Provisional Fellow. Sydney NSW Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Remuneration: $81,884 - $127,922 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM10635
Applications Close: 20 May 2021
Sydney Local Health District is seeking a highly motivated Provisional Fellow to join the Chronic Pain Management Team at Concord Hospital
What You Will Be Doing
This position is open to qualified candidates from both Anaesthesia and Rehabilitation fields. You will be Involved in the chronic and acute pain inpatient service as well as the Outpatient pain service with appropriate degrees of independence. You will have the opportunity to enhance your skills in a chosen area, with support provided for research activities. Candidates for this position will engage in self-directed as well as work-directed learning of relevant principles and material.
This role has a focus on excellence in teaching and will offer you training toward a higher qualification in pain management, Faculty of Pain Medicine Australian and New Zealand... College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA).
The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management
The Chronic Pain Management Service is a multidisciplinary team for inpatient and outpatients of Concord Hospital. It offers support to patients with complex acute, sub-acute and chronic pain conditions. It includes a Burns Pain Clinic affiliated to a regional burns referral centre.
The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management provides anaesthesia services to an 11 theatre operating suite, with approximately 11,000 cases per year, and provides sedation and anaesthetic support for cardiology, radiology and endoscopy procedures outside the operating theatres. Over 80% of our elective surgical caseload is assessed and prepared in a dedicated pre-assessment clinic, and over 90% of patients are admitted on the day of surgery via the peri-operative unit - either as day of surgical admissions or as day stay patients. The pain service makes over 7000 peri-operative acute pain visits per year.
Where you will be working
Concord Repatriation General Hospital is a principal referral facility and a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney. We offer a comprehensive range of specialty and sub-specialty services, many recognised nationally and internationally as Centres of excellence. Major services include colorectal and laparoscopic surgery, gastroenterology, geriatrics and rehabilitation medicine, bone and joint services, cancer services, haematology, respiratory medicine and sleep studies, molecular biology and genetics, and those provided through the internationally acknowledged Statewide Burns Service, in which Concord plays a major part.
Sydney Local Health Districts vision incorporates NSW Health Core Values and a commitment to equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.
Our strategic priority under this vision is our commitment to excellence in Patient and Family Centre Care. Staff are supported to ensure patients, their families and carers are considered as partners in care to achieve optimal patient outcomes and best possible healthcare experience.
What We Can Offer You Supportive, collegiate and diverse work environment Ongoing professional development and career opportunities Salary packaging and fitness passport for eligible staff including utilizing SLHD gym facilities Wellbeing, advocacy, mentorship and support opportunities exclusively for medical staff through SLHDs multifaceted workplace program MDOK. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role. Trainees must be progressing signficantly toward completing their training in their primary specialties and be eligible to register as trainee with the Faculty of Pain Medicine ANZCA. Intention to present for fellowship examination of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. Demonstrated advanced ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care. Demonstrated advanced communication skills, including the ability to convey, adapt verbal and written information to a clinical and non-clinical audience. Demonstrated advanced organisational and time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management. Demonstrated advanced ability to remain calm and act constructively when faced with high pressure situations or unpredictable environments. Demonstrated previous experience in and willingness to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and training and commitment to the after-hours and on call roster.
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