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Fractional Medical Specialist Palliative Care

Type: Maternity leave
Hours Per Week: 21
Closing Date: 01/04/2019
Employer: Barwon Health Palliative Care
Location: Geelong
Reference No: 157958


The successful applicant will be part of an integrated service providing palliative care to the Geelong region as well as surrounding districts. Embracing multi-disciplinary care the Barwon Health palliative care department encompasses a busy community palliative care service, a designated palliative care unit, a hospital-based consultancy team as well as a supportive role to sub-regional areas.

Research and medical education also represent strong components of the service.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, then apply today and join our dynamic and innovative organisation

What We Offer

Barwon Health Palliative Care provides palliative care nursing, medical, allied health and volunteer services within a framework of integrated health service involving close collaboration between community, inpatient as well as an acute consultative service. The model of palliative care is based on level of need and targets patients with complex care needs. The Community Palliative Care team is based at the McKellar Centre.

Selection Criteria

? Basic medical degree
? Medical Qualifications suitable for full specialist registration from the Australian Health Practitoner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
? FRACP (Palliative Care) and/or FAChPM
? Ability to provide leadership in a multidisciplinary team setting
? Excellent communication skills
? Commitment to medical education
? Extensive experience in the provision of Palliative Medicine in acute sector, consultative services, inpatient palliative care units and community domiciliary
? Must have a standard of personal presentation that portrays and identifies a professional image
? Current and Valid Australian Driving Licence
? Research experience and interest
? An understanding of Barwon Health Equal Opportunity Policies and Procedures

How To Apply

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