Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow

Job posted: 09/05/2022
Applications close: 06/06/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 42263

Reference: 42263

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.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow to join our Colorectal Surgery department from February 2023.

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 position/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 at Mercy Hospital for Women (Heidelberg) and Warringal Private Hospital 

  • Coordinate research activities for the Colorectal unit including supervision of medical student research projects (University of Melbourne)

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with full AHPRA registration 

  • Have successfully passed FRACS part II exam in General Surgery 

  • Exhibit a commitment to Austin Health values 

  • Demonstrate substantial knowledge of and expertise in 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

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

Colorectal Clinical and Research Fellow