Fellow in Pain Medicine

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

About the Role

You will be responsible for the day-to-day clinical management of patients under the care & direction of the Pain Medicine Consultants at the Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management (BWCPM) to ensure a high quality of patient care. You will co-manage outpatients & inpatients, including patients with acute and cancer related pain. You will liaise with parent units and other related specialities and coordination of care plans. The position will enable you to learn appropriate management of patients with simple and complex pain issues in an interdisciplinary setting.

  • Work collaboratively with the BWCPM Medical Specialists to provide comprehensive assessment and management of those with persistent pain
  • Provide a specialist pain consultation service for inpatient teams
  • Involvement in interventional pain procedures and audit of clinical outcomes for this group
  • Familiarity with the Faculty of Pain Medicine Training program and compliance with its requirements for training which include 3 monthly in-training assessments
  • Maintain and document accurate activity statistics according to BWCPM funding model
  • Monday – Friday role only. No on-call/weekend/night shifts

Classifications for this position will range from HM25 – HM30 ($125,900.84 – $173,290.00 per annum).

Position commences February, 2025. Contracted to February, 2026.

Your Contribution

  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Completion or near completion of an Australian Postgraduate Medical Fellowship.
  • Eligibility for registration as a trainee with the Facility of Pain Medicine
  • Current National criminal history check

What we Offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport – Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management
BWCPM is located at St Vincent’s Hospital (SVHM), and is predominantly an ambulatory (outpatient) inter-disciplinary service that provides assessment, treatment and consultation for patients with persistent pain. The service comprises specialist pain clinicians (Pain Medicine Physicians, Pain Medicine trainees, Psychiatrist, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Clinical Nurse Consultants, Allied Health Assistant and Research Assistant) working as an integrated team to address the medical, physical and psycho-social factors contributing to the persistence of pain and its consequent disability.

Working at St Vincent’s
SVHM is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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