2021 Neurology Fellow

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About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 900 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Monash Neurology

Monash Health provides neurological services across three of its acute hospital sites. More than 2,000 patients each year are admitted under the neurology unit and more than 14,000 patients are seen in the neurology outpatient specialist clinics each year. Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, serves as Monash Health's main centre for comprehensive stroke care providing optimised time for treatment. As one of two designated statewide stroke neurointerventional services with dedicated endovascular angiography facilities and access to acute stroke thrombolysis, Monash Medical Centre plays a pivotal role in the assessment and management of patients across the South East of Victoria.

The Neurophysiology Service is one of the largest units with Monash Health Neurology. It includes a variety of clinical services and tests to assist in the diagnosis, management and treatment of a variety of neurological disorders. Approximately 1200 patients are seen each year in the epilepsy/first seizure outpatient specialist clinic and more than 2,700 electroencephalograms (EEGs), electromyography (EMG)/nerve conduction studies, and autonomic tests are performed annually by the neurophysiology service.

About the Role

Monash Neurology is offering a 1-year neurology fellowship in 2021. This role will provide excellent exposure to multiple domains in clinical neurology. Trainees will be provided with education and training on multiple sub-specialties in neurology, including but not limited to:
  • Routine electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Critical Care EEG
  • Video-EEG monitoring
  • Clinical trials and research in epilepsy, motor neurone disease, and movement disorders
  • Outpatient clinics in epilepsy/first seizure/general neurology/movement disorders

There will be ample opportunities for research including Movement Disorder research 0.5 days/week, Motor Neurone Disease research 0.5 days/week, epilepsy research, epilepsy and first seizure clinics, and EEG. Further exposure to other sub-specialties can be arranged based on individual requirements, as well as extending the fellowship into a higher degree, such as a PhD.

About You

Candidates who have completed two years of neurology advanced core training are eligible to apply. Ideally you will have demonstrated experience in working effectively in a multidisciplinary team, demonstrated capacity to establish and lead productive working relationships, demonstrated ability to achieve defined outcomes through a consultative and participatory approach, and a particular clinical and research interest in clinical neurophysiology.

What you need:
  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Employee working with children's check

  • Previous experience (completed two years of neurology advanced core training)

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.