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Visiting Medical Officer in Geriatric Medicine

  • Caulfield Hospital
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  • Job no: 18362
  • Categories: Senior Medical, Visiting Medical Officer

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and has a major role in the provision of specialist tertiary and quaternary services on a state-wide and national basis. The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities - The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham - and provides undergraduate and postgraduate training in Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health, with strong links with Monash and Latrobe Universities and the University of Melbourne

  • VMO Position (0.7) – Commencing on or about 11th February 2019

An opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Specialist in Geriatric Medicine to join the dynamic Aged Care Department at Alfred Health. The successful applicant would potentially have responsibilities across the range of inpatient and outpatient services provided by the Rehabilitation, Aged Care and Community Service (RACCS) at Alfred Health including:

  • Aged Care Consultative Service
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management
  • GEM at Home
  • Aged Care Assessment service (ACAS)
  • Mobile Assessment and Treatment Service (MATS)
  • Specialist clinics
  • Transition Care
  • Wonthaggi Hospital

The Aged Care Department supervises Advanced Trainees in Geriatric Medicine and values a commitment to quality patient orientated care through collaboration and research.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Consultant Specialists in Geriatric Medicine (FRACP in Geriatric Medicine or equivalent) registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency for this VMO (0.7 EFT) position, commencing on or about 11th February 2019 (24.5 hours per week + on call)

For more information, please contact: A/Prof Peter Hunter, Director of Aged Care on 9076 6601

Closing date: 22 November 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 15 Nov 2018, 11:46 PM