Position Details
Reference Number 14432
Position Title Palliative Care Pain Fellow - 2018
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Medicine
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Doctors In Training - 43 hours
Classification From: HM25 - Registrar Year 01
Classification To: HM30 - Registrar Year 06 +
Position Summary

PAIN MEDICINE FELLOW - Full time / Part Time


Fixed term position - 6 August 2018 – 3 February 2019


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 six month accredited Pain Medicine Fellow training position commencing on 6 August 2018. Duties will include managing acute, chronic and cancer pain with close liaison between the Department of Palliative Care Medicine Department and the Department of Cancer Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine. For the palliative care medicine component, fellows will work across the entire Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre precinct encompassing The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Fellows are fully supported in their academic development and will participate in in-house and regional educational programs. 


For the pain medicine component, 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 intervention for cancer pain.


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 wish 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.


Enquiries to:

Dr Tim Hucker, Clinical Lead Pain Service, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

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.


Closing Date:  Monday, 21 May 2018

Contact Person Lynn Orelli
Contact Number 85596125
Contact Email lynn.orelli@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Dr Tim Hucker
Alternate Contact Number 85596125
Alternate Contact Email Tim.Hucker@petermac.org
Closing Date 21/05/2018
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