Position Details
Reference Number 33844
Position Title Advanced Endoscopy 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 Advanced Endoscopy Fellow in the Gastroenterology Unit for the 2021 Clinical Year (commencing February 2021).  

Details of Department

The Endoscopy Service at Austin Health is part of the Surgery, Anaesthesia and Procedural Medicine Division. The Unit is one of the state’s largest, providing both advanced and basic endoscopic procedures to patients across Austin Health, situated at Austin Hospital and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital. The Head of Endoscopy is Dr Rhys Vaughan. The Gastroenterology Unit Director is Dr Josephine Grace.

The Unit is 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 positions available and position requirements

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

  • Further training in Endoscopy, in particular Advanced Endoscopic techniques.
  • Provide leave cover for Unit consultants either for outpatient’s clinics or Endoscopy sessions.
  • Provide support and teaching to Resident and Registrar medical staff through direction and management of patients.
  • Support emergency Endoscopy work.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to Austin Health values.
  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner in Australia (or eligible for registration with AHPRA).
  • Have completed basic training requirements of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as well as at least 2 years’ core training in Gastroenterology.
  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

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 - Advanced Endoscopy Fellow - PD.pdf Open
Employment History Datasheet-2020 05 01.xlsx Open
Application Guide click here to view