Palliative Medicine Physician

Job posted: 12/10/2020
Applications close: 09/11/2020 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 13150

Reference: 13150

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology in our Gippsland Cancer Center, as well as a range of general medical specialities, emergency and intensive care, general surgery, and elective speciality surgery,  obstetrics, dialysis and aged care.  We have a comprehensive allied health service

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool. LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

A unique opportunity exists for a Palliative Medicine Physician to join the expanding Gippsland Regional Palliative Care Consultancy Service (GRPCCS) in collaboration with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (PMMC) – Parkville Integrated palliative care service

Latrobe Regional Hospital is responsible for providing Palliative Care Consulting Services across Gippsland.

This position will work

  • Within GRPCCS to provide palliative care consultancy services across the Gippsland region

  • With PMMC to build a regional-metro partnership to enhance the strategic direction of the GRPCCP

  • In collaboration with LRH cancer medical specialists team to provide inpatient care to palliative, medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology patients within the LRH regional referral hospital.   This role will also support the supervision and training of an advanced trainee medical oncology

Full time or fractional applications will be considered.

Candidates must be eligible for Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and have appropriate qualifications and clinical experience in palliative medicine and registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Humsha Naidoo, Chief Medical Officer, on telephone (03) 5173 8823.

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

Palliative Medicine Physician

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Humsha Naidoo - (03) 5173 8823
Umesh Gupta - (03) 5173 8812

Palliative Medicine Physician