Career Medical Officer, Cardiology

Job posted: 23/03/2022
Applications close: 08/08/2022 (Midnight)
44 days remaining

44 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 52490

Reference: 52490

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Jessie McPherson Private Hospital:

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital (JMPH) is a 115 bed tertiary level Private Hospital which has been co-located at Monash Medical Centre Clayton since 1987. Ward 31 North is a 26 bed Cardiology / Cardiothoracic surgical unit that will re-locate to the Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) in February 2023, with increased capacity to 48 beds. Our co-location with Monash Health provides a unique opportunity for access to world-renowned research and teaching facilities.

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital also has a wider official specialist role for greater Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate in such specialties as cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neuro-surgery, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery, high acuity maternity and neonatal services.

About Victorian Heart Hospital

The Victorian Heart Hospital will be an Australian-first heart hospital, bringing together the world’s best in cardiovascular care, training and research. The Victorian Heart Hospital will improve the lives of those diagnosed, or at risk of cardiovascular disease with an iconic, purpose-built centre of excellence enabling the integration of clinical and scientific resources and expertise.

Located on the Monash University Clayton campus, the VHH will support integration of world-class research, education and training with clinical care, translating advanced developments into new and innovative models of cardiac care.

VHH will be the first cardiac-specific, standalone hospital in Australia and will incorporate both public and private (JMPH) services to the local community and across the State.

Jessie McPherson Cardiac Care Unit:

Ward 31 North is a 26 bed Cardiology / Cardiothoracic surgical unit that will re-locate to Australia’s first heart designated hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital in February 2023, with an increased bed capacity to 48 (12 shelled on opening).

Our high level services include:

  • Critical Care and High Dependency beds for patients who require a higher level of specialised care

  • An Intensive Care Unit to allow for the best in immediate pre and post-surgery observation and care

  • Our onsite specialist medical teams, which includes cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac anaesthetists, offer patient care in acute diagnostic and interventional cardiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery.

  • Our services include:

    • Interventional Cardiology

    • Cardiac rhythm management

    • Heart Failure management

    • Cardiac and thoracic surgery

    • Advanced cardiac imaging

    • Adolescent cardiac procedures and cardiac surgery

Position summary:

The JMPH Interventional Cardiology / Medical Cardiology Career Medical Officer (CMO) primary function is the provision of high quality clinical care to cardiac patients requiring medical care within JMPH Ward 31 North under the direction of the Visiting Medical Officer (VMO). Key responsibilities of the CMO role are outlined in the CMO Position Description.

Full-time / Part-time positions available to cover business hours from Monday – Saturday in 2022 and then transitioning to a 24 hour service on re-location to the Victorian Heart Hospital in 2023.

What you need:

  • A medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent) which is recognised for registration with Medical Board of Australia.

  • Current medical registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  • Successful completion of at least three years post graduate

  • Appropriate level of clinical knowledge skills and experience to undertake the role of CMO

  • Working with children check

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite car parking

  • Discounted banking (Bank Vic)

  • Onsite gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

How to Apply

JMPH recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At JMPH 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.

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.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

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Career Medical Officer, Cardiology