Career Opportunities

Visiting Medical Officer in Dermatology – Victorian Melanoma Service


Posted 2 years ago

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria.  The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.

The Victorian Melanoma Service (VMS) is Victoria’s largest multidisciplinary treatment service for melanoma and has been operating at The Alfred for 25 years. It has accumulated a large database of more than 8,000 patients treated for melanoma. This database has been a vital underpinning for our internationally recognised program of research and has contributed significant new insights into melanoma. The service participates in a variety of clinical trials.

  • Wednesday Morning Clinic – 3.50 hours a fortnight.

The VMS Consultant Dermatologist will specialise in confocal microscopy for melanoma, including diagnostic assessment and mapping.  This role will include active participation in research programs.

They may also be responsible for reviewing the clinical assessment by registrars of new and review patients attending the VMS. As a state based tertiary and quaternary referral facility these assessments need to be of the highest standard. Presentation of patient assessments to the multidisciplinary melanoma panel meeting. Recommending / arranging referrals and investigations as determined by the consultants and the panel meeting.

Facilitating and participating in clinical trials and research studies and liaising with the research nurse. Ensuring accurate and complete data collection in the clinic. Liaising with the data manager for the VMS on issues relating to clinical data collection.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. Demonstrate relevant contemporary knowledge and experience in Dermatology and meets Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Dermatology and Confocal Microscopy.

For inquiries contact our Business Manager Megan Worley at

Application Close Sunday 17 November 2020

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.