Position Details
Reference Number 33847
Position Title Endoscopy Clinical and Research Fellow
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification National Employment Standard - Fellow
Salary 0.00 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 38
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 an Endoscopy Clinical and Research Fellow in the Gastroenterology Unit for the 2021 Clinical Year (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:

The objective of this position is to provide an Endoscopy Clinical and Research Fellow role to:

  • Further training in Endoscopy, in particular Advanced Endoscopic techniques.
  • Provide leave cover for Unit consultants and the Endoscopy Fellow for either outpatients clinics and or Endoscopy sessions.
  • Provide support and teaching to Resident and Registrar medical staff through direction and management of patients.
  • Support emergency Endoscopy work.
  • Perform quality research at Austin Health
  • Provide an alternate pathway to the Endoscopy Fellow position.

To be successful in this role you must: 

  • Demonstrate a commitment to Austin Health values
  • Hold current registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) - (note eligible applicants will be assisted through this process).
  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Gastroenterology.

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)

 

Contact Person Leanne Valenti
Contact Number (03) 9496 3694
Closing Date 29/06/2020
Position Description
2021 - Endoscopy Clinical & Research Fellow - PD.docx.pdf Open
Employment History Datasheet-2020 05 01.xlsx Open
Application Guide click here to view