Position Details
Reference Number 13999
Position Title Sessional Cardiologist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Division Chief Medical Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Senior Medical Specialists (VMO)
Classification From: HN15 - Specialist Year 01
Classification To: HN59 - Specialist Year 09
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


To provide non-admitted consultative services and echocardiography interpretation/reporting on a sessional basis, including support of cardiac technologists and junior medical staff.


Operate independently and as part of a multidisciplinary teams to provide the best possible care for Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre patients.


- Provision of non-admitted cardiology consultative services

- Interpretation/reporting of transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography scans

- Delivery of safe and high quality person-centred care

- Timely and clear clinical communication and handover

- Prompt clinical and administrative documentation

- Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams

- Effective and appropriate communication with patients, their families and carers

- Advocacy for improvements in health care through involvement in relevant professional bodies and forums

- Inpatient consultative services as required

- On-call services  as required


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Completion of Advanced Cardiology Training with the RACP or recognised overseas equivalent.
Essential: Considerable experience in reporting of transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiograms.
Essential: Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Essential: Familiarity with large/complex acute healthcare services.
Contact Person David Speakman
Contact Number 03 8559 5114
Contact Email david.speakman@petermac.org
Closing Date 20/01/2018
Position Description
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