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Reference Number 20367
Position Title 2018 Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Fellow
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy
Department Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery
Hours per Week 38
Position Summary

About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About the Department
The Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Unit at SVHM, has been a leader in the microsurgical reconstruction of both traumatic and malignant defects throughout the body, as well as elective and acute hand surgery.  It is aligned closely with the O'Brien Institute which has offered reconstructive laboratory research fellowships successfully for many years.
About the Role
St. Vincent’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified medical practitioners for a full time fixed term position of a Plastic and Reconstructive Fellow for 12 months duration commencing 2nd  July 2018.
The Plastic and Reconstructive Fellowship will include exposure to a wide spectrum of reconstructive surgery including: breast, sarcoma, head and neck, skin malignancy, hand surgery and maxillofacial surgery. Clinical management of patients will be under the care and direction of the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a clinical research project and be involved in undergraduate and post-graduate medical teaching and mentoring.

Skills, Experience & Qualification

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • FRACS Part II or equivalent
  • Ability and experience working in an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent skills and competencies as a clinician and excellent communication skills with patients, their families and ones’ colleagues
  • Teaching commitment and skills in the areas of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education
  • Ongoing involvement with and encouragement of research

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Discounted Staff Car Park
Applicants for this position must apply online. They should include Curriculum Vitae and the names & contact details of three professional referees.
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police. 
Closing Date of application; 31st July 2017

Contact Person Mr Tim Bennett
Contact Number 92318850
Alternate Contact Person Melissa Evans
Alternate Contact Number 92314840
Closing Date 04/08/2017
Position Description
Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow Position Description July 201....pdf