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Base yourself in this fantastic location 3-hours from Sydney with the coast and ski fields nearby

  • A modern tertiary hospital with strong research links
  • Possibility for a conjoint position at an academic level if desired
  • Benefit from outstanding amenities and excellent housing and leisure options in this city

The Position

As a Specialist in Paediatrics, you will be joining a service focussed on delivering high quality, effective and person-centred care. The department has an FRACP training program with a paediatric fellow, 10 registrars, 6 SRMO positions and 5 PGY2 positions. Involvement in departmental teaching is required and research is encouraged and supported. Other duties extend to managing the diagnosis, treatment and discharge planning for inpatients referred to the Paediatrics Service, conducting outpatient clinics to provide continuity of care for discharged and long-term patients, and liaising with members of the multidisciplinary clinical team to maximise patient care and treatment outcomes.

You will be required to participate in the general paediatric on call roster (1:4 to 1:6). With strong research links maintained with the ANU, University of Canberra and Australian Catholic University, you will benefit from a fully equipped medical library on site and may also be considered for a conjoint position in ANU at an academic level.

The Hospital

The hospital that you will be working with provides specialised and acute care to the city and surrounding region. The hospital was established in 1991 and now has 600+ beds to serve a population of over half a million. Today the hospital is recognised as a national leader in the provision of high-quality healthcare, delivering a variety of medical, surgical and obstetric services. The hospital is also a principal university teaching hospital, affiliated with world class universities and research institutions.

The Paediatrics service can cater for up to 50 inpatients and has an active medical and surgical day stay and clinical investigation unit. There is also a tertiary accredited Level 5 NICU. The hospital also offers subspecialty paediatric care in areas of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes and Paediatric Surgery. There is a busy and growing outpatient department, including a range of multidisciplinary clinics and is actively supported by Staff Specialists and Visiting Consultants.

There is a Paediatric Surgical Unit that performs a wide range of paediatric and neonatal surgery and is an accredited paediatric surgical training centre. The Emergency Department sees over 18,000 paediatric presentations per year and is accredited with the RACP for paediatric basic training and ACEM training.

The Location

This fantastic role is based in Australia’s largest inland city, with a diverse population of over 350,000 people. Living in the home of the nation’s capital you will be exposed to national buildings and treasures along with having the luxury of experiencing world class dining and wining, whether in the vibrant civic centre or peaceful surrounding vineyards. This cosmopolitan city provides the perfect lifestyle for you and your family, offering community living, excellent education systems and a low crime rate.

Only a short drive from the cities central district are an abundance of national parks, filled with glistening lakes, magnificent mountains and unspoilt countryside. You are also a comfortable two-hour drive to the South Coast of New South Wales, which offers a relaxed atmosphere with endless beautiful beaches to uncover and activities like whale watching and sailing for the adventurous

Essential Criteria

You will hold Specialist registration with AHPRA and FRACP (or equivalent).

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