Position Details
Reference Number 19232
Position Title Respiratory Consultant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Directorate Directorate Acute Health
Division Medical Services
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 31 - Ses. Medical Officer - HN37 - Specialist Year 05
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 21.00
Position Summary

Northern Health

Respiratory Consultant

Part Time, Ongoing

Northern Health is a growing, dynamic health service, providing vital public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our campuses offer services to a diverse community across acute, subacute, ambulatory and community programs. 

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Respiratory Physician who is suitably qualified to fill a permanent part-time position (0.3 EFT + 0.1 privately billed clinic).

This particular role involves:

  • 0.2 EFT General Respiratory Clinics – Monday PM and Thursday PM
  • 0.1 EFT Oxygen Clinic – Tuesday PM
  • 0.1 Privately billed Lung Mass Clinic – Thursday AM

About the role:

  • Support and assist the Respiratory Medicine Unit Head in the provision of high quality medical services at Northern Health, consistent with Northern Health values.
  • Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care.
  • Participate in audit and other quality activities and committees, in particular, involvement and participation in Morbidity, Mortality and Adverse event audits
  • Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care.
  • Be immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in resuscitation and subsequent management of critically ill or injured patients.
  • Contribute to the professional and corporate life of Northern Health by participation in appropriate committees and fora.
  • Contribute to ongoing service improvement and clinical and workforce innovation to ensure Northern Health provides high quality accessible Respiratory Services within allocated resources and meets the needs of Northern Health patients.
  • Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both medical and nursing undergraduates and postgraduates) roles in the medical Unit. 

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to join a friendly and progressive team in a rapidly expanding and dynamic organisation.
  • Encouragement to grow, innovate and partake in ongoing training and development programs.
  • Benefits including salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, access to EAP, library access and onsite car parking.

Credentialing and Scope of Practice:

The appointee must participate in the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process at Northern Health by completing the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice applications via the electronic credentialing system - CGov prior to interview. 

Click here to complete your credentialing application: CGov credentialing application link or go to the following URL: https://northern-ph-h6er8emm.patientsafety.com/webframe/modules/mod_meldingen/FormController.php?form_id=917b854d-20ed-7764-817c-9c544f005090

Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice will be reviewed on a regular basis in line with Northern Health policy. 

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. For further details, please refer to the Position Description.


Selection Criteria Essential: Online credentialing
Contact Person Katharine See
Contact Number 84052444
Contact Email katharine.see@nh.org.au
Closing Date 16/05/2019
Position Description
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