Position Details
Reference Number 28406
Position Title Vascular Surgeon
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Hours per Week 10.50
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 and highly experienced Vascular Surgeons to join our Vascular Surgery Department.

Details of Department

The Vascular Surgery Unit, as part of the Surgery, Anaesthesia & Procedural Medicine Division, is responsible for the provision of services within the specialty to patients across Austin Health.

Located primarily at the Austin Hospital, the Unit is 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.  The outpatient clinic runs weekly at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital campus of Austin Health.

Ward 6 West is the neurosurgery and vascular surgery ward located on level 6 of the Austin Tower.  There is also a comprehensive vascular laboratory co-located on level 6.

Details of position/position requirements

The Vascular Surgery Department is offering permanent part-time and locum positions for successful applicants. These sessions include both theatre and consulting work. 

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

  • A commitment to Austin Health values.
  • Must be a registered Medical Practitioner in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Current Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent.
  • Membership of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgery.
  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of vascular surgery including vascular interventional procedures.
  • Holder of current Radiation Licence, Department of Human Services (Radiation Act 2005).
  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality patient care.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ongoing activity in research and/or clinical audit activities.
  • Involvement in teaching and training of medical, technical and nursing staff, including at undergraduate and post-graduate level.
  • Attendance and active involvement in relevant departmental, organisational and external meetings (i.e. College, Association and National/International bodies).
  • Demonstrates engagement, teamwork and collaboration.
  • Have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Have demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to Clinical Governance.

 Desirable but not essential:

  • A sound understanding of information technology including clinical systems.
  • Certificate of Participation in Binational ANZSVS Australasian Vascular Audit.

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:

To apply for this position it is important that you follow the instructions below.

Contact Person Julia De Marchi
Contact Number (03) 9496 5454
Alternate Contact Person Mr Jason Chuen
Alternate Contact Number 0394965454
Closing Date 01/03/2019
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