2022 Diabetes & Endocrinology Fellow

Job posted: 25/06/2021
Applications close: 08/10/2021 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 170973

Reference: 170973

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Barwon Doctors

  • Provide best care, every person, every day, so that everyone feels better

  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best

  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

Part of a Team

The Diabetes & Endocrinology department provides a broad range of endocrinology training and supports two accredited registrar position (1 RCY and 1 Core) as well as a Fellow in Endocrinology that can be accredited as an elective year. The endocrine Unit has 6 inpatient beds used for the management of diabetes and endocrine emergencies, diabetic foot patients, eating disorder patients and supports a busy inpatient consultative service. Trainees attend onsite ambulatory services, outreach clinics and specialised clinics at other health services as well as attending unit educational meetings.  Research activities are supported with access to the large databases of the Geelong Osteoporosis Study and Geelong Bone Density Service. The department has a strong commitment to excellence in clinical, education and research activities and a strong focus on preparing senior trainees for consultant or academic careers.

About the Role

Applications are invited for advanced trainees or fellows to join our friendly and supportive department.  The department currently employs 12 consultants who provide inpatient services on a ward service arrangement and ambulatory services through the Diabetes Referral Centre and onsite consulting rooms with a General Endocrinology Clinic under development.

The unit provides exposure to:

  • Diabetes management in adults

  • Pre-conception planning and diabetes in pregnancy

  • Thyroid disorders

  • Metabolic bone disease

  • Adrenal disorders

  • Other endocrine disorders; and

  • Fortnightly attendance at the St Vincent's Hospital Pituitary Clinic and a General Endocrinology Clinic in Ballarat. 

The unit participates in a monthly Multidisciplinary Thyroid Cancer Meeting twice weekly clinical/journal club meetings as well as a weekly Unit Radiology Meeting with links to the Monash Diabetes Education Meeting and Melbourne inter hospital journal club. Opportunities also exist to attend quarterly Paediatric Endocrinology clinics and Monash IVF Clinics.

Research opportunities exist for projects drawing data from the Geelong Osteoporosis Study, a population-based cohort study that has been running for 30 years and interrogation of the Geelong Bone Density databases.

Applicants must have completed the FRACP Part 1 examination or equivalent

Download our position description from Barwon Health Careers and read all about specifics of the role. Alternatively if you wish to speak directly to the Clinical Head of Unit or Director of Medical Workforce the contact details can be found at Barwon Health Careers.

If you have the qualifications and aptitude along with excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to improving patient care, this may be the role for you!

What we offer

Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

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2022 Diabetes & Endocrinology Fellow

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Professor Mark Kotowicz - (03) 4215 2899
Karen Hamon - 0400 592 542

2022 Diabetes & Endocrinology Fellow