Positions:  (3) one-year Fellowship positions for 2025. 

Applicants must have completed core training in Cardiology.

Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging Fellowship 

  • Training will include performing and reporting laboratory procedures including TTE, TSE, TOE, cardiac MRI & CT
  • Attending outpatient clinics
  • Research activities
  • Presentation of audits and topics in departmental educational meetings

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 26th May 2024

 Heart Failure Fellowship 

  • Provide heart failure patient assessment, consultation and management for inpatients and outpatients across Austin Health.
  • Develop competence in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).
  • Understand and apply the indications for device therapy in heart failure (pacemakers and ICDs).
  • Review and participate in the management of patients with cardiogenic shock.
  • Understand the role of intra-aortic balloon pumps and mechanical circulatory supports.
  • Assist (where applicable) in invasive diagnostic procedures including right heart studies and endomyocardial biopsies.
  • Telehealth advice and support to Austin Health nurse practitioners, general practitioners and community nurses with the overall aim of managing heart failure patients at home rather than hospital where appropriate.

Closing date for applications is Thursday, 30th May 2024

Interventional Fellowship 

  • Fellows are required to participate in and achieve competence in the following procedures, initially as assistants and then as supervised first operators:
  • Diagnostic coronary angiography (at least 150 cases/year).
  • Diagnostic right and left heart catheterisation (at least 25 cases/year).
  • Elective and emergent coronary angioplasty and stenting (at least 200 cases/year).
  • Insertion of intra aortic balloon pumps (at least 5 cases during fellowship).
  • Fellows are required to assist with percutaneous closure of congenital defects, aortic and mitral valvuloplasty, transcatheter aortic valve replacement and peripheral vascular interventional procedures, but are not expected to achieve independent operator status.

Closing date for applications is Thursday, 30th May 2024

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

For queries please contact:

Heather Bussolaro: (03) 9496 3002 or email: [email protected]