Austin Health

Job Description

Organization: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 47551

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide. We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

The Cardiology department provides an extensive range of cardiac services to inpatients and outpatients. These services include outpatient consultations, echocardiography, non-invasive testing (ECG, Holter monitoring), coronary angiography and percutaneous intervention for coronary and non-coronary applications (congenital and valvular), electrophysiological testing and ablation and device implantation (pacemaker, ICD). The department provides 24-hour echocardiography and cardiac catheterisation laboratory services for acute myocardial infarction. In-patients are managed predominantly in the 30-bed Cardiac and Thoracic Unit on Ward 5 East. The department has links to the University of Melbourne and a major involvement in teaching, training and research at under-graduate and post-graduate levels for both nursing and medical staff.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Cardiac Physiologist to join our Echo team.

We have a full time Echo educator whose job is to assist with education and training for all staff, there are weekly teaching sessions for staff to attend.

To be successful in this role you must be a fully accredited Echo physiologist.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Communicates information and expectations in a way that builds effective and collaborative working relationships with others
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of principles of cardiac technology and the results generated.
  • Independently perform high quality recordings requiring extensive expertise and use appropriate judgement when acting on the findings for Echocardiogram
  • Assist the Cardiologist with Transoesophageal, Treadmill/Pharmacological stress echocardiograms
  • Continually seeks ways to improve systems and procedures
  • Reflects on practice in line with Austin Health values and applies these when interacting with others

Our benefits

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day. Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, discounted car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Five weeks annual leave.

Inclusion at Austin

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities. We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.

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