Consultant Development Role

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 38217

Reference: 38217

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers.  Our 9,000 employees and 425 volunteers provide safe, high quality, person-centred care at Austin Hospital, Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre), Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, as well as in the community through Hospital-in-the-Home and partner health services.  We are an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research and have affiliations with many leading universities and research institutes.

Details of position

  • Position Title: Intensivist (Consultant Development Role)

  • Hours per week: 24 hours per week (2 positions available)

  • Employment Status: Fixed Term Part-Time

  • Appointment Period: 12 months commencing February 2022

The Consultant Development Role (CDR) role is a fixed-term 1 year 0.6 FTE locum role for newly qualified intensivists. The position provides an opportunity to work at consultant level in a busy academic intensive care unit, while consolidating critical care skills and acquiring experience in non-technical domains of professional practice. As part of the position, pro rata non-clinical time, access to CME funding and conference leave are included. Personal development of research capability, clinical governance skills, teaching skills and other elements of professional capability is provided within a highly positive medical, nursing and allied health culture. The Department of Intensive Care at Austin Health manages up to 2,500 critically ill patients per year and supports several state services including liver transplantation and spinal services, as well as all major medical and surgical services. Eligible applicants must hold Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine and have demonstrated expertise in the complex critical care setting.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will be conducted late October 2021.

To be successful for this role you must:

  • A commitment to Austin Health values.

  • Hold a Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand

  • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care

  • Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, junior medical, nursing and other clinical staff to provide efficient, safe and quality care across the continuum, and

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, training and research.

Please refer to the position for further information about the role and required knowledge and skills.

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, employee assistance program and a staff health centre.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Certificate 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’. You will be required to Sign in OR Register for an Austin Health Careers Account.

As part of the process, you will be directed to Austin Health’s Online Credentialing System to complete your application.  Please follow the instructions on the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Application Form to ensure your application is processed through the Austin Health Medical Workforce Unit.

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

  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Undergraduate Qualification Certificate (Medical Degree)

  • Fellowship Certificate (Specialist Medical College)

  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

  • Current Medical Indemnity Certificate

  • Proof of Identification (current passport or Australian drivers licence)

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

Consultant Development Role

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Jacinta Middleton - (03) 9496 4797
A/Prof Stephen Warrillow - 0394964797

Consultant Development Role