Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist 

Queensland (AU)
12 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist 
(Cardiologist - Electrophysiology and Pacing)

Salary: Remuneration package of up to $427,223 p.a. comprising salary range of $171,044 - $216,865 p.a. (L18-L27) (Permanent full time), recreational leave loading (17.5%), employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, regional and rural attraction allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development assistance (allowances and leave), and inaccessibility allowance (if applicable). Level of appointment is dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.

About the Townsville Hospital and Health Service 

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service provides complex, high level services across a wide range of specialities making it the only facility in Queensland to offer all of these services within the one hospital to our patients. We strive to deliver excellence in healthcare by adapting a `person centred' approach to care across our patient’s lifespan. Additionally we are the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland that offers you the right blend of professional enhancement and fulfilling work coupled with a relaxed lifestyle in the tropics.

About the role

Cardiac Services at the Townsville Hospital are looking for an Electrophysiologist to join the team.  Electrophysiology services provided at the Townville Hospital include implantation of more than 200 devices annually, including permanent pacemakers, AICD, biventricular devices, subcutaneous ICDs, leadless pacemakers and loop recorders.  Ablation of complex rhythm disorders including atrial fibrillation (RF and cryoablation), ischemic ventricular tachycardia, idiopathic VT are performed on a regular basis in addition to ablation of supraventricular tachycardias. 

The successful candidate will join a team of 8.2 FTE Cardiologists, including another electrophysiologist, in providing EP and General Cardiology services at the Townsville Hospital and to outreach services conducted at various sites across North and North West Queensland. The position is well supported by Cardiac Scientists, Junior Medical Staff and Cardiac surgeons.

What’s on Offer? 

We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees and encourage professional development. To attract and retain a workforce who also strive to excel we offer a generous remuneration package and employment benefits which includes salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Why make the move? Discover Townsville

Townsville is the largest urban centre north of the Sunshine Coast, yet offers a relaxed tropical and coastal lifestyle as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Rainforest and the Outback. 

To apply or for more information visit Smart Jobs and Careers (Ref: TV272989), applications close 8 May 2018. 
Become part of a team that strives to deliver excellence in healthcare!