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Consultant Haematologist - Ballarat

10 Jan 2023 11:11 AM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

Haematologist

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, swe.htet@bhs.org.au. Interested applicants can apply online at www.bhs.org.au

First contact – Dr Swe Myo Htet, swe.htet@bhs.org.au, 03 5320 8500

Second contact – Dr Sharad Sharma, sharad.sharma@bhs.org.au, 03 5320 8500


CONTACT

Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
145 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 02 8097 8114


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