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Visiting Medical Officer in Burns

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 6 days
    Published on 26 Nov 2021
  • Job no: 43845
  • Category: 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 Visiting Medical Officer in Burns Surgery 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: Mr Stephen Salerno on telephone 03 9076 3626.

Application close: Sunday 5th December 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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closes in 6 days - 05 Dec 2021
  • Published on 26 Nov 2021, 12:28 AM