Registrar – Nutrition Fellow
Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston
Provide opportunities and skills that facilitate the transition from advanced trainee to consultant. The fellow manages inpatients and outpatients with complex nutritional needs and plays an important role in all facets of their care, including endoscopic services. The fellow provides appropriate clinical support to other members of the unit and is expected to demonstrate some autonomy in dealing with other professionals involved in the management of patients with complex nutrition needs. The fellow’s position also involves a clinical research component and has been designed to provide opportunities to pursue and develop research projects within the unit.
Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.
Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.
This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.
About the Role
Management of all facets of care for outpatients and inpatients with complex nutritional needs including parenteral and enteral nutrition
Provide nutrition and general gastroenterology consultation service with support of clinical lead and multidisciplinary team co-workers
Provide clinical advice and support to all involved in the care of patients with complex nutrition needs / disease, including participation at multi-disciplinary team meetings
Provide diagnostic and basic therapeutic endoscopy services on an inpatient and outpatient basis, including back-fill where possible in the event of staff absences
Provide expert technical advice/ skills in relation to both central venous access devices and insertion of endoscopically delivered nutrition access devices
Job ad reference number: RBH352060 Close date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
Why work for us?
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.