SCV Clinical Fellowship (8 Positions)

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Job Details
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Department: Safer Care Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/SCV/528264A
Closing Date: 17-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 2019-01-11-Information for applicants - SCV Clinical Fellowship.pdf (PDF, 146KB)
Job Specification

2019-01-11-SCV Clinical Fellowship_position description.doc (Word, 831KB)
Job Specification

2019-01-11-SCV Clinical Fellowship_position description.pdf (PDF, 98KB)
Job Specification

Contact: See position description
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Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 8

Office Location(s):
 Melbourne CBD

Position Summary:

Clinicians are at the intersect between understanding how to provide individual patient care and the management of an organisation or system that looks to deliver care to a population. Due to these dual experiences, supporting clinicians to lead the charge for change across our health system is essential to successful and continuous improvement in care for Victorians.

We are seeking to appoint eight (8) Safer Care Victoria (SCV) Clinical Fellows who will deliver one of the sector identified, system wide, Clinical Network priority areas.

SCV Clinical Fellows will participate in a unique program to support their development and the delivery of their project. The program will run over a period of 12 months and include skills acquisition in improvement science and project management. The program will also provide leadership development opportunities through exposure to health system leaders.

The fellowship support program has a start date of the 6th May 2019 and will be for a 12 month period

Are you

  • A midcareer clinician who is passionate about making a difference for Victorians?
  • A dynamic and collaborative person?
  • Skilled at engaging clinicians in change activities?


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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