Specialist in Infectious Diseases (Fractional) - Alfred Healthicon-resource-website icon-resource-website
‹ Back to all jobs

Specialist in Infectious Diseases (Fractional)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66232
  • Category: Senior Medical, Visiting Medical Officer

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

The Infectious Diseases Unit is one of the largest medical units within the Alfred.  It incorporates; the Victorian HIV Service, Clinical Research Unit and the Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Unit.  The Unit has a specialty consult service and an active teaching and education role.  The Unit works closely with the Burnet Institute and Monash University and has a large clinical and research profile.

Applications are invited for the position of Specialist in Infectious Diseases (Fractional) to assist in expanding access to antibiotic use into the community and at home (EACH) for the people who inject drugs pilot program (PWID). 

This position is for 7 hours per week for an initial 12 month appointment. Funding is currently fixed term until 30 June 2025. 

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

Enquiries: Please contact Prof Anton Peleg on 03 9076 3087

Applications close: Sunday, 24 September 2023

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 accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au