Young Adults with Complex Disability Clinic and Intrathecal Baclofen Service

The Rehabilitation Department of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is seeking a Rehabilitation Physician with an interest in the management of complex disability to provide clinical leadership to the Young Adults with Complex Disability Clinic.

About the Company

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department

The Rehabilitation Service at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, provides Inpatient Rehabilitation and Community Based Rehabilitation over four sites (Fitzroy, St Vincent’s on the Park East Melbourne, St George’s Hospital Kew and a Community Rehabilitation Centre in Thornbury).

About the Role

The Consultant Rehabilitation Physician provides professional assessment and treatment to clients attending the Young Adults with Complex Disability Clinic, including a Spasticity Management Clinic and the Intrathecal Baclofen Clinic.

The successful candidate should be a Consultant Physician of Rehabilitation Physician with experience in the management of young patients with complex disability and preferably in the management of spasticity with Botulinum toxin, neve blocks and intrathecal baclofen. In addition to the provision of patient care, the position involves teaching, training and participation of approved research with the team.

Classifications for this position will range from Specialist Year 1 to Specialist Year 9 HN18 – HN58

Hours are 16 hours per week.

Application via the Careers page of SVHM website

Contact Details:   Dr David Murphy, 0392313418,

Closing Date: 23 June 2021 11:59pm

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