• Work Type: Permanent
  • Location: Launceston
  • Job ID #: 1697

The position

We are seeking a cardiologist who has completed a fellowship in echocardiography.  Advanced expertise in transthoracic echo is essential. Skills in stress echo, contrast and 3D echo are important requirements.   Expertise in paediatric echo, congenital echo or other imaging modalities, such as cardiac CT and CMR, would be highly valued. Training or experience in a second clinical field that complements our services would also be welcome. 

The candidate must have a focus on quality diagnostics and consulting, engage in our educational and quality control activities and be amenable to further professional development. They must be enthusiastic, self-directed and motivated to support the continued development of community-focused services. High level interpersonal and communication skills and a track record of working harmoniously and collaboratively in a team environment are essential prerequisites for this role.

 

The organisation

Established 7 years ago, Charles Clinic Heart Care includes 3 full-time cardiologists with post-FRACP training in imaging, cardiac devices, and heart failure. We have also recently established Charles Clinic Healthy Living from which we provide cardiac rehabilitation and Healthy Heart (risk prevention) programs. 

Our staff includes 8 cardiac sonographers (all Queensland University of Technology trained) and 2 exercise physiologists/cardiac scientists, within a team of over 30. We have a reputation for high quality cardiac consulting, service innovation, and state of the art equipment. We have access to a new coronary angiography suite at Calvary St Vincent’s Hospital and a new 320 slice CT scanner and regular CMR service at Regional Imaging, Launceston.  We are collaborating with Calvary St Vincent’s Hospital to develop a private Coronary Care Unit. Our services include an extensive, nationally recognized, regional outreach service to the North West and North East regions of Tasmania.  Our work environment is outstandingly harmonious and supportive. Our purpose built rooms provide a contemporary and professional working environment, with facilities for teleconferencing/ telemedicine and leading practice software integration and data management. 

The successful applicant will join a passionate, dynamic and professional team who are committed to improving the cardiac health outcomes of the community.  

What’s on offer?

Remuneration for this position will be based on the successful applicant’s skills and expertise.

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