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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist, Non-Interventional Cardiologist

If you are passionate about community engagement and delivering outstanding healthcare then this is the role for you

  • Join a state-of-the-art accredited Hospital
  • Experience this affordable and diverse location
  • Competitive salary package
The Position
You will work as a Non Invasive Cardiologist with experience in General Medicine at a leading hospital in the central Queensland region that offers a wide range of medical and allied health services. The team is currently staffed with 3.2 Cardiologists, 5 Principal House Officers (including 1 x Advanced Trainee), 3 Junior House Officers and 2 interns and provides cardiology services to a local population of 190,000.  There is opportunity to get involved in the education of Medical Staff and Students, Allied Health, interested Community Groups and Nursing Staff. The department is accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) for cardiology advanced training status. New services implemented in late 2013 include a Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and an MRI scanner. A wide range of cardiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are provided including Echo, TOE with 3D capacity, stress echo, Dobutomine, CTCA, Cardiac MRI, coronary intervention and pacing device implantation.

The Hospital
You will a state-of-the-art facility comprised of an emergency department, outpatients department, birth suites and special care nursery, intensive care unit and coronary care unit, day surgery and operating theatre suite, inpatient surgical and medical wards, renal support services, day oncology, dental, allied health and mental health facilities. 

The Health Service provides an integrated approach to service delivery across acute, primary health and other community-based services including aged care assessment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) programs. Primary Health services within the HHS cover a range of program areas including Integrated Mental Health; Integrated Oral Health; Home and Community Care; Mobile Women’s Health; Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs; Sexual Health; Aged Care Assessment Team; and Breast Screen.

The Location
This stunning region is renowned for beautiful beaches, hinterlands and mountains. The spectacular natural attractions together with the friendly residents and relaxed atmosphere will leave you wondering why you didn’t consider making this your home sooner. You will enjoy the benefits of the tropical climate, where summers are hot and the rest of the year is sunny, crisp and clear. With the Great Barrier Reef on your doorstep, you will have plenty to explore on your weekends and during your annual leave. 

Housing is affordable with lots of options to choose from. You can rent a stylish 2 bedroom apartment from as little as $250 per week, or purchase a breath-taking waterfront home from $450,000. The city has an abundant range of services and facilities. You will enjoy an enviable lifestyle without the pressures and hustle and bustle of a big city, in a community offering you the luxury of being able to get to know your neighbours. There are parks, walking trails and a range of activities to ensure that you are integrated into the community. 

Education services include two universities, three state high schools and over 20 primary schools to choose from. All denominations and private schools are catered for so that you can choose the best option for your family. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or equivalent (or be close to obtaining your fellowship) and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. You must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options. 

If you are looking for great work/life balance with shorter commutes to and from work, register your interest today.

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