Fractional Staff Specialist - Haematologist


Ballarat Central, VIC, AU, 3350


About the role

Applications are sought from suitably qualified Haematologist for the position of Fractional Specialist Consultant Haematologist at Grampians Health Cancer Care Treatment & Research. This position is available to commence now or in early 2025. This particular post is available as a response to the growth in the haematology service, and specifically establishment of Haematology as a separate specialty unit within Grampians Health.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding clinician, demonstrate an exceptional track record as a haematologist and communicator and provide a high-level knowledge of the haematology service where evidence-based clinical approaches are fundamental to the delivery of services.  


An opportunity also exists for the applicant to consider a fortnightly outreach clinic in Stawell.


Grampians Health, Ballarat is the largest regional hospital in the Grampians region. It is the principal referral hospital for the entire region, which extends from Bacchus Marsh on the outskirts of Melbourne to the South Australian border, an area of ~48,000 square kilometres.

Grampians Health Cancer Care Treatment & research delivers a multi-modality oncology service - from state-of-the-art radiotherapy and chemotherapy (including outreach), comprehensive allied health and supportive care, research and clinical trials to a vibrant Wellness Centre offering a full suite of complementary therapies.


The haematology service is expanding, currently supported by five staff haematologists. The inpatient team is supported by an Advanced Trainee, BPT registrar and HMO. Currently, there are 11 benign and malignant haematology clinics providing outpatient consultation service at Ballarat campus. In addition, there are two haematology outreach consultation and treatment services at Stawell and Horsham.  

The service is well supported by the medical oncology team which currently comprises 5 full time and 5 visiting medical oncologists. The medical oncology training program includes two advanced trainee oncology registrars, a clinical oncology Fellow, as well as basic trainee medical registrars and medical residents. We work closely with the Radiation Oncology Unit (BAROC), Palliative Care (outstanding inpatient palliative care facility "Gandarra"), haematology inpatient services (ward 4 south), day oncology and the onsite satellite pharmacy. 


This role is suited to a clinical haematologist wishing to contribute to a growing and vibrant service and an aspirational professional driven by career, community and contribution. An attractive remuneration package is attached to this role. 


Skills and experience

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration

To see a full copy of the Position Description please click here.


Click APPLY or contact Dr David Langsford, Clinical Director of Medical Services Director of Physician Education, Nephrologist, Obstetric Medicine Physician on or Dr Swe Myo Htet, Fractional Specialist Haematologist on, 0413 792 355 for a confidential discussion.


We're actively seeking candidates for this role and will review applications as they are submitted. Applications will close when the position is filled.


About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell. Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.


Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.


  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs


Further Information
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.