Epworth/Monash Health Oral & Cranio Maxillofacial Fellowship

  • Full-time
  • Hospital/Service: Epworth Corporate

Company Description

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private health care group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation. Epworth is an innovator in Australia’s health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for our patients. 

Our values and purpose define Epworth's approach and delivery. We pride ourselves on communicating and delivering them in a real and meaningful way. Every Patient Matters.

Job Description

Epworth Richmond Hospital has a long and proud history in providing and supporting cutting edge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Services to patients in Melbourne. As part of this ongoing commitment to excellence, Epworth Richmond is excited to announce a Fellowship opportunity in the field of Oral & Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 

Monash Health Children’s Hospital is part of Monash Health and is one of Australia’s leading providers of integrated children’s health services. The hospital has a long-standing history of providing a multi-disciplinary and structured approach towards the management of children with cleft and craniofacial anomalies. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons play a key role in the MDT management of these patients.

An exciting new position is open to national and international applicants with appropriate qualifications in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery to further their training and interest. The applicant should possess the FRACDS (OMS), or its international equivalent qualification. For international applicants, registration with either the Medical/Dental Boards of Australia (AHPRA) is mandatory.

The position provides the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop further sub-specialty training and expertise in the areas of paediatric OMS and secondary cleft surgery, management of acquired and congenital dentofacial deformities and complex orthognathic procedures. The timetable allows some flexibility with respect to clinical workload, and there is scope for exposure to TMJ surgery and trauma (by invitation) to attend clinical cases with Supervising Surgeons at other institutions (subject to institutional approval). The appointee will report to the Chief Supervisor of Epworth & Monash Health Stryker Fellowship, and when functioning at other institutions will be under the guidance of the Heads of relevant departments of those institutions, and report directly to the supervising surgeon.

The successful candidate is expected to undertake research activity as part of their role and aim to complete one project which may be submitted for publication. Participation in continuing education and presentations, as well as completion of a surgical logbook are mandatory. Participation in on-call and after-hours activity may be required from time to time.

Two positions are available for six months each, commencing 5 August 2024.

Applicants are invited to apply for one or both positions at this time. Applications are to be addressed to Chief Supervisor of Epworth & Monash Health Stryker Fellowship.

Position Description     Inherent Requirements

Additional Information

At Epworth, everybody matters.

At Epworth, it’s a community. It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

  • Epworth’s enhanced Not for Profit status (and not available in the public sector) provides the opportunity for employees to salary package up to $15,900 pre-tax annually, leading to greater take home pay
  • The largest educational scholarship program of its kind in Australia
  • Ability to purchase up to four additional weeks of leave
  • Reduced cost of health services for you and your family at Epworth
  • Relocation assistance is available for approved candidates

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For more information, refer to the attached position description or contact Epworth Talent on (03) 9426 0606.

It is a condition of employment with Epworth HealthCare, subject to reasonable exemptions, that you have had COVID-19 vaccinations, including where recommended by public health authorities and booster vaccinations.

As a child safe organisation, all successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

At Epworth, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential to our culture and values. We focus on fairness and opportunity for all – across race, ability, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs – that reflect the communities we work in. At Epworth, we care

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