Position Details
Reference Number 27001
Position Title Fellow - Cardiac Surgery
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification National Employment Standard - Fellow
Salary 0.00 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 38
Position Summary

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 Fellow to join our Cardiac Surgery Department. 

Details of Department

The Cardiac Surgery Department, as part of the Surgical CSU, is responsible for the provision of services within the specialty to patients across Austin Health.  The Cardiac Surgery Department, as part of the Surgical CSU, 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 Supervisor of Training is Mr. Nick Roubos. All types of adult cardiac surgery procedures, including minimally invasive procedures and complex valve repair procedures are performed with the exception of cardiac transplantation.

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 Post Graduate teaching. Extensive research projects are undertaken within the department as well as part of multi-centre research initiatives. Also provided is a consultative service for other Units within Austin Health.

Details of position/position requirements

Perform the duties of the position efficiently, according to the standards of the Unit including participating in the Austin Health performance appraisal program. Duties will include elective and emergency operating and consulting, routine and special Ward rounds, clinical meetings, supervision and teaching of resident staff and administrative duties related to routine clinical duties.

The Director of Cardiac Surgery, within the general scope of the terms of the appointment, may allocate specific duties.  Every endeavor will be made to ensure that such duties are allocated on a fair and equitable basis.

To be successful in this role you must:

See Position Description for Key Selection Criteria

Hold a Fellowship of the RACS or overseas equivalent and demonstrated experience and competence in cardiac surgery.

Registered Medical Practitioner in the State of Victoria

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)
  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)
Contact Person Cassie Rowe
Contact Number (03) 9496 2527
Contact Email cassie.rowe@austin.org.au
Closing Date 25/08/2018
Position Description
2019 Cardiac Surgery Fellow.pdf Open
2019 Cardiac Surgery Fellow.pdf Open
Application Guide click here to view