15268 - 01ORS

Cardiac Scientist (Cardiac Physiologist)
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 01 April 2020

Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $66,096 - $90,737 plus superannuation
Position No: 15268 - 01ORS
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 March 2020
Contact Officer: Leah Giles on leah.giles@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3731

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley. CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position
Cardiac diagnostic services form an important part of the cardiology service to patients at Canberra Hospital. The Cardiology Department provides a suite of cardiac diagnostic testing, including, CRMD implantation and testing, cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac catheterisation laboratory procedures and non-invasive electrocardiography-based testing.
Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Cardiac Scientist, the Cardiac Scientist (Cardiac Physiologist) is involved in the performance of invasive and non-invasive cardiology diagnostic testing. This involves CRMD implantation and testing, cardiac catheterisation laboratory procedures, exercise stress testing, Holter monitoring and ECG.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent) in Science, Applied Science or equivalent.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months paid work experience, post-qualification, in a related/relevant organisation/service.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.
  • Currently, or willingness to be, a member of Australian Council for clinical Physiologist (ACCP), Professionals in Cardiac Sciences Australia (PiCSA) and/or affiliate member of Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ).
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
Note: You will be required to participate on a 24 hour close on call roster.

How to Apply

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services