Position Details
Reference Number 26374
Position Title Provisional Fellow - Pain Medicine
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification AMA Victoria – Doctors In Training – (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2013 - HM25 -REG Year 1
AMA Victoria – Doctors In Training – (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2013 - HM30 -HM30 -REG Year 6 and therafter
Salary 0.00 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 43
Position Summary

We invite applications for an enthusiastic Fellow in Pain Medicine to join our Pain Service, and encourage doctors to apply from the following backgrounds: Addiction Medicine; Anaesthesia; Emergency Medicine; Gastroenterology; General Medicine; General Practice; Geriatric Medicine; Gynaecology; Intensive Care Medicine; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Oncology; Orthopaedic Surgery; Palliative Care Medicine; Psychiatry; Rehabilitation Medicine; or Rheumatology.

We are offering two full-time equivalent 12-month positions for a trainee in Pain Medicine (or a combination of 6-month positions depending on candidate preference, experience and availability). Preference will be given to candidates working towards completion of a Fellowship of the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM), Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA).

Details of Department

Austin Health comprises the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre. It is an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching and training, affiliated with eight universities. Austin Health is renowned for its specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation in addition to a number of state-wide services.

Austin Health is an accredited Level 1 training facility for the Fellowship of the FPM, ANZCA, which oversees competency-based speciality medical education in Pain Medicine.

The Austin takes great pride on balancing appropriate clinical supervision and service requirements. We aim to provide regular structured feedback and teaching from our consultants (via the FPM entrustable professional activities embodied in workplace-based assessments) to develop our trainees in all the domains of Pain Medicine practice including the Professional, Communicator, Collaborator, Leader, Health Advocate and Scholar roles.

The experience gained during the training period will help the trainee become a better physician in dealing with complex patients with pain problems in both an outpatient and inpatient setting.  The trainee will learn aspects of acute pain, chronic pain, palliative care, cancer pain and addiction medicine from the pain perspective.

We expect to interview potential candidates on Monday 25 Jun 2019.

Details of the position and key selection criteria are available in the position description.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, it is important that you follow these instructions.

Please prepare the following documents to assist in the application process:

  1. A cover letter (outlining the reasons you would like to work at Austin Health and what specific skill set you will bring to the Unit);
  2. Your resume;
  3. The contact details of your referees (minimum three);
  4. A current portrait/passport photo;
  5. A completed Employment Datasheet (Uploaded as a selection criteria response), and
  6. Evidence of your medical qualifications (Fellowship certificate).

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.

Contact Person Andrew Huang
Contact Number (03) 9496 3134
Contact Email painclinic@austin.org.au
Closing Date 10/06/2018
Position Description
Position Description 2019 - Fellow Pain Medicine 20180416.pdf Open
Employment History Datasheet-20180507.xlsx Open
Application Guide click here to view