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Consultant Paediatrician

Progress your career with this newly redeveloped public hospital

  • Live in a thriving and dynamic regional City
  • Help this hospital to achieve accreditation for registrars
  • Recently completed a $90 mill redevelopment
The Position
Wavelength are seeking a Consultant Paediatrician ready to take on an exciting new challenge in an up and coming hospital in New South Wales. Within this role you will be responsible for the provision of in-patient and out-patient clinical services. This is an opportunity to showcase your skills by planning and delivering innovations in clinical care to a large and sparsely distributed area. Working with various managers and the Director of Medical Services you will ensure patients receive a high standard of care and work towards the hospital becoming an accredited training site for registrars. As such an interest in teaching and supervision of junior medical staff and students is desirable. You will also be expected to actively promote research, Grand Rounds and clinical meetings. As an expert in your field, you will also monitor clinical indicators and outcomes and benchmark these against best practice.

The Hospital
You will be joining a busy public base hospital offering a range of comprehensive services. This includes Accident, Emergency, Obstetrics, Imaging, Pathology, Surgery, Mental Health, Dialysis, Paediatrics, Intensive & High dependency care, Diabetes, Specialist Medical centre, Oncology, Physiotherapy, Ambulatory Care & Breastscreens. The hospital also maintains a twenty-four hour emergency department. This is the key service provider for a region roughly a third of the size of New South Wales with a catchment population of roughly 120,000 people.
 
A major referral facility with 134 beds, this hospital annually sees 28,000 Emergency Department presentations, delivers 1,200 babies, admits 18,000 patients in total and performs 36,000 outpatient services. A $91 million redevelopment of the hospital has been completed in 2015 with a further $150 million being committed by the Government for further expansion.
 
The Location
Well renowned for its idyllic lifestyle and welcoming community, you will find yourself settling in easily to this regional city. With a population of over 40,000 this city is thriving and has all the modern amenities you could ask for including an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, popular eateries and boutique wineries. There is a well-established and expanding high-quality pre-school, public and private education network with 12 primary schools, 6 high schools and a TAFE and University campus.
 
This city has an interesting history and culture with a range of popular tourist attractions. With a bustling calendar of events all year round from sports to music, you will always be entertained. On top of this, it’s an extremely affordable area to live, develop your career and have a balanced lifestyle.
 
Essential Criteria
Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and hold a specialist qualification in Paediatrics.

If you’re ready to take on this rewarding and challenging role, please contact Lisa today on +61283539036 for a confidential discussion.
 

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