Respiratory Consultant

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 75705

Reference: 75705

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Respiratory Consultant Multiple Fixed Term Leave Cover Positions

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.

The Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine is offering a fixed-term, clinical position covering sabbatical leave and long service leave.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide coverage for sabbatical leave and to contribute to the department's clinical activities.

This position offers a valuable opportunity to contribute to the provision of high-quality respiratory and sleep medicine services within the department.

The successful candidate will work closely with a multidisciplinary team, participate in clinical activities, and engage in professional development opportunities

Current opportunities are available and sessions within each position can be applied for individually.

Please indicate if you are expressing interest for all or part of the outlined position below:

Position A: 21 hours per fortnight available from 1 July 2024 – 31 Dec 2024

  • Rapid Access Clinic Mon PM
  • Gen Resp Clinic Tues AM
  • Pleural Clinic Wed AM

Position B: 28 hours per fortnight available from 1 January 2025 – 31 Jan 2025

  • Pleural Clinic Wed AM
  • Rapid Access Clinic Mon PM
  • Gen Resp Clinic Tues AM
  • Ward service – one week of Respiratory Consults January 13 – 19 2025 

Position C: 35 hours per fortnight available from 18 September 2024 – 19 March 2025

  • Gen Resp Tues AM
  • HARP Wed AM
  • Sleep Clinic Fri AM
  • Asthma Fri PM
  • Sleep Reporting Session

Key Responsibilities:

  • Outpatient physician consultation (MBS 100% donation model) .
  • Supervising junior medical staff involved in the day-to-day management of Respiratory and Sleep patients under the department's supervision.
  • Active participation in the department's internal meetings, audits, and multidisciplinary meetings as applicable.

Formal Qualifications

  • FRACP with specialty in Respiratory and/or Sleep medicine

About you:

  • Compassionate, caring and patient focused.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strive for the highest level of consumer-focused care at all times.   
  • Ability to problem solve in a complex and ever-changing environment. 

Our Commitment to you:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • We have a commitment to training, education and CPD activities are fully supported.
  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!
  • Flexible hours may be available
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please contact Megan Rees via Megan.Rees@mh.org.au.

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 and COVID-19 vaccination status prior to commencement.

Respiratory Consultant

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


A/Prof Megan Rees - 9342 7287
A/Prof Megan Rees - Megan.Rees@mh.org.au

Respiratory Consultant