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Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 05/07/2021 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 37534

Reference: 37534

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic medical practitioners to join our team as a Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow in the Colorectal Unit for the 2022 Clinical Year (commencing February 2022).  


Details of Department


The Colorectal Research Fellow role is based within the Colorectal unit across Austin, The Surgery Centre, Mercy and Warringal sites and is required to work in coordinating the well-managed patient care. The role reports to the Colorectal Head of Unit, Ms Adele Burgess.


The Colorectal Unit provides Colorectal services to patients across Austin Health. Emergency and inpatient services are based at the Austin Hospital while Specialist Clinics and Endoscopy are based at both the Austin Hospital and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital sites. In addition, a consultative service is provided for other units within the health service.


Details of positions available and position requirements


The Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow is a post FRACS position supporting the CSSANZ Fellow to assist with out of hours operating and weekend ward rounds.


The Fellow is expected to:



  • Conduct weekend ward rounds and on-call every second weekend, with operating as required

  • Attend Friday outpatient clinic and MDM

  • Backfill CSSANZ fellow leave and selected endoscopy, manometry and theatre lists as required, including Mercy and Warringal  


To be successful in this role you must:



  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with full AHPRA registration

  • Successfully have passed FRACS part II exam in General Surgery or equivalent international qualification

  • Exhibit a commitment to Austin Health values

  • Have substantial knowledge and expertise of the role and function of the Colorectal Unit 

  • Possess advanced clinical assessment skills 


For full information, refer to the attached Position Description.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


Application Instructions:


Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.


Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:



  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Employment History Datasheet (upload as selection criteria response)

  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)

  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)

Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Allison Doyle - (03) 9496 3694 - (__) ____ ____

Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow