Position Details
Reference Number 16984
Position Title Pain Medicine Fellow - 2020
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Doctors In Training - 43 hours
Classification From: HM25 - REGISTRAR YR1
Classification To: HM30 - REGISTRAR YR6
Position Summary

PAIN MEDICINE FELLOW - Full time / Part Time – Melbourne

6 or 12 month appointment

Fixed term position – 3 February 2020 to 31 January 2021 inclusive


As Australia’s leading Cancer Centre, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre provides high quality treatment and support to cancer patients, their families and carers. Peter Mac is an internationally renowned organisation with its main campus in Melbourne.


A vacancy exists for a 6 or 12 month post as a Pain Medicine Fellow commencing on 3 February 2020. Duties will include managing acute, chronic and cancer pain with close liaison between the Parkville Integrated Palliative Care Service and the Department of Cancer Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine.


Fellows will work only at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre site. They will gain experience in acute and chronic cancer pain, acting within a multidisciplinary pain team and gaining experience of the interventional management of cancer pain through dedicated theatre sessions.


The position is an accredited training position with the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and would suit a senior trainee or fellow who wishes to become a specialist pain medicine physician. The position may also be suitable to undertake the RACP Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine, and senior trainees in palliative medicine, general practice, medical and radiation oncology are also encouraged to apply.


Salary Range:  From HM25 to HM30 – ($112,678 to $155,090 per annum depending on experience)


Enquiries to: Dr Tim Hucker, Clinical Lead Pain Service, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A’Beckett Street, Melbourne VIC 8006, phone: (03) 8559 5000 or email: Tim.Hucker@petermac.org


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:


Salary Packaging

Employee Assistance Program

Central City Location

Training and Development Program


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.

Contact Person Dr Tim Hucker
Contact Number 85597663
Contact Email tim.hucker@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Ms Julie Reynolds
Alternate Contact Number 85597663
Alternate Contact Email Julie.Reynolds@petermac.org
Closing Date 19/08/2019
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