Cardiology Heart Failure Fellow

Job posted: 30/04/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 51213

Reference: 51213

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

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 are world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.  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.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Cardiology Heart Failure Fellow to join our Cardiology Department for a 12-month Fellowship position from February 2025.

About the department:

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.

Details of position/position requirements:

  • Provide heart failure patient assessment, consultation and management for inpatients and outpatients across Austin Health.
  • Develop competence in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).
  • Understand and apply the indications for device therapy in heart failure (pacemakers and ICDs).
  • Review and participate in the management of patients with cardiogenic shock.
  • Understand the role of intra-aortic balloon pumps and mechanical circulatory supports.
  • Assist (where applicable) in invasive diagnostic procedures including right heart studies and endomyocardial biopsies.
  • Telehealth advice and support to Austin Health nurse practitioners, general practitioners and community nurses with the overall aim of managing heart failure patients at home rather than hospital where appropriate.

To be successful in this role you must have completed core training in Cardiology.

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:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • 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 and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Four weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options 
  • Paid conference and exam 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.

Application instructions:

Please click ‘Apply Now’ and you will be directed to sign in or register through the Austin Health Careers Site. 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.  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)
  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)
  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)

Austin Health is implementing a new recruitment system, launching on Monday, 27th May 2024.

For the best user experience please hold off on submitting your application until the new job board goes live on 27 May. You will not be disadvantaged if you do apply now, however you will need to transition to our new job board by re submitting your application in Success Factors.

Cardiology Heart Failure Fellow

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Heather Bussolaro - (03) 9496 3002 - (__) ____ ____

Cardiology Heart Failure Fellow