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Director Cardiothoracic Surgery and Program Director Alfred Heart & Lung

  • Alfred Health
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  • Job no: 12168
  • Categories: Senior Medical, Full Time Specialist

Alfred Health is a major provider of specialist services throughout the State of Victoria. It is one of Australia’s leading public health care providers, a teaching hospital and an academic partner of Monash University. There is strong involvement with medical research and training through collaborative relationships – as a member of Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and also through the onsite Alfred Medical Research & Education Precinct (AMREP).With around 1000 beds across three main campuses, Alfred Health offers the most comprehensive range of adult specialist medical and surgical services in Victoria, including major state-wide services - trauma, heart-lung transplant, burns, cystic fibrosis, hyperbaric medicine and HIV/AIDS. It treats in excess of 100,000 inpatients, around 100,000 emergency and 200,000 outpatients annually.

The Alfred Cardiothoracic Surgery service provides a broad range of highly specialised procedures including cardiac and pulmonary transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and pulmonary endarterectomy. The Service is a leader in transplantation and performs over 600 cardiac cases annually and a significant thoracic workload providing services to both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Applications are invited for the position of Director Cardiothoracic Surgery. The Director Cardiothoracic Surgery will oversee excellent clinical care, whilst supporting Alfred Health's teaching, research and clinical governance programs. The successful applicant will provide excellent clinical expertise and service in Cardiothoracic Surgery, provide supervision to junior medical and other relevant staff within the Unit.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery is required as well as meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Offering an attractive package, this is an important appointment, assuming the responsibility for the leadership and ongoing strategic development of one of the busiest Cardiothoracic Surgery department in the country.

We are also inviting applications for the Program Director Alfred Heart & Lung position reporting to the Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Suitable applicants may wish to apply for the role through this advertisement.

Enquiries: A/Prof Bill Johnson – Program Director Surgical Services on Tel (03) 9076 2156.

Applications Close Sunday 24 June 2018.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Published on 28 May 2018, 3:54 AM