Fellowship Position - Adult Lung Transplant Medicine

Applications are invited from a suitably qualified person to complete a Clinical Fellowship in Adult Lung Transplant Medicine. Both local and international candidates will be considered.

Position Purpose:

Applicants for this position should have completed training in Thoracic Medicine with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or its equivalent. The duties and responsibilities of the position will include Lung Transplant medicine and Interventional Bronchoscopy with the opportunity to participate in clinical and laboratory research. The Provisional Fellow will be required for duties outside normal working hours by arrangement.

Position Duties:
  • To provide and maintain a high quality of individual patient care within the framework of the philosophy and policies of the Hospital
  • To learn those skills deemed necessary and desirable for the practice of Thoracic Medicine by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ).
  • To provide an educational environment for junior medical, nursing and allied health staff assigned to the Department
  • To supervise and complete accurate and comprehensive medical records
  • To participate in all aspects of the care and investigation of patients under the direct care of the Department and those persons seen in consultation by members of the Department
  • To provide safe, effective and individual patient care both directly and through the allocated junior medical officers by teaching and directing, supervising and ensuring their performances
  • To ensure that all patients are seen and properly evaluated promptly on admission to Hospital
  • Responsible for patient assessment and management; communication of assessment / management decisions to other staff involved in the patients care, communication with the patient and / family regarding the patients condition and management plans, maintenance of accurate and relevant patient documentation, coordination of diagnostic tests and consultations, arrangement of patient discharge process and liaison with GPs and other community care services to ensure the provision of optimal patient care to patients presenting to St Vincent's Hospital.
  • As most of the Departments patients are admitted via the Emergency Department, a rapid response to request assessment from Emergency is essential. The senior medical officers, under whose care a patient has been admitted, should be promptly informed.   
Essential Criteria
  1. MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  2. Demonstrated commitment to Respiratory Medicine Advanced Training program. 
  3. Completed training in Thoracic Medicine with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or its equivalent. 
  4. Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgement and expertise. 
  5. Demonstrated teamwork, time management and problem solving skills as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  6. Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and computer skills. 
  7. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Mission and Values of the Mary Aikenhead Ministries.
Enquiries and Applications to:

Dr Monique Malouf
SVHS Cardiopulmonary Transplant Unit
390 Victoria St, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Email title - Clinical Fellowship in Adult Lung Transplant Medicine EOI application