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June

Specialist Cardiac Physiologist

GENESISCARE - Hervey Range, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Do your life's best work!

As the Specialist Cardiac Physiologist, you are responsible for performing echocardiographic testing and scanning procedures on patients and some of the key responsibilities are:

  • Performance of cardiology tests and procedures
  • Patient care
  • Teamwork

What you'll do:

Echocardiograms

  • Provide diagnostic echocardiograms for cardiologists and GP referrals.
  • Provide accurate studies for Doctors perusal.
  • Perform these studies complying with the protocol as established within the Practice for all testing, as well as completing all appropriate paperwork.
  • Liaise with both general medical staff and specialist medical staff regarding echo reports of both an urgent and non-urgent basis.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy environment where the echo is to be carried out.
  • Reassure patients and give an explanation of the test to be performed in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Be prepared to provide an out-of-hours echocardiogram, if convenient, only in consultation with the Cardiologist.
  • Keep abreast of Cardiological Ultrasound imaging techniques.
  • Continue education in Echocardiography under the guidance of the Cardiologists
  • Take responsibility for the maintenance, repairs and servicing of echo equipment.
  • Ordering of echo accessories.
  • Training and orientation of new staff as appropriate


ECG's & Exercise Stress Tests

  • Assist with ECG's and Stress Tests for GPs and Cardiologists as required.
  • Update Resuscitation techniques as required.

Other Cardiological Testing

  • Learn how to put on, take off and interpret other cardiological equipment as made available in the Practice at any time.
  • Be prepared to learn to use and interpret new cardiological equipment as introduced into the Practice.

Other Responsibilities

  • Keep statistical records as required
  • Maintain stores of consumables and order as required.
  • Co-ordinate cardiac testing in regard to specific responsibilities for the day, the Cardiologists' clinics, patients' needs and other demands of the Practice.
  • Coordinate testing sessions with other support staff such as Cardiac Physiologists for Stress Testing
  • Participate in educational programmes as required to maintain resuscitation techniques.
  • Keep abreast of all new Industry and testing technology and be prepared to learn new techniques as introduced.

Responsiveness to patients and referrers

  • Be part of a unified multidiscipline team to achieve individualized patients services of the highest quality.
  • Respond to referrers by resolving issues and providing a prompt service in line with expectations
  • Work with colleagues and other administrative staff to achieve efficient and effective workflow through appointment and diary efficiency.
  • Liaise with Cardiologists, hospital Physicians and General Practitioners regarding on invasive testing results.

Who you are:

  • Diploma on Medical Ultrasound or equivalent
  • Ability to operate computer based technology
  • Current holder of an Australian Drivers Licence
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team
  • Ability to be proactive, anticipate needs and action accordingly
  • Attention to detail and pride in delivering consistently accurate and high quality work
  • Ability to organise/prioritise work in and around other people's deadlines and workloads and conflicting priorities
  • Bring a positive, enthusiastic and 'can-do' attitude to work
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships


What's in it for you:

  • Be eligible to access the Regional Incentive Scheme for scans greater than 8 per day
  • Take an active part in GenesisCare's growth globally
  • Internal career development opportunities globally
  • Thriving close-knit culture and communities

Who we are:

We are 5500+ highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K., Spain, China and the United States, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer, heart and sleep disease.

Global care

Across the world, we have more than 440+ centres to help us bring the right care to our patients. For radiation therapy, that includes 14 centres in the UK, 21 in Spain, 36 in Australia and 300 in the U.S. We also offer cardiology and sleep services at more than 80 locations across Australia. Every year our team sees more than 400,000 people globally.

People centricity is at the heart of what we do-whether that person is a patient, a referring doctor, a partner or someone in our team. We aim to build culture of 'care' that is patient focused and performance driven. Our people promise is "do your life's best work, by always growing, having a profound human impact and making great things happen together." If you'd like to make a difference, join us at GenesisCare.