Cardiac Physiologist - Austin Hospital, Victoria

The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand - Vitória, ES

Reference Number: 37214
Position Title: Cardiac Technologist
Employment Status: Permanent Full Time
Location: Austin Hospital
Department/ Ward /Clinical Area: 5 north cardiac diagnostics
Hours per Week: 40.00

Position Summary
Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

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

We have a full time EP/Pacing/Cath Lab & Echo educators whose job is to assist with education and training for all staff, there are weekly teaching sessions for staff to attend. This is a single Full time position and classification is dependant on the successful applicants experience.
To be successful in this role you must demonstrate an understanding of the principles of cardiac technology and the results generated

Key responsibilities will include:

Independently perform high quality recordings requiring expertise and use appropriate judgement when acting on the findings for Electrocardiograms, Holter Monitors & Event Monitors.
Have experience in Cardiac Catheterisation procedures.
Obtain relevant patient information and communicate with patients effectively and professionally
Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person: Joanne McKenna
Contact Number: (03) 9496 3819
Closing Date: 30/04/2021

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