Un Accredited Registrar – Cardiac Surgery

Job posted: 30/08/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 38723

Reference: 38723

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  Unaccredited Cardiac Surgery Registrar to join our Cardiac Surgery Department from February 2022.

Details of Department

The Cardiac Surgery Department, as part of the Division of Surgery, Anaesthesia and Procedural Medicine, is responsible for the provision of services within the specialty to patients across Austin Health.  The Director of the Department is A/Prof Siven Seevanayagam. A/Prof George Matalanis is responsible for the comprehensive Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program and the Supervisor of Training is Mr. Nick Roubos. 

The Cardiac Surgery Unit performs all types of adult cardiac surgery procedures, (with the exception of cardiac transplantation) including minimally invasive procedures and complex valve repair procedures. In addition, a multi-disciplinary thoracic aortic surgery program is an integral part of the Unit.

Located at the Austin Hospital, the Unit is committed to the provision of high-quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching. Extensive research projects are undertaken within the department as well as opportunities to participate in multi-centre research initiatives. Also provided is a consultative service for other Units within Austin Health.

Details of position/position requirements

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Role Specific:

  Clinical Care  

  • Primary responsibility for management of in-patients. 

  • Provide comprehensive management of in-patients and outpatients. 

  • Attention to detail and ensuring exact clinical handover and continuity of care amongst team members. 

  • Responsibility for the Clinical Audit and MDM meetings. 

  • Participate in Unit academic meetings and activities. 

  • Manage the surgical waiting list equitably. 

  • Provide an on-call service as required. 

  • Provide a consultative service to other Units as required. 

  • Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, nursing and other staff to provide efficient, safe and quality care across the continuum. 

  • Attendance at Division of Surgery audit is compulsory and attendance at Surgical Grand Rounds is expected. 

To be successful in this role you must:

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  • Registered Medical Practitioner in the State of Victoria. 

  • Exposure to Cardiothoracic Surgery / Critical care for a minimum of 6 months as an HMO or Registrar. 

  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality patient care. 

  • Demonstrated surgical competency including saphenous vein / radial artery conduit harvest and ICC drain insertion. 

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels. 

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 Children 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)

  • AHPRA Certificate

  • References 

Un Accredited Registrar – Cardiac Surgery

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Cassie Rowe - (03) 9496 2527
Siven Seevanayagam - (03) 9496 2527

Un Accredited Registrar – Cardiac Surgery