Join a growing team based on the idyllic Sapphire Coast.
Challenging and rewarding work in rural paediatric medicine
Level 4 Paediatric Unit
Outdoor coastal lifestyle with close access to pristine wilderness and national parks
This 134 bed hospital provides extensive community and ambulatory services, community mental health, drug and alcohol services, an emergency department, combined Integrated Critical Care Unit, regional orthopaedic services and expanded surgical, maternity and paediatric services.
There is a Level 4 Paediatric Unit with 6 paediatric inpatient beds plus 4 short stay beds. The department supports a well-staffed and experienced emergency department with 4000 paediatric emergency presentations annually. There is a 2 bed special care nursery supporting a Level 3 maternity service that delivers 300 babies per annum. In addition, the department provides local outpatient paediatric clinics as well as outreach outpatient services to the region.
This position affords a Consultant Paediatrician the opportunity to join a team of committed paediatricians in an exciting service development opportunity
The clinical workload is varied and challenging and encompasses acute neonatal and paediatric medicine, chronic and complex medical care, complex social challenges, and learning, development and behavioural medicine
This position requires a Paediatrician with an interest in service development and further growing the inpatient and outpatient services
The hospital is also seeking a Paediatrician that has strong interests and skills in building collaborative partnerships within and outside of NSW Health
Paediatric junior medical staff support and support from the newly appointed District Paediatric Clinical Lead
1 in 4 on call roster
Those with subspecialty or academic interests are also encouraged to apply and to pursue their interests within this position
Teaching opportunities including medical student education, junior medical staff education and education of medical and ancillary staff at local and referring hospitals
Outreach clinic opportunities including outreach multidisciplinary paediatric clinics
Remuneration as per NSW Staff Specialists Award
Enjoyable lifestyle within a growing, social, friendly and engaged rural community
Supportive and committed team of paediatricians and paediatric specialty staff
Flexible and supportive work environment
Outdoor coastal lifestyle in an idyllic location with close access to pristine wilderness and national parks
Recognised specialist qualifications, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and or other equivalent specialist recognition (suitable applicants who are expected to be awarded their Fellowship within six months will also be considered)
Demonstrated recent clinical experience and competence in general paediatric medicine including acute care, neonatal care and outpatient general paediatrics (including learning, development and behavioural medicine)
Demonstrated interest and skills in paediatric service development and innovative models of care is desirable
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