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Cardiac Physiologist

Date: 23-May-2023

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.

About the Role:

This is a Fixed Term Full Time position to cover Parental Leave for 48 weeks (with the possibility of ongoing employment at the end of the fixed-term period) within the Cardiology department. You will be a highly motivated and experienced individual who is keen to share your knowledge for the advancement of our clinical program and to contribute positively to the departmental culture in a world leading paediatric Cardiology centre. In addition to your primary role, you will be responsible for providing clinical supervision when required (dependant on experience and knowledge), but also be afforded the opportunities for continuing professional development. 


The primary role involves you working in our busy Echocardiography Laboratory undertaking specific duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Performing detailed paediatric cardiac ultrasound examinations
  • Completion of a detailed and accurate preliminary report resulting from the examination
  • The opportunity to assist/conduct 3D cardiac ultrasounds, transoesophageal echocardiography, contrast studies, strain/strain rate imaging
  • Provide hands on training to Cardiac Physiologists new to the field of echocardiography, and also to Cardiology Fellows commencing their fellowship
  • Participate in a variety of research studies


Your skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor of Applied Science or Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in a health science discipline
  • Be registered with the Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR) as an Accredited Medical Sonographer, with current enrolment in a certified CPD program
  • An ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • An understanding of the need to deliver high quality care to our paediatric patients and their families


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Parkville location and close to public transport
  • Discounted on-site car parking


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!



Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 13 June 2023