Position: Fellow (Echocardiography)
Location: Southport
Remuneration: $160,444 – $176,802 per annum

The Role 
An opportunity has become available for a Fellow (Echocardiography) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will 

  • Provide appropriate evidenced based clinical care in the specialty of cardiology and echocardiography for both inpatients and outpatients
  • Provide support for rapid cardiology clinic
  • Perform and report transoesophageal echocardiogram under supervision
  • Perform and report transthoracic echocardiogram under supervision
  • Supervise the day to day running of the stress echocardiogram service and report stress echocardiogram (Exercise and Dobutamine under supervision)

About you 
To be successful in this position you will require:

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or recognised equivalent qualification
  • Eligibility for registration in Australia as a specialist in Cardiology
  • Competency and recognised training in Cardiology and Cardiac catheterisation including successful completion of an Advanced training in Cardiology at a recognised centre
  • Familiarity in acute coronary intervention and participation in an established primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) program
  • Training and experience in cardiac catheterisation as per Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) guidelines
  • Completion of the IELTS examination and achieving a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (for overseas applicants)
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against – Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis and Hepatitis B
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed
  • Criminal History Screening will be required for new employees (GCH will cover cost)


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Temporary full time (up to 12 months, with possibility of extension)
  • Base salary ranging from $160 444 – $176 802 per annum

About Us 
The Cardiac Services at the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service includes a 20 bed cardiology ward, 6 bed Cardiac Care Unit and 3 Cardiac Catheter Suites with one being an Electrophysiology Laboratory and the other 2 being Coronary and Structural Laboratories.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals – Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply
Click APPLY to submit your application by Monday, 1 July 2024

Gold Coast Health is committed to providing an accessible, inclusive work environment. Please contact the nominated person if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout this recruitment process. 

Enquiries: Dr Ian Agahari on (07) 5687 4939
Job Ad Reference: GC562760
Application Details:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GC562760

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.