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Nuclear Medicine Consultant

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 09/08/2021 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 57790

Reference: 57790

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care. We are also part of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer (VCCC).



We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Nuclear Medicine team. This is a (Full Time) position, working 9.5 (+1/2 hr unpaid lunch break) per day either for one or two days per week (negotiable). It is covered by the AMA Victoria-Victorian Public Health Sector-Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021.?



You will report to the head of the Nuclear Medicine Service at RMH.?



Your Opportunity:


To work at a large tertiary hospital in the field of Nuclear Medicine, inclusive of PET amongst a multi disciplinary team of Nuclear Medicine Specialists, the majority of whom are dually trained. You will also be involved in theranostics. There will also be an opportunity to assist in the training of an Advance trainee in Nuclear Medicine and participate in research/publication activities within the department.



Contribute to the management of patients in a multi disciplinary format.



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


To promote Nuclear Medicine within as well as outside the hospital.



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

  • ·  To assist in making a safe working environment by reporting any incidents of unsafe work practices, sites or equipment. To assist in the resolution of these issues.

  • ·  To abide by the RMH corporate policies and practices as varied from time to time.

  • ·  To regularly access the hospital email system and respond in a timely manner to correspondence.

  • ·  To participate in RMH performance appraisal program as required.

  • Emergency Response Manual, as and when required, at the direction of management.



  • ·  To participate in the emergency incident response activities, as defined within the



About You:


Essential Knowledge and skills:



  • ·  Be registered Medical Practitioner in the State of Victoria and hold a current license to prescribe and administer radioactive substances to humans from the department of health (Victoria) Radiation licensing body.


Recognized my Medicare as a Nuclear Medicine specialist and have a current provider number reflective of such.



  • ·  Hold a Fellowship of Joint Specialist Advisory Committee (JSAC) in Nuclear


Medicine, and primary Fellowship of either the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) or the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) or equivalent



  • ·  Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Nuclear Medicine, including PET. Experience and interest in radionuclide therapy is strongly encouraged.

  • ·  Have demonstrated commitment to high quality patient care.

  • ·  Have demonstrated capability and interest in research

  • ·  Have demonstrated commitment to teaching.

  • ·  Have demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels.

  • ·  Have demonstrated teamwork and collaboration

  • ·  Have demonstrated computer skills including use of email and the internet

  • ·  Have demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to Clinical Governance.

  • ·  Have demonstrated commitment to RMH values

  • ·  Flexibility and willingness to accept change

  • ·  Practical experience in radionuclide therapies



Benefits:

• A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
• Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.

Interested?

Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Nuclear Medicine Consultant

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Dinesh Sivaratnam - 93427480

Nuclear Medicine Consultant