Spinal Fellow

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 16/11/2020 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 34545

Reference: 34545

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic  Surgical Spine Fellow to join our Neurosurgery & Orthpaedic Units in 2021.

Details of Department

The Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Units are located at the Austin Hospital, both Units are committed to the provision of high quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching. Also provided is a consultative service for other Units within Austin Health.

Details of position/position requirements

The aim of the Fellowship is to expose the Fellow to the full range of spinal pathology. At the conclusion of 12 months, it is expected that the fellow will have achieved a high degree of confidence in all aspects of spinal surgery, including fixation for trauma, degenerative disease and scoliosis.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be a Medical Practitioner

  • Have appropriate training & experience applicable tot he field of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic surgery

  • Commitment to a high quality of care

  • Demonstrate capability and interest in research

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching

  • Exhibit an ability to communicate at all levels

  • Demonstrate surgical competency, including suture skills

  • Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin health and if required, a Working with Childrens Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Employment History Datasheet (upload as Selection Criteria Response)

  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)

  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)

Spinal Fellow

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Nilu Thennakoon - (03) 9496 4629
Nilushi.Thennakoon@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Spinal Fellow