Category: Health / Medical Care
Salary: $84k - $131k
Employer: St George Hospital
Employment Type: Temporary Various
Remuneration: - Resident - $81884-$110737
Registrar - $102003-$12792
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM12668
About the role:
St George Hospital is a busy tertiary referral hospital in Kogarah. It has an active haematology unit covering all aspects of general haematology including a strong focus on malignant haematology and thrombotic disorders. The role prepares the Fellow well for transitioning to consultancy with opportunities to coordinate teaching and training of junior colleagues as well as ample clinic experience. The Department has a large clinical trials unit which will expose the fellow to a breadth of therapeutic interventions as well as registry experience. Opportunities will also be available for the Fellow to be involved in research (laboratory or clinical).
This position is a full-time position (flexible hours considered) for the duration of one year commencing in February 2022. The fellow will work with other trainees rotated from the East –Coast Network into St George Hospital.
Candidates completing their training in haematology or recently qualified from Fellowships of RACP and RCPA are welcome to apply.
Where you’ll be working
The primary location of this position will be at St George Hospital although the position also involves occasional support at Sutherland hospital.The primary location of this position will be at St George Hospital although the position also involves occasional support at Sutherland hospital.
What you’ll be doing St George Hospital & Sutherland Hospitals are both part of the South East Sydney and Illawarra Health District Haematology Training Network. The St George Hospital Cancer Care Centre is one of the busiest
Comprehensive Cancer Centres in New South Wales and provides co-located medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology services. The St George Hospital Clinical Research Unit conducts clinical research into cancer across a wide range of major tumour streams as well as across multiple disciplines.
The 9 haematologists at St George Hospital pride themselves on providing excellent training opportunities as well as exposure to their own professional interests across research, medical education and quality improvement.
The purpose of this role is to provide an opportunity for a passionate candidate either at or nearing the end of their training to undertake a final period of supervised practice at a distance to help prepare them for independent practice as a consultant. This will include a significant component of mentoring on the roles and responsibilities of a clinical and laboratory specialist.
One of the key roles for the fellow is co-ordinating and facilitating timely review of newly referred malignant and non-malignant patients to the department, providing a rich opportunity for supervised practice in the initial management and workup of haematology presentations, as well as the design, implementation and monitoring of best practice management processes.
Other key experiences for the fellow include:
- Assuming a leadership role within the department, specifically in terms of leading and mentoring junior staff and advanced trainees.
- Taking a leading role in departmental and hospital wide medical education
- Involvement in the Clinical Trials Unit
- Mentoring on laboratory management and supervision
- Independent or supervised laboratory or clinical research
- Introduction to and support for participation within state and national peak research and quality bodies.
It is assumed that not all applicants will have the same specific interests, and there is an expectation that applicants will work together with their supervisors to develop specific career objectives at the start of their appointment to ensure they are ready for independent practice at the end of their fellowship.
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Applications Close: Monday, 18 October 2021
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