Non-Interventional Cardiologist

An exceptional opportunity for a Non-Interventional Cardiologist to join a highly respected public hospital

  • Excellent lifestyle in an attraction coastal location
  • A Public hospital with growing modern facilities
  • Attractive Remuneration Package

The Position
Wavelength is seeking a Non-Interventionalist Cardiologist to join a public hospital in regional QLD. This is an exciting opportunity to provide high level quality clinical services to the department of Cardiac Services.  You will support and encourage the education of medical staff and students, allied health professional, interested community groups and nursing staff. You will utilise your high level of clinical knowledge, proficiency, skills and experience in echocardiography; transoesophageal echo’s; stress echo’s; dobutamines and exercise tests and high level quality of assessment of non-invasive tests and procedures. Permanent Pacemaker Placement skills and follow-up is an advantage.

As a Non-Interventional Cardiologist, you will share the on call for General Cardiology with other Consultants 1-2 nights per week. There will be a rostered weekend on call 1 in 5 weeks (more when other Consultants are on leave). The hours are from Friday 1730pm; Saturday to Sunday from 0800am ward rounds; Monday to Friday – CCU Consultant on call, taking ward rounds for the week with your Junior team. You will be rostered to work 80hrs per fortnight – 10hr shifts per day.
There are approximately 5 cardiac clinics per fortnight (allocated with a Registrar where possible).

The Hospital
This hospital is the main referral facility for the district which serves a population of approximately 182,000 people. The hospital has been redeveloped at a cost of over $400 million, increasing capacity to over 250 beds. It is a digital hospital, equipped with leading technology to assist you in providing the highest level of quality care and comfort to patients. The cardiac services are currently staffed with 3 Interventional Cardiologists including the Clinical Director, 1 EPP/Consultant Cardiologist, Junior team consists of – 5 x REGs (1 x Advanced Trainee) – 5 x JHOs/SHOs – 2 x Interns (with accreditation for 4).

The Location
The hospital is based in a major coastal city in Queensland, nestled between mountainous national parks and the Coral Sea. This stunning region is renowned for beautiful beaches, hinterlands and mountains. You will find affordable housing in both the rental and purchase markets, quality educational facilities and a large array of shops to suit your requirements. Numerous daily flights are available from the local airport, coaches and trains regularly operate to this destination. Your new home is easily accessible via car making it the perfect escape for your capital city dwelling friends and family.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold specialist qualifications in radiology and be eligible for specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. If you are unsure if you meet the criteria, please send a copy of your CV for assessment.

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