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June

Epilepsy Fellow

Mater - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

About The Role

Mater Centre for Neurosciences is currently seeking applications for a passionate and dedicated Epilepsy Fellow to join the Neurology and Epilepsy team on a full time, 6-month fixed term. This position is based at the Mater Centre for Neurosciences, Mater Hospital South Brisbane campus. This position is ideal for a post-FRACP neurologist or trainee looking for additional skills and training in EEG interpretation (level 2 or 3, depending upon prior experience).

The Mater Advanced Epilepsy Unit (MAEU) offers a dedicated surgical evaluation experience. The in-patient monitoring unit has four monitored beds, including capacity for prolonged intracranial monitoring. Evaluation modalities for surgical candidates include stereoEEG, high resolution volumetric MRI, ictal SPECT, PET, fMRI, neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry. Since it was founded in 2015, the MAEU has performed the largest number of SEEG evaluations per year in Australia.

The Department is heavily dedicated to clinically relevant research. Currently active projects are focused on evaluation of autoantibody associated epilepsy, language function in healthy people and patients with epilepsy, optimisation of epilepsy monitoring approaches and various preclinical studies. Any of these research areas would be available and suitable for the fellow’s projects, depending on their particular interests.

Mater Centre for Neurosciences also includes neurologists with specialised interests in neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, cognitive neurology, neuromuscular diseases and general neurology, and the largest, most diversely skilled group of neurosurgeons in the state.

Salary range: Commensurate with experience

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Daily ward rounds (five days a week)
  • Epilepsy clinics (twice weekly)
  • Assessment of patients admitted for video-EEG monitoring
  • Interpretation inter-ictal EEG and video-EEG recordings
  • Exposure to stereoEEG methodology including planning, implantation and interpretation
  • Participation in weekly epilepsy review meetings
  • Participation in regular multicentre epilepsy MDT meetings
  • Presentations at Department and Hospital Meetings.
About You

To be considered for this role, the successful applicant must have:
  • Degree in medicine from an approved institution registrable in Australia.
  • Clinical Skills and experience in Epilepsy
  • Successfully completed the core years of Neruology advanced training
Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, and work with a team who are committed to providing patients and their families with the highest levels of care for all neurological conditions.

Mater offers staff a range of attractive benefits including generous salary packaging options, which can significantly increase your take home salary, easy access to public transport, access to staff gym and swimming pool and on-going professional development, just to name a few.

Mater Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

We build teams that embrace our values – dignity, compassion, integrity and excellence.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 30 June 2021

For further information, please contact Dr Cullen O’Gorman, Director Neurology via Cullen.O'Gorman@mater.org.au

Brisbane Grove, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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