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Provisional Fellow

Organisation / Entity: Sydney Local Health District
Job category:
  • Medical Officers | Haematology
Job location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Job reference number: CAM15471
Work type: Various
Total remuneration package: $83554 - $130532
Closing date: 16/08/2022 - 11:59 PM

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Employment Type: Temporary Various
Remuneration:  $83,554 - $130,532 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM15471
Applications close: 16 August 2022

Concord Hospital Haematology Clinical Research Unit is seeking  highly motivated Provisional Fellows to join the Haematology Clinical Research Team

What you will be doing
This position is open to qualified candidates in Clinical and Laboratory Haematology. You will provide both routine and urgent medical assessment and clinical care to patients screened & participating in clinical trials as a certified Investigator within Concord Haematology’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU).  Additional responsibilities and learning opportunities include database management, participation in the process of ethics submissions,  in particular providing medical input to administrative staff in these submissions, educating clinical trial coordinators and haematology nursing on new therapies and  good clinical practice and fostering cross referral of patients to clinical research units across NSW. 
Opportunities  are available to perform audits and develop your own research projects as well as understand the management of a clinical research unit.  Fellows are encouraged to develop an area of research interest and to present at local, state and national meetings where appropriate.  Concurrent enrolment in a higher research degree can be discussed.
The role is ideally full time but part time job-share will also be considered.

The Concord Haematology Clinical Research Unit (HCRU)
The HCRU is a large and growing clinical research unit which supports Concord Haematology department goal to deliver “world class care locally”.  

Under the leadership of the HCRU Haematologist Director and Manager, the HCRU supports 9 clinical haematologists and employs 13 clinical research nurses  and study coordinators, 4 administrative staff responsible for ethics and regulatory requirements as well as 4 medical student data managers, and patient investigators.  The Unit has a strong ethos of community engagement and its investigator-initiated research is supported by the Foundation for A Bloody Great Cause!

Now housed in the new purpose built Concord Cancer Centre, facilities to undertake early to late phase clinical trials are second to none, for a portfolio extending across a broad range of malignancies and other haematological disorders.  At any one time, the HCRU manages more than 120 studies either recruiting or in follow up.

Where you will be working

Concord Repatriation General Hospital (CRGH) is a principal referral facility and a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney in the geographical centre of Sydney. CRGH offers a comprehensive range of specialty and sub-specialty services, many recognised nationally and internationally as Centre’s of excellence. The affiliated ANZAC research centre performs high quality basic and translational research, in particular the Platelet and Thrombosis Research Group led by A/Prof Vivien Chen.

Concord Haematology offers full clinical and laboratory services including autologous stem cell transplantation and apheresis unit, a large treatment and outpatient service as well as a general consultation service. Haematologists within the unit have strong ties to Working Groups in the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group, representation on the Australasian Lymphoma Alliance and have many active national and international collaborations.

What we can offer you
•    Supportive, collegiate and diverse work environment
•    Ongoing professional development and career opportunities
•    Salary packaging and fitness passport for eligible staff including utilizing SLHD gym facilities
•    Wellbeing, advocacy, mentorship and support opportunities exclusively for medical staff through SLHDs multifaceted workplace program MDOK.

 

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.                  

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

Sydney Local Health District's vision incorporates NSW Health Core Values and a commitment to equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies. 

Our strategic priority under this vision is our commitment to excellence in Patient and Family Centre Care. Staff are supported to ensure patients, their families and carers are considered as partners in care to achieve optimal patient outcomes and best possible healthcare experience.

  1. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role and demonstrated ability to work with appropriate independence, commensurate with a level of a Specialist Trainee or newly certified haematologist within a supervised complex clinical environment.
  2. Demonstrated clinical research and/or basic and translational research experience.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care.
  4. Demonstrated high level communication skills, including the ability to convey, and adapt verbal and written information to a clinical and non-clinical audience.
  5. Demonstrated good organisational and time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  7. Demonstrated high level independent clinical skills and judgement, with the ability to make sound decisions and problem solve with an awareness of limitations and ability to learn independently and modify behaviour accordingly.
  8. Previous experience in and willingness to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and training.

 

 

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Dr Nicole Wong Doo on Nicole.WongDoo@health.nsw.gov.au or phone 9767 5000