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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17091
Position Title Provisional Fellow – Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Entity St Vincent's Health Network
Geographical Location Darlinghurst
Award Classification Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award - Registrar
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated medical officer with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care. 

St Vincent's Hospital has 2x 6 month positions (Jan-Jun, July-Jan) for a Provisional Fellow -Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine. Applicants can apply for one of the terms or both. This unique position has dual accreditation for both the Faculty of Pain Medicine (ANZCA) and the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (RACP). 
The position is divided between the pain service and a pain/musculoskeletal /orthogeriatrics rehabilitation service. The Fellow will have access to tutorial programs in Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine and will be providing service to the acute pain rounds, hospital pain consults and the chronic pain clinic. 

The Provisional Fellow will be supported by a resident and an intern in providing services to 12 inpatient rehabilitation beds for inpatients pain programs of those with orthopaedic/musculoskeletal conditions. The term has been designed to offer exposure to cancer pain and a dedicated 6 week period will also be spent in Palliative Care. 

The NSW Faculty of Rehabilitation medicine has approved trainees in rehabilitation medicine to apply for the position and if successful in securing a 6 month position can still apply in the general round of job offers for another rehabilitation term to complement the St Vincent's position. Pain medicine Provisional Fellows may also apply for the position as a 12 month term.
This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directve.
Application Instructions:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.


For further information and to submit an application please go to https://wd3.myworkday.com/svha/d/inst/15$158872/9925$626.htmld


Applications close at 11:45pm on 20th Dec 2017



Selection Criteria Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia

MBBS or equivalent currently registered or eligible for Registration with the Medical Board of Australia

Two (2) years post graduation experience or more. Interest in pain medicine and multidisciplinary models of care.

Enrolled in vocational training for the Faculty of Pain Medicine and/or the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Demonstrated excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and computer skill.

Demonstrated teamwork, time management and problem solving skills as part of a multidisciplinary team

Demonstrated commitment to self directed learning

Demonstrated abillity to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgement and expertise
Contact Person Steven Faux
Contact Number 83829516
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person
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Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 20/12/2017
Additional Information (URL) http://www.careersatsvmhs.com.au

Supporting Documents
Position Description
Application Guide