Position Details
Reference Number 42403
Position Title Spinal 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.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Surgical Spine Fellow to join our Neurosurgery Unit commencing from February 2023.

Details of Department;

The Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Units are located at the Austin Hospital, both units are committed to the provision of high quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching. Also provided is a consultative service for other Units within Austin Health.

Details of position/position requirements

The aim of the Fellowship is to expose the Fellow to the full range of spinal pathology. At the conclusion of 12 months, it is expected that the fellow will have achieved a high degree of confidence in all aspects of spinal surgery, including fixation for trauma, degenerative disease and scoliosis.

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

  • Be a Medical Practitioner with Australian Registration
  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic surgery
  • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care
  • Demonstrate capability and interest in research
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching
  • Exhibit an ability to communicate at all levels
  • Demonstrate surgical competency, including suture skills
  • Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration

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 redirected to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete registration process as prompted.

Please note; You will be required to attach copies of the following to you online application.

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Employment History Datsheet (Upload as selection criteria Response)
  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)
  • Current COVID-19 vaccination certificate



Contact Person Kaela-Daisy Folvig
Contact Number (03) 9496 4629
Contact Email Kaela.Hunt@austin.org.au
Closing Date 10/07/2022
Position Description
2023 - Spinal Fellow PD.pdf Open
Employment History Datasheet-2022 05 27.xlsx Open
Application Guide click here to view