Research/Clinical IBD Fellow



Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Research/Clinical IBD Fellow to join our Gastroenterology Unit.

Details of Department The Surgery, Anaesthesia and Procedural Medicine Division employs over 1,500 staff and is responsible for the provision of approximately 50,000 elective and emergency procedures per year delivered to the community serviced by Austin Health. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) unit is a sub-specialty of the Department of Gastroenterology which forms part of SAPM. The Department of Gastroenterology provides expert care in the fields of luminal gastroenterology, hepatology, interventional endoscopy, intestinal failure and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Details of position/position requirements To provide excellent care to patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and to perform quality research at Austin Health. IBD clinical and research development of the incumbent is a significant component of the role. The IBD Service at Austin Health is establishing an innovative integrated model of care (MOC) which aims to safeguard immunosuppressed patients, reduce ED presentations, and reduce length of stay (LOS) and to better manage capacity of this patient cohort.

To be successful in this role you must: Attendance at weekly IBD Clinics including MDM/VBC Attendance at a weekly scope list with an IBD consultant Assist and manage patients via the IBD Helpline in conjunction with the IBD nurse consultants IBD related admin paperwork in conjunction with the IBD registrar Direct involvement and management of inpatient and outpatient care Supervisory role to the IBD registrar re: inpatient/outpatient care Identify IBD inpatients and communicate their presence/management plan to the MDT Work with us Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. Application Instructions: Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page.

You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted. Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online applica.

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22 Sep 2019


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