Staff Specialist Oncologist.


There is a unique opportunity to join our dynamic team as a Staff Specialist Oncologist.

Benefits which include:

  • Professional development opportunities and CME allowances
  • Salary packaging
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Relocation assistance

Located on the iconic River, the city is one of regional Australia’s most diverse and progressive regional cities, offering a Mediterranean climate and relaxed lifestyle, it boasts the tenth busiest airport in Australia, with direct flights into a number of metropolitan cities. Experience the large variety of restaurants or some of the regions many wineries or take a drive to World Heritage listed National Park – the opportunities are endless.

The region offers great educational opportunities with a selection of private, Catholic and public schools. The hospital enjoys academic affiliations with Monash and La Trobe Universities for the provision of undergraduate and postgraduate medical, nursing and allied health education. Affiliations also exist with other universities and health networks for clinical placements and training.

About the role

Demand for oncology services in this hospital is growing and we is seeking to engage a second Medical Oncologist to join our team. This team includes a Cancer Care Coordinator, Prostate Nurse and McGrath Breast Care Nurse and junior medical support and an 8-chair Chemotherapy Day Unit. This hospital has recently joined the Victorian Regional Clinical Trials Network, providing scope for trials participation that is expected to grow and a radiotherapy service is scheduled for opening in 2021 at the Private Hospital, with whom there are strong clinical links.

Working in a collaborative team environment, the Staff Specialist Oncologist will provide exceptional oncology care within a multi-disciplinary team of medical officers and nursing staff to patients of the Public Hospital through inpatient, outpatient and day services. The Staff Specialist Oncologist will ensure that patient care is centred, safe and timely.

Key responsibilities of the role include review of oncology patients presenting to the emergency department, management of inpatients, conducting outpatient clinics and management of patients receiving anti-cancer therapy. Liaison with general medicine colleagues and hospital staff specialists for collaboration on patient care is an essential facet of this role as well as participation in departmental meetings and reviews as required. Initiation of research and development projects will be available

Your Profile

You must have AHPRA Specialist registration and at least 12 months experience in Australia.

For more information please click on 'Apply now' or call Allisha 07 3210 6332.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $440,000.00 per year

Work Remotely:

  • Yes, always