Position Details
Reference Number 33846
Position Title IBD Clinical Research Fellow
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Award Classification AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - HSMO Year 1
AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - HSMO Year6 of Experience
Salary $52.97 - $70.20 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week As Rostered
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.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic medical practitioners to join our team as a IBD Clinical Research Fellow in the Gastroenterology Unit commencing February 2021.  

Details of Department

The Austin Gastroenterology Unit provides expert care in the fields of luminal gastroenterology, hepatology, interventional endoscopy, intestinal failure and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Emergency and inpatient services are based at Austin Hospital while outpatient services and endoscopy are based on the Austin Hospital and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.  In addition, a consultative service is provided for other units within the Health Service.  The Unit maintains an ongoing commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The endoscopy service provided by the Gastroenterology Unit is the largest in the state, offering a weekly advanced endoscopy outpatient clinic for complex referrals, in addition to routine gastroscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), ERCP and balloon enteroscopy.

A gastroenterology physiology laboratory has recently been established to provide upper gastrointestinal and anorectal manometry, pH studies, capsule endoscopy and Fibroscan.

Details of position requirements:

To provide excellent care to patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and to perform quality research at Austin Health.

IBD clinical and research development of the incumbent is a significant component of the role.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Take part in direct management of inpatient and outpatient care
  • Undertake to supervise the Gastroenterology registrars re: inpatient/outpatient care
  • Identify IBD inpatients and communicate their presence/management plan to the IBD nurse consultants.
  • Provide feedback regarding IBD inpatients during weekly IBD post-clinic meeting
  • Together with the Gastroenterology registrar identify patients for the IBD MDM, prepare slides with history/issues and coordinate and communicate the meeting agenda to all stakeholders. Enter management plan into SMR.
  • Promptly inform the Manager of any relevant administrative issues

For full information, refer to the attached Position Description.

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)
  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)
  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)
Contact Person Leanne Valenti
Contact Number (03) 9496 3694
Closing Date 28/06/2020
Position Description
2021 - IBD Research Clinical Fellow - PD.pdf Open
Application Guide click here to view