Position Details
Reference Number 49887
Position Title Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Monash Women's
Location Casey Hospital
Position Summary
  • Specialist to join our close, dynamic team in our unit at Casey Hospital.
  • Based in the South East
  • Fixed Term Fractional Role (multiple roles)

 Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Casey Hospital 

 Monash Health is excited to announce a part time role as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 

  • Provide excellent inpaitent and outpaitent paitent centered care.
  • Faciliatate eductaion, mentoiring and assessment to our junior medical staff and medical students.

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We provide safe, high-quality care to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of-life.  

More than 18,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. Each year: 

  • We provide more than 4.1 million episodes of care to our community, 
  • Close to 265,000 people are admitted to our hospitals, 
  • Close to 231,000 people receive care at our three emergency departments, 
  • We respond to more than 64,000 ambulance arrivals, 
  • We perform more than 48,000 surgical procedures, and 
  • We deliver more than 10,000 babies. 

About Monash Women

Monash Women's Materinty Service is the largest maternity service in the state of Victoria and provides care to more than 10,000 women each year across three hospitals - Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital as an integrated, seamless service. As expected for such a large volume service, Monash Women's provides maternity care for normal, healthy women and also for women with complex and sub-specialty needs. 

Monash Women's also has an extensive general and sub-specialty gynaecology service consisting of inpatient and outpatient services across Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital and the Cranbourne Centre.

About the Role 

Monash Women's is seeking to appoint sessional consultant obstetricians and gynaecologists at Casey Hospital from February 2022 for Birth suite and Pregnancy care clinic Consultants. 

Muliple positions are available. The successful applicants will do either pregnancy care clinic sessions, or a combination of clinic and Birthsuite sessions. Successful applicants will also participate in the afterhours on call roster, covering both Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Sessions involve working with and supervising midwifery and junior medical staff and reports to the Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Dandenong and Casey Hospitals.

Initial appointments will be for one year, and ongoing upon satisfactory appraisal.

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to a fair, non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all. 

About You 

You will have extensive experience as an obstetrician and gynaecologist and hold FRANZCOG (or equivalent) and undertake the role in a manner that demonstrates commitment to the positive leadership behaviours of Monash Health, to the principles of working together and to Monash Health's Vision, Purpose and Values.

Ideally you will have demonstrated abilities in research, clinical governance, leadership and clinical teaching, training and supervision. 

Qualifications/registrations/licences (italics indicate desirable) 

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 
  • Primary Medical Degree 
  • The incumbent must complete the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process prior to appointment and commencement. This will be reviewed on a regular basis. 

Technical skills/knowledge/experience  

  • Experience and competency in tertiary obstetrics 
  • Experience in leading quality and safety initiatives in maternity care 
  • Demonstrated ability to express empathy and support women and families through difficult clinical circumstances. 

Capabilities  

Refer to Monash Health’s Capability Framework  

 Other position requirements 

  • As we support a culture of safety through employee immunisation, there must be documentation provided confirming completed immunisation on employment at Monash Health 
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check (must also comply with Aged Care Act 1997 Accountability Amendment Principles 2012 if working in Aged Care setting)  
  • Current and satisfactory Working with Children Check. 
  • Applicants who are new to Monash Health will be required to enter into an Employment Agreement before commencement  
  • Australian Work Rights

 What We Offer

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.   All candidates that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

 This will be by providing  a copy of your immunisation history statement,  which can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements.  If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy .

Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Dr Marziya Kadir Obstetric Lead, Casey Hospital 87681200 Marziya.MohamedAbdulKadir@monashhealth.org
Dr Mark Tarrant Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dandenong 92657906
Advertising Closing 03/11/2021
Proposed End Date 07/02/2023
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
PD Position description Consultant Casey 2022.pdf
Credentialing Application & Scope of Practice Application form link.pdf
Stat Dec Stat Dec.pdf
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