Gastroenterology Endoscopy Fellow

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 03/06/2024 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 54091

Reference: 54091

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

Western Health is offering a 12-month position designed to give a senior Advanced Trainee in Gastroenterology or a Gastroenterologist who has recently obtained FRACP qualifications, the opportunity to gain expertise in the assessment, clinical management and procedural skills required to perform interventional or therapeutic endoscopy.

Training Objective

The Fellow will receive training in ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic EUS procedures, as well as other complex endoscopic procedures such as endoscopic mucosal resection, insertion of luminal stents and emergency endoscopy. There may also be the opportunity to gain some training in ESD.

The Role/Duties  

  • The Fellow will participate in a 1 in 4 nights general gastroenterology and GI bleeding oncall roster, together with the other advanced trainees in Gastroenterology.
  • Covering regular “bleeder spots”- these are dedicated slots for acute GI bleeding endoscopies or other inpatient endoscopies, and involve communication before and after the procedure with the patient, family and medical team members.
  • Participation in weekly X-ray/pathology sessions and Unit meeting and presentation of cases which they have been involved with.
  • There is a weekly interventional endoscopy clinic which the Fellow is expected to attend.
  • Participation in student and resident teaching, and providing support for the more junior Gastroenterology trainees. 
  • Weekend ward rounds for inpatients at Footscray and Sunshine Hospitals on a 1 in 4 roster. This is combined with being oncall for that weekend (ie. on the 1 in 4 roster). 
  • Pay is at full registrar rates as per the Award. 

To be Successful in this Role, you will:

  • Hold a Primary Medical Degree (MBBS or equivalent).
  • Have current registration with AHPRA as a medical practitioner.
  • Be in your final year of advanced training in Gastroenterology or already having FRACP qualification. Having FRACP qualification or equivalent in Gastroenterology is strongly preferred, but is not essential.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health is implementing a new recruitment system, launching on Monday, 27th May 2024.

There will be a period from the 27th May to 29th May that you might not be able to apply for this role. However, the position will be available for you to apply from the 30th May until the stipulated closing date.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Gastroenterology Endoscopy Fellow

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Alan Moss - 83456666

Gastroenterology Endoscopy Fellow