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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 27882
Position Title Head of Unit – Integrated Persistent Pain Service
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location All Sites
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Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

We are seeking a Full time Head of Unit for the Integrated Persistent Pain Service at appointed at Peninsula Health. This service has expanded over the past 4 years and importantly is strongly supported by the Executive.

The Peninsula Health catchment area covers approximately 850 square kilometers and a population of over 300,000, which can increase by up to 100,000 in peak tourism seasons. Peninsula Health has Campuses at Frankston, Mornington, Golf Links Road and Rosebud.

The Integrated Persistent Pain Service is a busy and important service with a significant ambulatory and in-patient consultation load that has grown substantially in the last 3 years. The service has an excellent multidisciplinary Persistent Pain Therapy program with strong Allied Health and nursing support. In addition to physicians with expertise in pain medicine, the program is also supported by rehabilitation physicians and a psychiatrist. The service also provides a busy consultation service for inpatient services including General Medicine, Surgery, Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Palliative Care, Mental Health and Addiction Medicine. There is a strong co-operation with the Dept of Anaesthesia which provides acute pain services.

This position offers a great opportunity to further develop the Integrated Persistent Pain Service at Peninsula Health into a site of excellence for clinical service delivery and training in the field of pain medicine.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities. To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/ Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Dr Tony Weaver
Contact Number 0417355778
Contact Email tweaver@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Prof Velandai Srikanth
Alternate Contact Number 97881722
Closing Date 11/07/2021
Position Description Head of Unit Integrated Persistent Pain Service - .pdf