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February

Consultant Public Health Physician

Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About Monash Health
Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children's Hospital.

About Monash Doctors
There are more than 900 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About South East Public Health Unit (SEPHU)
SEPHU is one of three new metropolitan Public Health Units established to strengthen the public health response to COVID-19. These 3 units will link with 6 existing regional Public Health Units and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Victoria to provide a new state-wide system of public health delivery and oversight.

SEPHU is led and coordinated by Monash Health and will work in partnership with Alfred Health and Peninsula Health to establish a unit responsible for approximately 1.5 million people in the south east of Melbourne. Initially, SEPHU will be responsible for COVID-related activities (case investigation, case management, contact tracing, clinical care, and outbreak management) in close collaboration with DHHS. However, in the future, the unit will likely play a pivotal role in the broader aspects of public health.

About the Role
As a Public Health Physician, you will be responsible for supporting and assisting the Director of SEPHU in the provision of high quality public health medical, technical and strategic advice. You will work closely with all members of the SEPHU team which includes the SEPHU Director, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Operations Leads and Contact Tracers. In addition, there will be collaboration with Infection Prevention and Epidemiology and Monash Community.

Initially the role will specifically involve COVID-related activities (case investigation, case management, contact tracing, clinical care and outbreak management) in close collaboration with DHHS. However, as COVID demands decline, it is envisaged that the role will expand to include responsibility for other communicable diseases as part of the State's overall public health response.

About you
We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has significant public health experience and is keen be involved in the development of a new public health unit. You are able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, and have the ability to develop and maintain strong, cohesive working relationships across all levels of health services, government and the health and human services sectors, including non-government organisations. You also have the ability to interact in a non judgmental manner with culturally diverse populations and persons experiencing a wide range of social conditions.


What we offer
· Salary packaging
· Onsite staff parking
· Discounted banking (BankVic)
· Onsite Gym
· Access to professional development courses and seminars


What you need
· Registration as a Medical Practitioner in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
· Current Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine or equivalent public health experience
· Current and satisfactory Police Check
· Current and satisfactory Working with Children Check

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
• reference checks;
• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
• proof of immunisation.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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