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07 July 2020

Consultant Oncologist

A unique opportunity exists for 1.7 EFT permanent ongoing appointment/s in a large and dynamic academic Medical Oncology service with large patient numbers and a rapidly growing clinical trial portfolio, including a large Phase 1 Unit.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children's Hospital.

About Monash Senior Medical Staff

There are exceptional career & research opportunities for Senior Medical Staff at Monash Health. Our Senior Medical Staff are closely involved in the teaching and development of our HMOs and Registrars.

Selection Criteria:

A valid Employee Victorian Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required for all medical staff at Monash Health. Do you have a WWCC card? If so please list the number and expiry date

Candidates who are not Monash Health staff are required to complete Fit to Work consent along with 100 points of certified ID. Please respond 'YES' to confirm your acknowledgment of this requirement or N/A if you are a current employee or an International Medical Graduate.

As part of your application please attach a copy of both your Primary and Specialist (if applicable) medical qualification in the Supporting Documents section. Respond YES to confirm acknowledgment. If successful you will be required to present the original or a certified copy to MDW

If you have used Cerner EMR in the last 12 months, please name the health service you worked for. (choose N/A if you have not worked with Cerner EMR)

What was the duration of your experience working with Cerner EMR (State duration or N/A)

If you are available for EMR training prior to your employment commencement with Monash Health, please enter the dates that you are available.

About Medical Oncology

The Medical Oncology Unit at Monash Health is one of the largest in Australia. It comprises inpatient, outpatient and chemotherapy infusion services as well as an extensive clinical trials unit to provide comprehensive cancer care in all tumour streams and disciplines for all patients. In keeping with Monash Health’s iCARE values, the unit acts with integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence to promote best practice and management for the benefit of all patients. Key areas include the provision of chemotherapeutics for all solid organ malignancies being treated with curative or palliative intent. Services are provided at Moorabbin Hospital (inpatient, outpatient and infusion centre), Dandenong Hospital (inpatient, outpatient and infusion centre) as well as Monash Medical Centre (Clinical trials at the Monash Health Translational Precinct – MHTP and inpatient services).

About the Role

  • To be a key clinician of the Monash Health Medical Oncology Unit, focussed within the Oncology Clinical Trials Unit, consistent with the Monash Health values, support best patient care and to further the development of the Medical Oncology at Monash Health into a world‐leading academic unit.
  • To provide clinical expertise and leadership in the management of patients with solid organ tumours in one or more subspecialty tumour areas managed at Monash Health and in particular, patients being considered or enrolled on an oncology clinical trial.
  • To provide clinical expertise in clinical and translational research in Medical Oncology at Monash Health.
  • To ensure timely and appropriate communication with other relevant clinicians and healthcare providers to facilitate best management of Monash Health patients.
  • To be actively involved in Monash Health's teaching, clinical governance and quality and safety programs.
  • To support the strategic priorities and values of Monash Health.

About You

You will support the strategic priorities and values of Monash Health through:

  • Involvement and engagement in unit activities
  • Service Provision including on call
  • Quality and Safety
  • Education
  • Unit Meeting and Department Presentations
  • Providing clinical mentorship through active involvement in patient care
  • Being available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care
  • Being immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in resuscitation and subsequent management of critically ill or injured patients

What you need:

  • Have or be eligible for AHPRA Medical Registration
  • Victorian Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Primary Medical Degree - MBBS and/or Fellowship
  • Previous experience

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging
  • Onsite staff parking
  • Discounted banking (BankVic)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

 How to Apply

As part of the application process, the incumbent must submit their credentials using e‐Cred – the electronic credentialling system via the e‐Credentialling webpage at: https://myclinicalprofile.com.au.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children's Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

Application close 27 July 2020 11:30pm AEST