Radiologist Visiting Medical Officer

Job posted: 13/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 51441

Reference: 51441

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Our 11,000 employees and volunteers provide safe, high quality, person-centred care at Austin Hospital, Olivia Newton-John 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.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the department:

Austin Radiology is a tertiary level teaching department, supporting the imaging needs of Austin Health, the Mercy Hospital for Women (Heidelberg), the broader community, and the statewide services of liver transplant, spinal cord injury, respiratory support, and child inpatient mental health services.  Austin Health has three campuses, the Austin Campus, the Repatriation Campus, and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre – with imaging of all sites provided by the Department of Radiology.

The Department currently comprises 23 Staff Radiologists, 5 Visiting Radiologists and 24 Radiology Registrars/Fellows. 

Austin Campus:  The Department of Radiology is located on Levels 1 and 2 of the Lance Townsend Building.  This campus includes 3 MRI scanners, 2 CT scanners, 3 angiography suites, including two bi-plane hybrid theatres, 5 Ultrasound units and fluoroscopy.

The Emergency Radiology and after hours inpatient services are co-located within the Emergency Department and offers CT, US and Plain Radiography, and Cone Beam CT.  The Emergency Department is one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the state.

The Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital Radiology Department predominantly provides outpatient imaging and low risk interventional services. The campus includes 2 CT scanners, Cone Beam CT, fluoroscopy, mammography and 5 Ultrasound rooms.

About the role:

  • Hours per week: 10
  • Employment status: Visiting Medical Officer
  • Appointment period: Permanent 
  • Additional notes: Advanced Breast Interventional and Reporting capability preferred but not required

As the Diagnostic Clinical Radiologist you will be responsible for supporting rhe provion of high-quality Radiology Services at Austin Health. All Clinical Radiologist are expected to be able to provide routine specialist Radiology services and cover 'on call' after hours.

This is a senior medical position and carries with it the professional responsibilities of teaching, training, administrative requirements and audits/research.

The position reports to the Medical Director of Radiology.

To be successful for this role you must:

  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Hold a Fellowship of the [relevant Australian Learned College (FRAXXXX)], or equivalent
  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of [Speciality]
  • 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.

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive well being program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • On site childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists.
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options
  • Paid conference and exam leave

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Application instructions:

Please click on ‘Apply Now’ and 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. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.

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)
  • Current COVID-19 Certification

Radiologist Visiting Medical Officer

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kayla Borthwick - (03) 9496 5625
A/Prof Natalie Yang - 0394965625

Radiologist Visiting Medical Officer