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Consultant Development Role

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 28/08/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 43944

Reference: 43944

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.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Consultant Intensivist in trasition to join our Intensive Care Unit in a Consultant Development Role.


Details of Department


Austin Health has three campuses, the Austin Campus, the Repatriation Campus and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre.


The Intensive Care Unit is a 24 bed unit providing impressive equipment and facilities for staff and patients. The Unit has a strong research and teaching culture and is known for providing treatment to a broad range of patients, including liver transplant, spinal injured patients, neurosurgical, thoracic, cardiac surgery, general medical and liver failure, and a ward support service via the Medical Emergency Team.


Details of position 



  • Hours per week: 48.0 hours available

  • Employment Status: Fixed Term Part Time

  • Appointment Period: 12 months commencing February 2023

  • Additional Notes: Hours may be split


The Consultant Development Role will be responsible for the following:



  • Provide comprehensive management of inpatient and outpatients.

  • Participate in Unit meetings and activities.

  • Provide an on-call service as required.

  • Provide a consultative service to other Units as required.

  • Supervise trainees and junior medical staff.

  • To assist the Director in administrative duties as required including the development and review of policies and procedures for the provision of services, updating as needed to reflect best practice and evidence-based medicine.

  • To assist in the evaluation of the delivery of services and in implementing appropriate quality and risk management initiatives.

  • 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.



  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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

  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Intensive Care.

  • 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

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Jacinta Middleton - (03) 9496 4797
Stephen Warrillow - 0394964797

Consultant Development Role