Advanced Trainee Registrar in Oncology

Job posted: 09/02/2021
Applications close: 08/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 45103

Reference: 45103

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Maternity Leave position replacement commencing 01/07/2021 to 01/02/2022

  • 43 hours as per the award including five hours a week of rostered training time

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About Medical Oncology

The Medical Oncology Unit at Monash Health is one of the largest in Australia. It comprises inpatient, outpatient and chemotherapy infusion services as well as an extensive clinical trials unit to provide comprehensive cancer care in all tumour streams and disciplines for all patients. In keeping with Monash Health’s iCARE values, the unit acts with integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence to promote best practice and management for the benefit of all patients. Key areas include the provision of chemotherapeutics for all solid organ malignancies being treated with curative or palliative intent. Services are provided at Moorabbin Hospital (inpatient, outpatient and infusion centre), Dandenong Hospital (inpatient, outpatient and infusion centre) as well as Monash Medical Centre (Clinical trials at the Monash Health Translational Precinct – MHTP and inpatient services).

About the Role

To provide cover during maternity leave for the Advanced Trainee of Oncology (Registrar) position in the Monash Health Medical Oncology Unit, consistent with the Monash Health values, support best patient care and to further the development of the Medical Oncology at Monash Health into a world-leading academic unit.

The post may involve rotation through the in-patient ward, the Moorabbin CDU/outpatient clinic post and the Dandenong position. The CDUs are supported by a HMO and registrar's duties include supervision of patients attending for chemotherapy, attending to inter-current problems and managing chemotherapy related side effects. The position may also be involved in attendance at several tumour site specific clinics. Clinical duties are rostered to a total of 43 hours per the award including five hours a week of rostered training time.

May involve consultation with patients of other units both at Moorabbin and Clayton campuses. The on-call role is largely telephone based, but there is an infrequent need for call back to attend high acuity patients at the Moorabbin campus or occasionally the Emergency Department at Clayton campus. Participation at clinical meetings will include case presentations, journal article reviews and topic presentations.

About you

You will support the strategic priorities and values of Monash Health through:
Involvement and engagement in unit activities
- Service Provision including on call
- Quality and Safety
- Education
- Unit Meeting and Department Presentations
- Providing clinical mentorship through active involvement in patient care
- Being available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care
- Being immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in resuscitation and subsequent management of critically ill or injured patients

What you need
A medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent) which is recognised for registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
· Trainee of relevant Medical college, with FRACP Part 1 exam (or provisional)
· Motor vehicle driver licence

What we offer:
· Salary packaging
· Onsite subsidised staff parking
· Discounted banking (BankVic)
· Onsite Gym
· Access to professional development courses and seminars

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Advanced Trainee Registrar in Oncology

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Eva Segelov - 03 8572 2392

Advanced Trainee Registrar in Oncology