Position Details
Reference Number 33796
Position Title Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification National Employment Standard - Fellow
Salary 0.00 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 38
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.

Austin Health employs near 9,000 staff across it's sites; including over 1,600 doctors & 3,000 nurses, and deliversd a full range of leading edge clinical services, including serveral state-wide services (liver transplant, spinal cord injury service, respiratory support service, child inpatient mental health service).

An exciting opportunity currently exists in the Cardiology Department  for a  12 Month Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship commencing 1st February 2021.

The Cardiology Department is responsible for the provision of an extensive range of cardiac services to inpatients and outpatients including general cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure service, echocardiography, cardiac catheterisation, interventional procedures and non-invasive diagnostic procedures.

  • Applicants must have completed core training in cardiology.
  • Duties include performing electrophysiology (EP) laboratory procedures, attending the arrhythmia outpatient clinic and involvement in research activities.
  • The Austin EP unit is a busy tertiary referral unit and has a large workload in the area of catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia. This includes complex EP procedures with high-density 3-D mapping systems. We perform a large number of device implantations including permanent pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation therapy devices and other novel device therapies. 
  • The successful applicant will undergo training in the area of clinical electrophysiology in the EP laboratory, participate in ward EP consultations and attend the arrhythmia outpatient clinic. Further participation includes clinical unit meetings, teaching seminars, and the cardiac genetics meeting.
  • The Austin EP unit has research interests in the areas of atrial fibrillation, stroke in atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death.  Participation in research activities is expected.
  • Applications for a clinical EP fellowship in combination with a research EP fellowship leading to a higher  degree will be viewed favourably.  To achieve these training goals, the fellowship position could be extended for a further two to three years.
  • Applicants are encouraged to register your interest with the department early, prior to the closing date.

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.

Application Instructions:

Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Employment History Datasheet (upload as Selection Criteria Response)
Contact Person Cathy SCHOLES
Contact Number (03) 9496 3034
Contact Email cathy.scholes@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Heather Bussolaro
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 3002
Alternate Contact Email heather.bussolaro@austin.org.au
Closing Date 29/06/2020
Position Description
2021 - Cardiac EP Fellow PD - 20200527.pdf Open
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