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Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC) and Horsham
(up to 26.6 hrs per week; up to 0.7 FTE – 0.4 Ballarat and 0.3 Horsham)
Closing date: 22 January 2023 for Immediate start
Applications are sought from suitably qualified Haematologist for the position of Consultant Haematologist at Ballarat Health Services (BHS). This position is located within the Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC) and is available to commence in February 2023. This particular post is available as a response to the growth in the haematology service.
The successful applicant will be an outstanding clinician, demonstrate an exceptional track record as a haematologist and communicator and provide a high-level knowledge of the haematology service where evidence based clinical approaches are fundamental to the delivery of services.
Opportunity also exists for the applicant to consider a fortnightly outreach clinic to Horsham.
The BRICC is located in the Ballarat Base Hospital, the largest regional hospital in the Grampians region. It is the principal referral hospital for the entire region, which extends from Bacchus Marsh on the outskirts of Melbourne to the South Australian border, an area of ~48,000 square kilometres. The BRICC delivers a multi-modality oncology service – from state-of-the-art radiotherapy and chemotherapy (including outreach), comprehensive allied health and supportive care, research and clinical trials to a vibrant Wellness Centre offering a full suite of complementary therapies.
The haematology service is expanding, currently supported by three staff haematologists and a fourth one joining in February 2023. The inpatient team is supported by a BPT registrar and an HMO. The service is well supported by the medical oncology team which currently comprises 5 full time and 5 visiting medical oncologists. An expanded medical training program includes an advanced trainee oncology registrar, a clinical oncology Fellow, as well as basic trainee medical registrars and medical residents.
We work closely with the Radiation Oncology Unit (BAROC), Palliative Care (outstanding inpatient palliative care facility “Gandarra”), haematology inpatient services (ward 4 south) and the onsite satellite pharmacy. The oncology unit supports 4 outreach consultation and treatment services at Stawell, Horsham and Maryborough with referrals from these services for haematological conditions.
Ballarat is a vibrant regional hub offering easy access to Melbourne, the greater Grampians region and surf coast shire beaches. With a growing population, low cost of living, outstanding schools and vibrant sporting and arts communities, Ballarat is indeed an enviable location for your next career move or progression.
This role is suited to a clinical haematologist wishing to contribute to a growing and vibrant service and an aspirational professional driven by career, community and contribution. An attractive remuneration package is attached to this role. Registration or eligibility for registration with the Medical Board of Australia is a must. Applicants must be Fellows of the Royal Australian College of Physicians or equivalent. AHPRA registration is mandatory.
For further information please contact the Haematology lead Dr. Swe Myo Htet, email@example.com. Interested applicants can apply online at www.bhs.org.au
First contact – Dr Swe Myo Htet, firstname.lastname@example.org, 03 5320 8500
Second contact – Dr Sharad Sharma, email@example.com, 03 5320 8500
Staff Specialist – Haematologist Latrobe Regional Hospital
Applications close 8 December 2022
This position will be responsible for the provisions of Specialist Haematology Services for patients at Latrobe Regional Hospital and in addition, where required, to outreach clinics in Gippsland.
This position will be involved in the training and supervision of medical and nursing staff as required.
The aim of this position is to ensure the delivery of haematology services is consistent with the clinical governance framework and core values of LRH.
MBBS or equivalent essential
FRACP or equivalent with subspecialty training in haematology
Dual training with FRCPA would be highly regarded
Have active involvement in the further development of haematology services into the future including inpatient services and clinical research activities within the department.
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ASSOCIATE CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGIST
ALBURY-WODONGA HEALTH and BORDER MEDICAL ONCOLOGY & HAEMATOLOGY
Border Medical Oncology and Haematology (BMO) is a thriving and well-organised medical oncology & haematology practice based in Albury-Wodonga. We are seeking a second Haematologist to join our practice on a full time basis.
The practice sees both public and private patients across a broad range of tumour types. We service a regional population of approximately 250,000 people and provide outreach clinics to Wangaratta and Deniliquin. We are based in the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer and Wellness Centre (AWRCC) , which includes state of the art day ward, inpatient wards and radiotherapy department. The centre is located on the Albury campus of Albury Wodonga Health.
We have an established, award winning clinical research department allowing our patients access to a broad range of clinical trials. Our research unit was the recipient of an $18.5 million over 5 years from the Medical Research Future Fund Grant in collaboration with the regional Trials Network Victoria to improve outcomes in cancer patients across regional Victoria
Multidisciplinary clinics are established for common malignancies as well as teleconferencing and mentoring links with metropolitan centres for the co-management of less common tumours. Albury Wodonga Health and the AWRCC is an associate site of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre enabling clinical, research and educational partnerships
Haematology consists of non-malignant and malignant haematology with well-established day chemotherapy and inpatient facilities to support growing needs. There is an advanced trainee in haematology, and close links with the combined haematology service at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Royal Melbourne Hospital.
The successful applicant will have the unique opportunity to become an associate of the Border Medical Oncology and Haematology practice and a Visiting Medical Officer at the Border Cancer Hospital and Albury Wodonga Health. Opportunities exist for a conjoint appointment with the University of NSW rural medical school.
• FRACP (Haematology) Completion of advanced training in Haematology.
• Specialist registration in adult medicine (Physician) and Haematology with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA)
• Demonstrated capacity in the efficient and effective day-to-day management of haematology patients and a commitment to best practice care, including a commitment to clinical research.
• Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills.
• Commitment to a multidisciplinary approach to patient management.
Enough about work. Albury-Wodonga provides an envious lifestyle in one of the most beautiful regions of Australia. (The secret seems to be out as it is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia. There is an abundance of space, clean air, mountains, ski resorts, rivers, wineries, restaurants, national parks and numerous other recreational opportunities. The city has a diverse economy and affordable housing. Read more about how we bench mark on this link. https://smart-cities.dashboard.gov.au/allcities/overview
The region boasts a number of excellent secondary and tertiary educational facilities. An efficient regional airport provides easy access to Sydney and Melbourne allowing easy face to face interaction with city colleagues and participation in state and national committees.
Contact: Dr Craig Underhill, Border Medical Oncology Phone: 02 60641515
Fax: 02 60641516 or Email:
Direct Applications Only
This vacancy is NOT open to any agencies or employment consultants, regardless of their status.
Job Ad Reference: PA10450250
Two Temporary full-time position (07/02/23 – 06/02/24)
Unit/Department: Clinical Haematology Division of Cancer Services Metro South Health Location: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba
Contact: Dr Robert Bird (07) 3176 2425
Classification: L4 – L9 or L10 – L13
Online applications: https://metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/job-vacancies
Applications close: 31 October.
Staff Specialist - Haematology - Dubbo
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: $246,059 - $332,434 pa (These amounts are inclusive of superannuation and allowances)
Hours per week: 40
Applications Close: 16 October 2022 – 11.59 pm
About the opportunity
Dubbo Health Service is now looking for a Full Time Staff Specialist in Haematology to join the team in Dubbo.
The Staff Specialist will join a fast growing and dynamic multi-disciplinary team who are providing services to the biggest rural health district in NSW, and at 250,000 sq km is one of the largest in the country. Given the large geographical area encompassed by our district, improved delivery of service to these rural and remote communities is a focus of the facility, including the provision of clinical trials.
The current Haematology team at Dubbo comprises of two Haematologists and one Clinical Nurse Specialist. This is largely an outpatient service, with rare inpatients, but planning to move to limited inpatient service with increased staffing over time. This position will join the team and will be based in Dubbo at the new Western Cancer Centre with opportunities available to do lab work and outreach clinics.
The Western Cancer Centre is a brand new centre that opened recently and provides holistic services to Western NSW. The centre has expanded and upgraded clinical services including 16 Chemotherapy chairs, Radiotherapy services, and PET scanner.
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For role related queries, contact Dr Sue Moreton via email or phone 02 6809 6209.
How do I apply for this role?
Apply for this position via our eCredential website here. Please address the selection criteria listed in the position description.
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