Position Details
Reference Number 159571
Position Title Cardiologist
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $121,222.00 to $143,104.00
Hours Per Fortnight 32
Position Summary
  • Join a knowledgeable team that enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility

Barwon Health’s Geelong Cardiology Practice provides comprehensive cardiology services to patients from across the region. Our facilities include two new Cath labs, providing EP, Pacing and 24/7 STEMI services, a full cardiac diagnostics service is provided including seven Echo rooms.

Geelong Cardiology Practice is committed to delivering personalised, high quality health care to patients in the hospital setting as well as via their Private Consultation clinic, enabling a continuum of care for patients and their families.

About the role 

The Specialist cardiologist is responsible for the provision of high quality, timely specialist care as part of the Cardiology Services within Barwon Health.

Duties of your role include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing leadership and management as a specialist in the cardiology inpatient unit
  • Excellent communication skills and liaising with other medical specialists, Nurse Unit Managers and other health disciplines
  • Teaching and supervising of cardiology registrars, junior doctors and medical students

About the culture

 You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated organisation that takes pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health’s diverse medical unit provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in our specialist areas.

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Desirable: Demonstrated experience in cardiology consultation and non-invasive cardiac imaging, e.g. ECHO, Stress ECHO, Dobutamine Stress ECHO and TOE.
Desirable: Demonstrated sound written and oral communication skills.
Desirable: Demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.
Desirable: Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement.
Desirable: Demonstrated ability to provide excellent quality care in Clinical cardiology.
Essential: Eligible for a Medicare provider number for the provision of specialist services in the Geelong region.
Essential: Appropriate postgraduate qualifications (s) recognised by the relevant Australian College (FRACP Cardiology)
Essential: Australian recognised specialist medical qualification in cardiology (FRACP)
Essential: Eligible for medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia (APHRA)
Contact Person Chin Hiew 
Contact Person Job Title Director of Cardiology 
Contact Number 0403 628 188 
Alternate Contact Person Dennis Baker 
Alternate Contact Number 0431 012 774 
Closing Date 22/09/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.