Infectious Diseases Physician

Location Heidelberg VIC


Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Our 9,000 employees and 425 volunteers provide safe, high quality, person-centred care at Austin Hospital, Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre), Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, as well as in the community through Hospital-in-the-Home and partner health services. We are an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research and have affiliations with many leading universities and research institutes.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Infectious Diseases Physician to join our Infectioud Diseases Department. Details of Department This position is located within the Infectious Diseases Department and links tightly with the nursing Infection Control team, the Microbiology Department and the Office of Research. Office and all support services are located in Infectious Diseases.

Infection control and infectious diseases activities and research are expected to project across all Austin Health and to link in with appropriate ID-initiated research alliances such as Melbourne Genomics Alliance and the Doherty Institute. Application to the Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne for academic co-appointment will be encouraged and supported. Details of position: This role is ful time, fixed term for 5 years.

To be successful for this role you must: Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Hold a Fellowship of the FRACP, or equivalent Hold a higher degree in research (PhD, MD) Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Infectious Diseases, especially in clinical virology, including COVID-19, HIV and the longterm consequences of serious viral infections Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, junior medical, nursing and other clinical staff to provide efficient, safe and quality care across the continuum, and Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, training and research. Please refer to the position for further information about the role and required knowledge and skills. 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, employee assistance program and a staff health centre. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Certificate 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’. You will be required to Sign in OR Reg.

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28 Sep 2020


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