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01 June 2021

Albury-Wodonga Health and Border Medical Oncology & Haematology

Border Medical Oncology and Haematology (BMO) is a thriving and well-organised medical oncology & haematology practice based in Albury-Wodonga. We are seeking a medical oncologist to join our practice. This is an excellent opportunity to join a practice that is considered a leader in regional Australia.

The practice sees both public and private patients across a broad range of tumour types. We service a regional population of approximately 250,000 people and provide outreach clinics to Wangaratta and Deniliquin. We are based in the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer and Wellness Centre (AWRCC), which includes state of the art day ward, inpatient wards and radiotherapy department. The centre is located on the Albury campus of Albury Wodonga Health.  There are two advanced trainees in medical oncology.

We have an established, award winning clinical research department allowing our patients access to a broad range of clinical trials. Our research unit was the recipient of $18.5 million over 5 years from the Medical Research Future Fund Grant in collaboration with the regional Trials Network Victoria to improve outcomes in cancer patients across regional Victoria and is supported by a research fellow.

Multidisciplinary clinics are established for common malignancies as well as teleconferencing and mentoring links with metropolitan centres for the co-management of less common tumours. Albury Wodonga Health and the AWRCC is an associate site of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre enabling clinical, research and educational partnerships.

The successful applicant will have the unique opportunity to become an associate of the Border Medical Oncology and Haematology practice and a Visiting Medical Officer at the Border Cancer Hospital and Albury-Wodonga Health. Opportunities exist for a conjoint appointment with the University of NSW rural medical school.

Essential Requirements:

  • FRACP (Medical Oncology) Completion of advanced training in Medical Oncology
  • Specialist registration in adult medicine (Physician) and Medical Oncology with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated capacity in the efficient and effective day-to-day management of medical oncology patients and a commitment to best practice care, including a commitment to clinical research
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to a multidisciplinary approach to patient management

Enough about work. Albury-Wodonga provides an envious lifestyle in one of the most beautiful regions of Australia. The secret seems to be out as it is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia. There is an abundance of space, clean air, mountains, ski resorts, rivers, wineries, restaurants, national parks and numerous other recreational opportunities. The city has a diverse economy and affordable housing. Read more about how we bench mark on this link https://smart-cities.dashboard.gov.au/allcities/overview

The region boasts a number of excellent secondary and tertiary educational facilities. An efficient regional airport provides easy access to Sydney and Melbourne allowing easy face to face interaction with city colleagues and participation in state and national committees.


Contact: Dr Craig Underhill, Border Medical Oncology Phone: 02 60641515 
Fax: 02 60641516 or Email: craig.underhill@bordermedonc.com.au

Direct Applications Only
This vacancy is NOT open to any agencies or employment consultants, regardless of their status.