- Job no: 31836
- 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 also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.
The Victorian Adult Burns Service (VABS) at The Alfred is the state-wide provider of burns care for all adults with complex major burn injuries in Victoria. Each year we admit over 300 burns patients and review over 1000 outpatients. The unit provides training for local and international Fellows, advanced surgical trainees in Plastic Surgery, and placements for junior medical, nursing and allied health staff and students. We are leaders in translational, registry based and clinical research in the area of burns, skin bioengineering and wound healing.
The VABS (incorporating The Helen Macpherson Smith Burns Unit on 6 West) provides:
- Acute care for all severely injured adult burns patients in Victoria
- Secondary reconstructive surgery for burns patients in association with the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit
- Post-Operative rehabilitation and scar management services
- Advice, assessment and treatment of outpatients with minor burns
A position is available for a Full Time Burns Surgeon to join the VABS at Alfred Health. The appointee must be a legally qualified practitioner, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons or equivalent. The appointee will have demonstrable relevant contemporary knowledge and experience in acute and secondary burns surgery and meet Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in burns surgery.
Enquiries: Ms Heather Cleland on telephone 03 9076 3626.
Applications close: 15 January 2021
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.
- Closed 6 days ago - 15 Jan 2021
- Published on 08 Jan 2021, 5:15 AM