Calvary Mater Newcastle
Medical Oncology Clinical Trial Fellow for 2023
Department of Medical Oncology
Temporary Full-Time or Part –time (12 months)
About the Role
As a Medical Oncology Clinical Fellow/s at the Calvary Mater Newcastle, you will be joining one of the busiest clinical trial units in New South Wales. The unit currently has more than 50 actively recruiting clinical trials spanning Phase I to IV trials in numerous tumour streams, including breast, GI, GU, H&N, lung, CNS, skin and melanoma. The role will primarily support the clinical trial activities of the Medical Oncology Department through close interaction with treating staff specialists, clinical trial coordinators, sponsor representatives, and nursing. The unit prides itself on the provision of exemplary clinical research by a collaborative team, and has been involved in practice changing studies.
Additional opportunities for the professional development of fellows include undertaking clinical research projects, preparation of publications, and participation in local and regional caner research committees. There are also local opportunities for post graduate studies, including PhD and Clinical Epidemiology through the Hunter Medical Research Institute and University of Newcastle. Fellows who have received RACP Fellowship may participate in the provision of independent general Medical Oncology services under the supervision of a clinical mentor as part of transitioning to unsupervised consultant practice.
Pay scale is as per the NSW Medical Officers Award with those candidates who have successfully obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians being paid as Senior Registrars.
Duties (include but not limited to)
Skills and Experience (include but not limited to)
The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.
Calvary is proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression and training and skills development. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading Catholic health care organisation.
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 employees.
Calvary Mater Newcastle (CMN) is a public hospital in Newcastle, NSW and is the major cancer care centre for the Hunter New England Local Health District. CMN provides an Emergency Department, an Intensive Care Unit, a range of medical and surgical services and extensive palliative care services. CMN is also home to our world renowned research facility. Our patients enjoy a redeveloped modern, light and airy environment, surrounded by well-maintained gardens. For more details visit https://www.calvarycare.org.au.
Newcastle is located 2 hours drive north of Sydney, with an international airport servicing the rest of the country 20minutes outside the city centre. Newcastle offers the best of regional lifestyle with eye wateringly beautiful beaches on the doorstep and an easy drive to the renowned Hunter Valley vineyards, as well as the convenience of Metropolitan life being the largest non-capital city in Australia.
How to apply
For further information or to discuss further please contact:
Dr James Lynam
Head of Department – Medical Oncology
Ph: 02 401 43574
Calvary does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Only Applicants who have provided written responses demonstrating ability to meet the selection criteria will be considered.
An Eligibility List for future vacancies (Permanent/Temporary Appointments) may be created.
Criminal Record Check for successful applicants in accordance with Calvary Policy.
Provision of documented evidence of protection against specified infectious diseases required.
Verification of Qualifications will be undertaken where appropriate
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