Fractional Medical Specialist - Palliative Care



Temporary part time - 42 hours per fortnight (maternity leave relief) An excellent opportunity exists in Geelong for an experienced and qualified Medical Specialist to work as part of our Palliative Care team Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team shows leadership and embraces change About the facility 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.

About the role An exciting opportunity exists for a palliative medicine specialist to join the palliative care team at Barwon Health in a maternity leave relief role from mid-January 2019. 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. About the culture We are a specialist interdisciplinary palliative care service, which is committed to providing an equitable, seamless, person centred approach, strengthened by education, research and development to support our community.

Barwon Health staff benefits Flexible working arrangements Professional development Access to employee wellness facility Salary packaging Social club Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan Aboriginal Employment Plan Our Commitment to Child Safety Other information At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free..

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28 Nov 2018


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