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Reference Number 58113
Position Title Locum - Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Ses. Medical Officer [31]
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The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.


We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our Cardiothoracic Surgery team as a Locum Cardiothoracic Surgeon with experience in managing patients with heart disease, including assessment, operative management and pre and postoperative care to apply to join Royal Melbourne Hospital from August 2021 for a period of 3 months.  This is for a sessional fixed term appointment.


The successful candidate must have had experience as a consultant with recognised specialist qualifications (FRACS or equivalent).


Experience in managing a range of heart conditions is essential:


• Excellent knowledge of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology, in addition to good overall knowledge of medicine in Surgery.


• Experienced in and independently able to perform: – All Tier A Cardiothoracic Surgery procedures, including but not limited to – Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery, aortic valve replacement, mitral valve replacement and aortic surgery.


• Experience in patient care including preoperative assessment, intra-operative / operating room, intensive care unit, high dependency unit, ward, postoperative review and follow up.


• Experience in the conduct of audit, and of clinical trials.


• Substantial experience in clinical research, and a track record of appropriate publications and presentations at professional meetings.




• A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
• Salary packaging options, discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Carol Maguire
Contact Number 93424654
Alternate Contact Person Peter Skillington
Alternate Contact Number 93428525
Closing Date 29/07/2021
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