Position: Staff Specialist – Cardiology (Electrophysiology) – Canberra, ACT

The Position

We are currently looking for multiple full time Cardiology Staff Specialists (Electrophysiology) to join the dynamic team at Canberra Hospital. The Department of Cardiology is a well-established service with 14 consultant medical staff positions, four Accredited Cardiology Advanced Trainees, and two Unaccredited Cardiology Advanced Trainees, in addition to Basic Physician Trainees and other Junior Medial Officers. They work as part of a large multidisciplinary team including specialist nursing staff, cardiac physiologists, cardiac sonographers, administrative staff, and the cardiac rehabilitation team.

The Health Service
Canberra Health Services (CHS) delivers tertiary cardiology and cardiac intervention services to an estimated 620,000 individuals living in the ACT and surrounding Southern NSW Local Health Districts. Consumers accessing Cardiology in Building 5 include adults of all ages, acuity, frailty, and disability, who may present for diagnosis and treatment for a range of acute and chronic cardiac conditions.

Construction is underway for a state-of-the-art Heart Care Centre, incorporating Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery services in the Acute Cardiac Care Unit (ACCU) and Interventional Cardiology Laboratory (ICL) as part of the Canberra Hospital Expansion Project (scheduled for completion in 2024).

The Location
Centred within the cultural hub of Australia, Canberra is based in the Australian Capital Territory and is the perfect place to build a new life or raise a family. Canberra hosts an array of sport and recreational activities, with accessible outdoor and natural spaces all within a smaller city filled with leaders, educators. Canberra is also a great access point to exploring the rest of Australia, with major cities like Sydney and Melbourne just a short flight away.

Essential Criteria

  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in Cardiology or an equivalent higher specialist qualification.
  • Fellowship in Electrophysiology with adequate experience in managing routine and complex electrophysiology procedures.
  • Extensive clinical experience in the practice of General Cardiology and Electrophysiology to manage the varied caseloads and case mix, and to practice evidence-based person-centred care, along with a demonstrated commitment to the maintenance and further development of these skills.

The Package

  • Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a tertiary hospital.
  • Salary Packaging with many options that provide full fringe benefits tax concessions.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • 5% Superannuation.
  • VISA/Sponsorship for eligible candidates.
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses subject to the hiring managers approval.

About Skilled Medical
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For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Jonathan Gregory
Contact: Jonathan Gregory
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