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Visiting Medical Officer in Pain Medicine

  • Caulfield Hospital
  • Job no: 21200
  • 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 is a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria.  The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Pain Medicine Specialist (FPMANZCA) to work in our multidisciplinary chronic pain clinic (7 hours per week). The service has a dynamic pain management team, and the role covers;

  • Assessment and medical management of chronic pain patients
  • Supervision of trainees
  • Involvement in team management decisions.

The Caulfield Pain Management and Research Centre is an ambulatory service providing specialist assessment and treatment for adults with chronic non-malignant pain and cancer survivors with chronic pain. The Centre is part of the suite of Alfred Health Pain services with strong ties cross campuses. The Centre aims to assist patients to reduce the impact of persistent pain by optimising pain treatments, improving function and promoting self-management.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and hold a Fellowship of the Australian Faculty of Pain Medicine (FFPMANZCA). Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in working within a multidisciplinary pain rehabilitation team, as well as supervising Trainees and allied health teams, promoting practice innovation and service delivery. An interest in research is desirable. As s well as meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Pain Medicine.

Enquiries please contact A/Prof Carolyn Arnold (Head of Pain Management) or Program Manager, Yvette Harding on 03 9076 6834.

Applications Close: Sunday 4th August 2019

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 07 Jul 2019, 10:49 PM