Charles Clinic Heart Care has developed a reputation for comprehensive, personalised and compassionate service. It is the region's largest provider of Echo and Non-invasive diagnostic services. We continue to be one of the most progressive regional Cardiology practices in Australia and are building a national reputation for innovation and service delivery.

Referral Process

We welcome urgent referrals. If you would like a patient to be seen urgently please contact the Clinic on our dedicated Doctor's Direct Llne for an urgent, same day appointment. Our Doctor's Direct Line operates from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday giving the option of direct access to on call cardiologist advice, or direct access to a staff member who may assist you. Please call our practice manager, Jan, who will gladly provide you with the dedicated number.

Unstable patients with chest pain or ECG features of acute ischaemia should be referred directly to your local hospital via ambulance.

Referrals can be submitted via the website by completing the form below, or sent electronically (Healthlink or Argus), or faxed direct to the clinic on 03 6334 2424. All referrals are reviewed and appointments made for the patients based on urgency. If the referral is urgent please advise us via the Doctors Direct Line.

Make a referral

Our referral templates can be made online or are hosted on the Primary Health Tasmania website

Click a button below to make a referral.

Our staff

Current Vacancies

Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer

Job Type: Full Time | Location Launceston and Burnie

Cardiac Sonographer / Echocardiographer

Job Type: Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced full-time cardiac sonographer/echocardiographer to join our team at Charles Clinic Heart Care.

General sonographers considering retraining in cardiac are welcome to apply.

Charles Clinic Heart Care, established in 2010, has rapidly grown to become a nationally recognised centre of excellence offering comprehensive cardiac services to the Tasmanian community.

Our team includes twelve visiting and three full-time cardiologists, several of whom are nationally recognised. We have five qualified echocardiographers and are in the process of recruiting another trainee.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Independently perform high quality echocardiograms and stress echocardiograms. Experience in GLS, CRT, 3-D, and adult congenital echo would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Assist with transoesophageal echo, ECGs, holter monitors.
  • Involvement in regular regional clinics in Northern Tasmania.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • ASAR accreditation in cardiac ultrasound.
  • Considerable clinical experience in echocardiography and cardiac testing.
  • Outstanding diagnostic and analytical skills.
  • High calibre interpersonal skills.
  • Good work ethic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • An ability to analyse Holter would be viewed favourably, but is not essential.
  • Current driver’s licence.

The successful applicant must:

Provide a criminal record check prior to commencement of employment.

Ensure their immunisation status (Hep B, influenza etc.) is up to date prior to commencement.

If you think you would like to work in this progressive, innovative and dynamic team, we would welcome your application.

To obtain a copy of the position description or if you require further information regarding this position, please contact:

Jan Dawkins, Practice Manager: jan.dawkins@charlesheart.care.

Phone: 03-63111 555

Interventional Cardiologist

Job Type: Full Time | Location Launceston & Burnie

Interventional Cardiologist

Job Type: Full Time

Charles Clinic Heart Care is one of Australia’s fastest growing cardiology practices. Situated in Launceston, Tasmania, we are a high-quality service currently employing four full-time and eleven visiting cardiologists. Currently we have 27,000 patients and provide over 30,000 services per year.

We are seeking a pleasant, caring and experienced interventional cardiologist who must be able to work well within our team and possess the judgement and skills to operate confidently without local cardiac surgical support.

Charles Clinic initiated the building of a private angiography Lab with Calvary St Vincent’s hospital which opened in 2017. The fully equipped Philips lab is now approved for angioplasty services.

We have increasing demand for angiography and angioplasty services with outstanding capacity for long term significant growth. Calvary is in the process of establishing a coronary care unit.

Our staff include seven cardiac sonographers, two exercise physiologists and a large administrative support team. We have an extensive, nationally recognised, regional outreach program throughout the north of the state and are currently building a diagnostic centre at Burnie in the North West.

Our modern rooms provide a professional, harmonious and supportive working environment utilising leading practice software integration and data management. We provide a full range of high-quality non-invasive and pacemaker services using state of the art equipment. We have established a cardiac rehabilitation and risk factor management service and close affiliations with major local and Victorian hospitals.

Applicants for this position must be eligible for registration with AHPRA (Medical Board of Australia) together with a cardiology accredited fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians, or equivalent specialist overseas qualification. Remuneration will be based on skills and experience.

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If you would like to join our growing team who are committed to making a difference to the health and wellbeing of the Tasmanian community, please contact:

Dr Geoffrey Evans, Head Cardiologist Charles Clinic Heart Care and Director of Cardiology, Calvary St Vincent’s Hospital, via e-mail - geoffrey.evans@charlesheart.care or phone 0488771119.

Locum Cardiologist

| Location Launceston and Burnie

Locum Cardiologist

Job Type:

Position: Locum Consulting Cardiologist

Location: Launceston, Tasmania


Summary:

Charles Clinic is the largest private cardiology service in Tasmania and is seeking a cardiologist to join our dedicated team. We provide a full range of high-quality cardiology services to the north and north-west of Tasmania as well as a nationally recognised service to isolated communities.

The team at Charles Clinic currently consists of 12 full and part-time cardiologists. We have an outstanding technical department of 10 echo-sonographers and technicians operating state of the art Phillips imaging equipment.

We are looking for locum placements in 2020 to support our resident Cardiologists in the servicing of our patients in the North and North West of Tasmania.

Required Skills:

Applicants must be registered as a medical practitioner with AHPRA including specialist recognition as a cardiologist.

Remuneration:

Charles Clinic will remunerate at the rate of $2000.00 per day + GST and provide accommodation and flights.

More Information:

For more information on this position, please call Charles Clinic CEO Alistair Sherman on 0407705266 or email Alistair.sherman@charlesheart.care

For more information on Charles Clinic please visit:

www.charlesheart.care

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https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/

Imaging Cardiologist

Job Type: Full Time | Location Launceston and Burnie

Imaging Cardiologist

Job Type: Full Time

Position: Imaging Cardiologist

Location: Launceston, Tasmania

Summary:

  • A high-quality rewarding practice that will provide you with the opportunity to refine and diversify your skills.
  • No more commuting.
  • Well-renumerated, professionally satisfying and flexible work arrangements.
  • Join an outstanding and supportive team.
  • Live an unparalleled lifestyle: take control of your work-life balance
  • Excellent schools and family-based community

Charles Clinic is the largest private cardiology service in Tasmania and is seeking a cardiologist to join our dedicated team. We provide a full range of high-quality cardiology services to the north and north-west of Tasmania as well as a nationally recognised service to isolated communities.

The team at Charles Clinic currently consists of 12 full and part-time cardiologists. We have an outstanding technical department of 10 echo-sonographers and technicians operating state of the art Phillips imaging equipment.


Required Skills:

Applicants must be registered as a medical practitioner with AHPRA including specialist recognition as a cardiologist.

Dedicated imaging fellowship preferred.


For More Information:

If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Dr Geoffrey Evans on mobile 0488771119, or e-mail geoffrey.evans@charlesheart.care

For more information on Charles Clinic please visit: www.charlesheart.care

To find out more about what Tasmania has to offer, please visit: https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/


Administration Officer

Job Type: Full Time | Location Launceston

Administration Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Charles Clinic is a large privately owned, rapidly expanding Cardiology/Specialist practice with Clinics in Launceston and Burnie.

We are seeking an exceptional individual with meticulous attention to detail to join our friendly and supportive Administration team in delivering a high standard of customer service.

The applicant will be required to manage referrals and incoming documentation, appointment scheduling, provide caring patient interaction and additional tasks as required.

Essential requirements:

  • A positive, professional and engaging phone manner
  • Demonstrated ability to show empathy, compassion and rapport with patients
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a focused team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired requirements:

  • Previous experience in Medical Administration
  • Experience with Medical Management Systems

For further information regarding this position please contact Kirsten Hill via email, kirsten.hill@charlesheart.care.

To apply for this position please submit your application via SEEK by close of business on Thursday 4 June 2020.

The application form will include these questions:

  • How many years' experience do you have as an administration officer?
  • Do you have experience in an administration role?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • How would you rate your English language skills?

Position Description: Administration Officer

NEW POSITION: Medical Receptionist

Job Type: Full Time | Location Launceston

NEW POSITION: Medical Receptionist

Job Type: Full Time

Charles Clinic is a large privately owned, rapidly expanding specialist practice with clinics both in Launceston and Burnie.

We pride ourselves on providing patient services to the highest possible standard and are committed to improving the health outcomes of the Tasmanian community.

We are seeking to employ an experienced Medical Receptionist to join our vibrant team in Launceston. The successful applicant, in addition to possessing prior medical practice experience, must be able to multi-task in a sometimes challenging environment and possess a compassionate patient-centred approach. You will also possess a high calibre work ethic, a strong focus on attention to detail and the ability to work flexibly, autonomously and as part of the broader practice team.

If you believe you have the necessary prerequisites and experience for this position and would like join a vibrant team of individuals and contribution to the health outcomes of the Tasmanian community, please submit your covering letter and resume via SEEK by close of business on Monday 9th June 2020.

Position Description: Receptionist 020519

Our locations

  • Launceston

  • North West Medical Centre

  • Devonport

  • Flinders Island

  • Scottsdale

  • Smithton Medical Centre

  • St Helens General Practice

Fee Structure

Fee Structure for Charles Clinic Cardiology Services
As at 1st May 2019

Item Non-Concessional Gap Concessional Gap
Initial Consultation $130.00 $110.00
Review Consultation $70.00 $50.00
ECG $25.00 Nil
Holter $30.00 Nil
Echocardiogram $160.00 $50.00
Exercise Stress Echocardiogram $250.00 $80.00
Exercise Stress Test $250.00 $80.00
Ambulatory Blood Pressure $50.00 $50.00
Congenital Echocardiogram Nil Nil
Tilt Table Test $160.00 $50.00