICD implantation; and CARTO and Velocity electro-anatomical mapping systems used for complex ablation. You will also conduct supervised Cardiology Outpatient clinics and provide timely communication to General Practitioners and other referring physicians. The Flinders Medical Centre has earned an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence. The hospital is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and the Flinders Private Hospital.

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 also have accreditation with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, demonstrating FRACP or completion of at least three years of advanced training in Cardiology. Committed to providing a quality service to patients and their families, you will bring the ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. High level skills in problem solving and decision making, along with good teaching skills, will hold you in good stead for this role.

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: 693771

Further details can be found here: http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Advertising opens 17/7/19 and closes 16/8/19.

Electrophysiology PhD Fellowship for 2020 – Adelaide, SA

Position Title: Electrophysiology PhD Fellowship

Employment Status: Temp P/T (3.8 hrs p/wk, up to 31/1/2021) – MDP2

Locations: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre

Indicative Total Remuneration: $94,749 – $154,146 (pro rata)

Position Summary

Undertaking clinical and basic research in Electrophysiology, you will be offered a concurrent higher degree research degree position (e.g. PhD) position at Flinders University to be supervised by academic staff members in the Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology. The Department has an active research program, with a range of projects available including large animal electrophysiological studies, as well as human clinical research studies in cardiac electrophysiology. You will train in all aspects of the conduct of basic and clinical research projects in cardiac electrophysiology, invasive and non-invasive cardiac electrophysiology ablation, and all aspects of device implantations and follow-up. As part of your role, you will assist with supervising and teaching medical students, postgraduate internal medicine trainees and other staff as specified by the head of the Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology. The Flinders Medical Centre has earned an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence. The hospital is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and the Flinders Private Hospital.

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 and be enrolled in a PhD with Flinders University. You will have FRACP or completion of at least three years of advanced training in Cardiology, demonstrating clinical experience and competence in the practice of medicine. High level skills in problem solving and decision making will be essential, along with the ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary clinical and academic team.

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: 693773

Further details can be found here: http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Advertising opens 17/7/19 and closes 16/8/19.

Echocardiography Fellowship for 2020 – Adelaide, SA

Position Title: Echocardiography Fellowship

Employment Status: Temp P/T (30.4 hrs p/wk, up to 31/1/2021) – MDP2

Locations: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre

Indicative Total Remuneration: $94,749 – $154,146 (pro rata)

Position Summary

You will provide comprehensive cardiac care to patients of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN), including Transthoracic Echocardiography, Stress Echocardiography, and Transoesophageal Echocardiography. As part of your role, you will provide clinical services and undertake ward rounds for inpatients, attend to outpatient clinics, and participate in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

You will also perform relevant administrative tasks, research projects and be involved in professional and community service activities. In addition to services in the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, you may provide outreach services to country South Australia and the Northern Territory. The Southern Adelaide Local Health Network provides care for around 341,000 people living in the Southern Metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those regional areas. More than 7,000 skilled staff provides high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services. 

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or an equivalent qualification, you will be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. You will have documented experience in providing echocardiographic services including transthoracic echo consistent with the CSANZ criteria for Advanced Trainees. Along with proven experience in cardiovascular medicine and teaching in public hospitals, you will bring the ability to work as a member of a team and an interest in undertaking clinical research.

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: 693767

Further details found here: http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Advertising opens 5/7/19 and closes 2/8/19.

CMR Fellowship for 2020 – Adelaide, SA

Position Title: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) Fellowship

Employment Status: Temp P/T (11.4 hrs p/wk, up to 31/1/2021) – MDP2

Locations: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre

Indicative Total Remuneration: $94,749 – $154,146 (pro rata)

Position Summary

You will provide comprehensive Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) imaging services across the Southern Adelaide region. This will encompass congenital imaging, stress imaging, and cardiomyopathy imaging. Undertaking timely documentation of the assessment, management and treatment of patients in the patient’s medical record, you will ensure timely communication (written and verbal) with other health care professionals such as GPs. You will also be responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, administrative tasks, research projects, and being involved in professional and community services activities. In addition to services in the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, you may provide outreach services to country South Australia and the Northern Territory. The Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) provides care for around 341,000 people living in the Southern Metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those regional areas. More than 7,000 skilled staff provides high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services. 

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 proven experience in Cardiovascular Medicine and teaching in public hospitals, you will be skilled in performing all cardiac investigations including ECG reporting, echocardiography reporting and Holter monitor reporting. Committed to working as a member of a team and with the ability to liaise in a consultative manner, you will possess excellent communication and interpersonal 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 693699

Further details can be found here: http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Advertising opens 5/7/19 and closes 19/7/19.

Advanced Trainees for 2020 – Adelaide, SA

Position Title: Advanced Trainee

Employment Status: Multiple positions, Temp F/T (up to 31/1/2021) – MDP2

Locations: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre and Royal Darwin Hospital

Indicative Total Remuneration: $94,749 – $154,146

Position Summary

Working as part of a multidisciplinary academic and clinical team, you will provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to patients of Flinders Medical Centre. This will be achieved both in terms of individual performance and by contributing to a multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care. Under the direction of the Head of Training, Department of Cardiology, you will provide appropriate clinical care to patients and assist with coordinating follow-up care. You will maintain comprehensive clinical records which document significant patient management decisions, and ensure effective communication with other care providers to promote continuity of patient care.

As part of your role, you will have an active involvement in teaching medical students and junior medical staff as well as contributing to the conduct of research and audit within the Department of Cardiology. This training position will encompass rotation throughout the Flinders Medical Centre and the Royal Darwin Hospital. The Flinders Medical Centre has earned an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence. The hospital is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and the Flinders Private Hospital.

You will need to 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 prior clinical experience and competence in the practice of medicine, you will bring the ability to work as a member of a team and supervise more junior medical staff. Along with a strong commitment to providing a quality service to patients and their families, you will be willing to participate in continuing medical education activities.

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: 693689

Further details can be found here: http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/

Advertising opens 17/7/19 and closes 16/8/19.