Head of Unit (Epping)

Northern Health logo31 March 2021

Head of Unit

Northern Health Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Unit is seeking a Head of Unit to join our vibrant and busy team supporting our culturally rich and diverse northern community at Northern Hospital Epping, and Broadmeadows Hospital. We also have a part-time vacancy for an ENT surgeon.

Your experience will be rewarded with a diverse range of elective and emergency conditions in the paediatric and adult population. The ENT service is a valued part of the surgical division and there is strong support to develop the service. There is close collaboration with the ENT service at The Austin, which provide afterhours support. The Unit is supported by HMOs/interns ensuring that education and research are as strongly supported as clinical work.

A leadership opportunity has arisen for a new head of unit to promote the clinical work of the unit and to develop innovative approaches to managing the ENT service at Northern Health.
Alternatively we have a part-time appointment on offer for an ENT surgeon.

About Northern Health

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Northern Health is located in the rapidly growing northern suburbs with projected growth the biggest in the state. With a booming, culturally rich and diverse community, and less than an hour’s drive from the CBD (still within the bounds of Myki and ride-sharing), Melbourne’s North is fast becoming a place to be!

Next Steps

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, please click on the following link to be taken to the Northern Health website to apply for:

Head of ENT Unit: HoU link
ENT Surgeon: ENT Surgeon link

For further details, please contact:
Dennis Gyomber - Dennis.gyomber@nh.org.au

Head of Kidney Transplant Surgery (Melbourne)

30 March 2021 

Head of Kidney Transplant Surgery

Head of Kidney Transplant Surgery

Alfred Health is one of Australia’s leading public health care providers, a teaching hospital and an academic partner of Monash University. There is strong involvement with medical research and training through collaborative relationships, as a member of Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and also through the onsite Alfred Research Alliance.

The position is available either Full-time or substantial Part-time and can be discussed accordingly. This position will oversee excellent clinical care, supporting Alfred Health's teaching, research and clinical governance programs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to formulate a clear direction for the development of the service as well as a readiness to identify opportunities around service development and innovation.

At Alfred Health, the number of kidney transplants (including dual lung-kidney, heart kidney) has increased over the past 5 years with an aim of reaching 50 per year over the next 2 years. The service is very well supported medically by the Renal unit. The surgical requirements for kidney transplant surgery need to be enhanced to maintain quality outcomes and to meet this demand.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in Kidney Transplantation (Type 1 kidney transplant surgeon as outlined in the TSANZ Guidelines or equivalent training is highly desirable). Experience and skills in other aspects of surgical care for renal patients (e.g vascular access, peritoneal dialysis access etc) are highly desirable.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Preeti Yadav on p.yadav@alfred.org.au or 9076 2480.

Applications close: 25 April 2021.

Please apply: https://careers.alfredhealth.org.au/job/32662/JW9IYVSU1/head-of-kidney-transplant-surgery

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Advanced Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship (Melbourne)

RMH logo11 March 2021

Advanced Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship

The Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit at the Royal Melbourne Hospital is offering a one year clinical Advanced Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship. The position is open to qualified overseas Plastic Surgeons eligible for temporary medical registration in Victoria. The Unit specialises in microsurgical reconstruction for breast, head & neck cancer and lower limb trauma. The Unit also manages a large number of general plastic surgery cases, including elective and post-traumatic hand and wrist surgery, facial trauma, brachial plexus injuries, melanoma and provides a broad reconstructive service to all specialties. There are more than 2,000 surgical procedures performed a year including 200+ free flaps. The Fellow is required to participate in 2-3 major head & neck lists and 1-2 breast reconstruction lists per week. The case load will also include emergency surgery and elective general plastic surgery lists. The Fellow will attend outpatient clinics and contribute to the management of inpatients. 
Appointments are for 12 months from September 2022 through to August 2023. 

Applications open: 12th April 2021
Applications close: 25th June 2021
Interviews: week beginning 5th July (via Zoom)
Job offer: TBC
Please refer to the MH Careers website to apply. https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/

Plastic Surgeon (Epping)

Northern Health logo10 February 2021

Plastic Surgeon

Northern Health Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit is seeking surgeons interested in joining our vibrant and busy team supporting our culturally rich and diverse northern community at Northern Hospital Epping, and Broadmeadows Hospital. 

 Your experience will be rewarded with a diverse range of elective and emergency conditions in the paediatric and adult population. Work ranging from simple lacerations to complex cancer and trauma work, including free flap surgery, in collaboration with such multidisciplinary teams as Colorectal, Breast, General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery.  

The Unit is supported by accredited and non-accredited registers, HMOs and interns ensuring that education and research are as strongly supported as clinical work. Northern Health is growing with the opening of the Tower build and expansion of services at Craigieburn Hospital with a new elective and emergency hospital in the planning stages. Surgeons interested in applying are directed to the PD. We have both Locum and Permanent positions available due to current vacancies within the Plastic Unit.

We can offer: 
Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects our community. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQ+,  applicants with different abilities or from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.
Work with us! Our collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training, development and employment. Benefits include salary packaging and employee assistance program.
Next Steps . . .
This is the next step in your career! We would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. 
All applicants must complete the online credentialing process by clicking the following link:  Northern Health Medical Credentialing System.

Clinical Director of Surgery (Horsham)

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1 February 2021 

Clinical Director of Surgery 

Clinical Director of Surgery – General Surgeon
Permanent Full Time

The Region

The city of Horsham has a population of 19,500 and is a 300 kms from Melbourne on the Western Highway and 400kms to Adelaide. It is a well serviced city with diverse education and businesses, positioned at the northern end of the Grampians National Park, nearby lakes and world famous rock-climbing areas as well as being a wine and food hub.

The Health Service

Wimmera Health Care Group has an average of 325 births per year, 12,500 admissions and 4,600 operations and 16,000 ED attendances annually. We have a modern theatre complex, including a day procedure unit, a five-bed intensive care unit, and acute and subacute wards all set within a picturesque garden setting.

The Position

The Clinical Director will lead and manage the delivery of surgical services to achieve optimum, safe surgical care outcomes in an important sub-regional health service in the Grampians and Wimmera region. This position will use extensive knowledge and expertise to undertake surgeries, train and develop surgical team members including registrars and interns, and continually improve operations at the health service in line with WHCG strategic objectives. Terms and conditions for this position are in accordance with the AMA Victoria- Victorian Public Health Services Medical specialists Enterprise agreement 2018-21. An attractive salary package will be negotiated for the right candidate.

Key Selection Criteria include:

  •  Medical Practioner AHPRA Registration
  • FRACS or equivalent qualification recognised by RACS
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of surgical services at a divisional or unit level  
  • Extensive clinical leadership experience including developing surgical team members
  • Knowledge and evidence of adopting and renewing surgical best practice 

For more information or to submit an application go to https://whcg.mercury.com.au reference number #2511