Position Details
Reference Number 30117
Position Title Senior Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Nutrition and Dietetics
Hours per Week 40.00
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 opportunity exists for a Senior Clinician to join our Nutrition and Dietetics team at Austin Health.

About the role

The Grade 3 clinician will be a recognised clinical expert, carry a clinical caseload and provide clinical leadership in their designated area of clinical responsibility which will include renal nutrition.

The Grade 3 Senior Clinician will assume responsibility for leading the Specialist Medicine team of dietitians within the dietetics department.

The Grade 3 clinician will in conjunction with the Manager, and the broader Senior Leadership team (grade 3 and 4 clinicians) take a leading role in department planning and development, strategic planning, quality business planning, policy review and development ensuring that the clinical service is aligned with organisational objectives, professional standards and ethics.


Must be qualified to practice as a Dietitian in Australia, as recognised by the Dietitians Association of Australia, and meet the requirements of the APD program.

Must have a minimum of 7 years clinical experience.  

Further details

Please refer to the position description for further details regarding Austin Health, the Nutrition and Dietetics department, the role and the selection criteria to be addressed.

How to apply

Written applications must be submitted on-line via the Austin Health Careers website.
Applicants will need to register on the site before submitting an application.  
Documents are required:

  • Cover letter
  • Academic transcript/proof of dietetic qualification.
  • Resume/CV including three professional referees.
  • Address of key selection criteria (no more than 6 pages)

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.

Contact Person Leonie Pearce
Contact Number (03) 9496 5542
Contact Email leonie.pearce@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Kate Desneves
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 5542
Alternate Contact Email kate.desneves@austin.org.au
Closing Date 22/09/2019
Position Description
Grade 3 Senior Clinician Spec med Sept 2019.pdf Open
Application Guide click here to view