Endocrinologist - Specialist 1-5 Canberra ACT Position Number: 49559
Annual Salary: Indicative total package value of between: $255,448 - $314,869inclusive of salary, applicable allowances and 11.5% super.
Vacancy Type: Temporary Part Time
Closing Date: 19 January 2021
Contact Officer: Carolyn Petersons (02) 5124 2214
Canberra Health Services
Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together. Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community. Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and communitybased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)-a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper... Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to: The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services. University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services. Five Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury. Seven community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages. A range of community based health services including early childhood services, youth and women's health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.
Strong research links are maintained with the ANU, University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University. All specialties are represented with the exception of organ transplantation. The hospital has well developed post graduate teaching programs. A fully equipped medical library is available on site with a large collection of hard copy and on line journals and textbooks.
The preferred candidate maybe considered for a conjoint position in ANU at an academic level commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The academic position will be held for the duration of the Canberra Health Services employment and will be subject to regular performance reviews. No remuneration is attached to the University position. The employee will be responsible to the University on academic matters and clinical/ research matters to Canberra Health Services.
For more information in relation to conjoint positions with the ANU please contact Professor Imogen Mitchell, Dean, ANU Medical School (02) 6125 2622 [email protected]
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Overview of the work area and position:
Endocrinology is the study of hormone-producing (endocrine) glands and the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders, including diabetes. Canberra Health Services Diabetes Service is an interdisciplinary team comprising medical, nursing and allied health professionals. The service provides a coordinated and integrated service between the Canberra Hospital and various community-based locations within the ACT. The service provides diabetes care and treatment across the continuum for adults, including women during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
The Endocrinology and Diabetes Department is a clinical unit within the Division of Medicine. The unit provides endocrinology and diabetes care to adolescents and young adults, pregnant women and adults in both the ambulatory and acute care settings in the ACT. The unit also provides specialist endocrinology and diabetes care to residents and from regional NSW adjacent to the ACT.
The successful applicant will need to possess a strong work ethic and ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment, be committed to achieving positive results for the department and continually apply judgement, initiative, critical thinking and common sense.
Qualifications and experience: Registered or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner's Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in the field of Endocrinology. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of College of Physicians (FRACP) or equivalent specialist qualifications.
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: Be granted with their Scope of Clinical Practice through the Medical Dental Appointments Advisory Committee (MDAAC). Undergo a pre-employment Police check. Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
Note: This position is temporary part time at 12 hours per week for 6 months with the possibility of extension for up to 2 years and or permanency. Selection maybe be based on application and referee reports.
Starting salary will be negotiated within this band for the successful candidate, depending on their experience and expertise.
Medical Staff in the Canberra Health Services enjoy excellent conditions, and our Enterprise Agreement is available at https://www.health.act.gov.au/careers/applying-work-us/enterprise-agreements
Under the general direction and guidance from the Director, Endocrinology and Diabetes, and Director, Diabetes Service: Perform clinical duties as required and participate in the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes clinical meetings. Work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health service colleagues as part of an inter-disciplinary health care team and communicate effectively with patients, colleagues and staff as a senior member of the clinical team in delivering patient care Canberra ACT Australia (+1 other)
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