Position: Senior Staff Specialist / Staff Specialist – Non-Invasive Cardiology

This is your opportunity to join a Cardiology unit undergoing major development and expansion of services to become a regional cardiac centre of excellence and major referral hub for Central Queensland region.

Based in Rockhampton, the Cardiology Service adopts a multidisciplinary model in delivering an integrated specialist care across the care continuum. Our Cardiology team provides a range of diagnostic and procedural services for patients with suspected or established cardiac conditions, including Echocardiography, Stress Imaging, Cardiac Computed Tomography, Heart Failure Services, Cardiac Rehabilitation Services, and Chest Pain Assessment Services. In addition, following a significant infrastructure capital injection, the Cardiology Department is presently undertaking construction planning to build a new, state of the art Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory, expand the Cardiac Investigation Unit service, and increase inpatient beds capacity.

As a Non-Invasive Cardiologist, you are expected to provide a high quality, cost efficient and high value care, and evidence-based Cardiology services and patient care within the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Services (CQHHS). You will work in the Coronary Care Unit, Cardiology Ward, Cardiac Investigation Unit, and Outpatient Clinics and will be expected to contribute to the on-call and weekend roster. You will be integral in all stages of Non-Invasive Cardiology service planning and delivery.

About you: 

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) – Specialist Cardiologist (or equivalent).
  • Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging subspecialty training with accreditation in Level 2 Adult Echocardiography as per CSANZ requirements (or equivalent).
  • Evidence of active participation in a Continuing Professional Development Program (CPD).
  • Evidence of current minimum echocardiography volumes demonstrating Level 2 CSANZ competency.
  • Demonstrate clinical and academic research skills and experience.
  • Qualification in Cardiac CT and/or Cardiac MRI is highly desirable.

What we offer: 

Salary information:
Total remuneration value of $514,421 p.a. (L27) is comprised of:

  • A salary between $204,206 – $258,910 p.a.
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

Other benefits include:

  • Excellent clinical exposure to broad and undifferentiated Cardiology problem
  • Professional Development Leave – 3.6 weeks p.a.
  • Professional Development Allowance – $21,500
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance
  • Overtime, recall and on-call allowances
  • Clinical Research opportunities with University of Queensland and/or Central Queensland University
  • Attraction and Retention Incentive Allowance (Granted Private Practice arrangements)
  • Eligibility for Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme 1

Enquiries to:                      Dr Samuel Sidharta (07) 4920 6109
Apply via:                            https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-RK4F570988

Applications close:          Sunday, 8 September 2024