Service Director Subacute & Residential Aged Care - Associate Professor/Professor & Head of Academic Geriatric Medicine

Job posted: 30/06/2021
Applications close: 09/08/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 48138

Reference: 48138

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Service Director Subacute and Residential Aged Care (Monash Health)

Associate Professor / Professor & Head of Academic Geriatric Medicine (Monash University)

Monash Health currently has two inpatient subacute services based at Kingston Centre and Casey Hospital, with a total of 171 and 30 beds respectively.  A home-based Geriatric Evaluation and Management program (GEM@Home) was commenced as an 8-bed pilot in December 2020.

In addition to the subacute services, Monash Health has five unique residential homes (Allambee, Eastwood, Yarraman, Mooraleigh, Chestnut Gardens), consisting of 254 beds in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  A significant expansion of the Residential Aged Care Facility is planned with a $134.6 million committed to commence planning the redevelopment of the Kingston Centre, which will include a brand new 150-bed residential aged care facility specifically designed for high care or mental health needs.

Our specialist health care and support services to older people include Aged Care Assessments, Cognitive Dementia and Memory services, Clinics for Falls and Balance, Continence, Pain, Dental, Movement Disorders, as well as Rehab in The Home and a Transitional Care Program

About the role

We are currently looking for an

  • Full time Academic Medical Specialist

About You

To be successful within this role, you will already have a well-developed industry-informed international research profile, either within Health or geriatric medicine research communities, but with demonstrated experience across subacute services and residential aged care in healthcare setting. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of healthcare data including clinical coding as well as broad knowledge of medical conditions. You will have a track record of successful supervision of postgraduate research student and honour student projects along with a focus upon deep and comprehensive engagement with industry.

You can also demonstrate:

  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care

  • An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team

  • Motivated to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What you need:

Medical Specialist/Consultant (Senior Medical staff):

  • A medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.

  • Fellowship or membership of the appropriate College or Association within Australia as recognised by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) including maintenance of CPD and good standing as required by AHPRA for the maintenance of Specialist Registration.

  • Higher research degree (MC, PhD)

  • All applicants must be awarded Scope of Clinical Practice by the Monash Health Credentialing committee.  Information presented for application will be presented to the committee during the selection process, and all appointments are subject to maintenance of SoP within the clinical services capability framework in the facilities in which clinical work is to be undertaken.  This process must be completed prior to offer of employment.

  • Appointment to these position requires proof of qualification and if applicable registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Other Requirements:

  • Current Drivers Licence

  • All candidates will require Australian working rights.

What we offer:

  • competitive salary

  • salary packaging

  • friendly and supportive culture

  • opportunity to experience various teams

  • on-going supervision and professional development

  • This as a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience in a state of the art facility.   

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.  As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, formal applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

Service Director Subacute & Residential Aged Care - Associate Professor/Professor & Head of Academic Geriatric Medicine

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A/Prof Georgia Soldatos - 03 9594 2730

Service Director Subacute & Residential Aged Care - Associate Professor/Professor & Head of Academic Geriatric Medicine