Position Details
Reference Number 29897
Position Title IBD Administration Officer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area IBD Service, part of Gastroenterology, Transplantation & General Surgery – SAPM Division
Hours per Week 38.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Comprising the Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Royal Talbot Rehabilitation, Hospital in the Home and community based health services; Austin Health is an internationally recognized leader in clinical teaching, training and research, with numerous university and research institute affiliations.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Inflammatory Bowel Disease Administration Officer to join our Gastroenterology Department. 

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) unit is a sub-specialty of the Department of Gastroenterology which forms part of SAPM. The IBD service at Austin Health has seen significant growth over the past five years with approximately 1500 patients in its cohort.  The service receives new patient referrals across a large regional area; local and interstate referrals of complex patients with IBD and intestinal failure; liver transplant unit referrals of patients with ulcerative colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis as well as those transitioning to adult care from the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The IBD unit maintains a large research focus that spans basic science, translational medicine and patient management strategies, including clinical trials. We seek to understand the pathophysiology of disease and apply this knowledge to develop enhanced diagnostics and treatments. The multi-disciplinary team consists of clinicians, clinician researchers, IBD nurses, clinical trial coordinators, colorectal surgeons, pharmacist, dietician, pathologist and radiologist who work closely together.

Details of position requirements:

The primary purpose of this new position is to support the Head of Department and IBD Team Lead in the coordination and implementation of a multidisciplinary model of care for patients who access the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) service. This role will contribute to service delivery and direction, quality and risk, service performance and care standards within the IBD Service. The role will require close working relationships with a wide range of staff across the hospital. 

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

Please refer to the 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.

Contact Person Kristy BOYD
Contact Number (03) 9496 6845
Alternate Contact Person Cam McIntyre
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 3010
Closing Date 25/08/2019
Position Description
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