Staff Specialist - Hepatologist

Date published: May 9, 2023, 13:32 PM


Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT


The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit (GEHU) is well established with 14 consultant medical staff and Advanced Trainees.

Canberra Hospital provides secondary and tertiary referral services for gastroenterology and liver disease, and is the hub for continuing medical education, quality assurance, teaching and research in these specialities within the ACT and southern NSW regions.

The hepatology service is very well established with 4 consultants and 2 full-time equivalent registered nurses who manage both inpatients and outpatients. The outpatient clinics are being expanded into a multidisciplinary service with access to dietetic and other allied health. There are several clinical and lab-based research opportunities available, particularly in the field of viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis and NAFLD/NASH. There is regular multidisciplinary team-based liver tumour board meeting.

Essential qualifications

  • be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in Gastroenterology/Hepatology
  • gastrointestinal endoscopy certification in upper and lower GI endoscopy
  • experience as a Hepatologist at a teaching hospital and a dedicated Hepatology fellowship is desirable


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If you would like to know more about this role or other positions within the Department, please contact Eliza Beck on 0401 782 201.

All applications must be submitted through the e-recruitment system and must include a copy of a current CV, and a 2 page pitch addressing the selection criteria in the duty statement under the “what you require” section.

Applications close

Jun 4, 2023, 22:59 PM
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