Consultant Respiratory Physician

Job posted: 13/11/2020
Applications close: 04/12/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 44045

Reference: 44045

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Joining an energetic, supportive team

  • Provide excellent inpatient and outpatient services, including possibility of annual leave relief for Endoscopy procedures

  • Facilitate education, mentoring and assessment to medical trainees and students

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 900 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Monash Lung and Sleep

Monash Lung and Sleep department is one of the largest departments in Melbourne servicing patients with lung disease. Specialised care is provided to a significant number of patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Asthma, COPD, obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), lung infections, lung nodules and cancer, Cystic Fibrosis and other ongoing lung conditions constitute a growing burden of chronic lung disease. Procedural work through Endoscopy is a significant component of our service, providing diagnostics and treatments as required. We coordinate services across both Monash Medical Centre Clayton and Dandenong Hospital, implementing a high level of care to patients in the Monash Health catchment. Our goals are to provide world's best practice healthcare in partnership with patients and their families, other tertiary care services, community physicians, general practitioners and other health service providers. We are leaders in research and build strong links with Hudson Institute, Monash University, and are strong supporters of the collaborative work across other health services in this field.

About the Role

The successful applicant will broadly participate in all aspects of respiratory and sleep care for patients at Monash Health in a share referral service role at Dandenong Hospital. This will entail working with our Advanced trainee to manage the inpatient Respiratory referral service, as negotiated(rostered 3-6 months of the calendar year) at Dandenong Hospital, with an opportunity offered to service outpatient clinics and management at Monash Medical Centre Clayton. In addition to referral service, annual leave cover for Endoscopy procedural services conducted on a weekly basis and are supported by our Advanced Trainee. Teaching and research activities are conducted at Monash Medical Centre Clayton.

About You

You will need to demonstrate a high level of commitment to ethical practice, commitment to professional- led regulation, effectively manage matters of patient safety and quality of care. You will have at least 2 years experience in Respiratory Medicine and aim to work alongside a team focused on developing research and translating into medical knowledge and practice. You can demonstrate clinical Leadership with proven ability to exercise sound judgment and provide leadership in professional standards, ethics and a commitment to research innovation.

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite discounted staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

What you need:

  • current registrations such as APRHA or working with children's check

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (or equivalent) with a minimum of 2 year's experience in respiratory medicine.

  • Preferably hold a postgraduate research qualification demonstrated by published work in a relevant discipline

  • Credentialing and Scope of Practice completed prior to appointment.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Consultant Respiratory Physician

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Ms Karen Newman - 0400818056

Consultant Respiratory Physician