Position Details
Reference Number 17695
Position Title Colorectal Fellow - 2020
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Division Inpatient Services (not in use)
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Doctors In Training - 43 hours
Classification From: HM25 - Registrar Year 01
Classification To: HM30 - Registrar Yr 06
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


Colorectal Fellow - 2020

Fixed term, part time - 3 August 2020 to 1 August 2021

Parkville, VCCC location


The position is for 12 months for people having obtained their FRACS or equivalent and involves working with the Colorectal Surgeons in a high volume cancer hospital.  The position gives extensive exposure to all aspects of lower gastrointestinal malignancy including peritonectomy and pelvic exenteration.


Duties will include managing Colorectal Surgical Oncology patients with close liaison between the Department of Cancer Surgery and the Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine.


There are extensive research opportunities within the Division of Cancer Surgery as well as research laboratories at our centre. There is also the possibility for private assisting.


The position involves working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists in a tertiary referral cancer centre. The successful applicant is involved in the diagnosis, work up, surgery and post-operative care of cancers. It also involves the care of non-operative and palliative patients. The fellow is expected to be involved with managing the unit, outpatients, teaching, research and being involved in the on-call roster.


Salary:  $95,578.60 per annum for 53 hour fortnight.


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


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Contact Person Lynn Orelli
Contact Number 85596125
Contact Email lynn.orelli@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Professor Sandy Heriot
Alternate Contact Number 85597665
Closing Date 12/03/2020
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