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Take the next step in a rewarding career in Paediatrics.

  • Take on a challenging role in a highly regarded tertiary teaching hospital
  • Use your clinical management skills to further develop a vital service
  • Establish yourself in one of Australia’s best cities

The Position

Wavelength are currently seeking a driven Director of Paediatrics to take on a challenging, multifaceted role based in Canberra.

As the Director of Paediatrics, you will use your expert clinical and management skills to provide the highest levels of care to the patients who access the service. You will balance your clinical responsibilities with developing the service and will take a leading role in budget management, service design projects, research initiatives and recruiting and developing a high performing workforce.

The Hospital

You will be joining a modern 620-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services. The hospital serves a catchment population of approximately 500,000 and is the largest public hospital in the region.

As the only tertiary facility located between Sydney and Melbourne this hospital has strong links with leading universities and close partnerships with community-based services to provide holistic care for its clients.

The hospital’s Paediatrics and Children’s Health, Women, Youth and Children’s Service comprises of a 12-bed adolescent ward, 12-bed high care ward, 12-bed medical and surgical ward, day stay unit, NICU and Special Care Nursery, Maternity Assessment Unit, Antenatal and Gynaecology Ward, Postnatal Ward and several outpatient clinics.


The Location

Your new role is based in an absolute cultural hub full of academic, artistic and cultural pursuits. The city acts as a base for several leading universities and academic institutes, is home to the National Gallery of Australia and hosts a variety of major cultural events throughout the year including highly revered music, light and hot air balloon festivals.

This city boasts lovely parks and gardens, an excellent education system, low crime rate and has minimal traffic congestion making getting around a breeze. The city is serviced by a domestic airport with Sydney and Melbourne only an hours flight away, making your new home the perfect base for visiting family and friends.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this role you will hold fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Paediatrics (RANZCP) and be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

You will be able to demonstrate a history of clinical excellence, experience in contributing to the strategic planning and development of contemporary health services and the ability to develop and lead multidisciplinary teams.

Be at the forefront of Paediatric care - Contact Androulla today for a confidential discussion.