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Paediatric Staff Specialist

Showcase your skills in a beautiful location

  • Join a newly redeveloped modern hospital
  • Take a leadership role in establishing the department
  • Stunning coastal location
The Position
Wavelength is seeking a Staff Specialist – Paediatrics to take on an exciting role located in regional New South Wales. Joining a brand new unit, you will be supported by experienced paediatric nursing staff to assist the Senior Staff Specialist to establish and drive the service in this community. You will have a high level of time management skills and a keen eye for detail as you provide clinical treatment and management of patients. As a member of the leadership team you will also participate in clinical governance and service planning for the department.  Additionally, this is an opportunity to showcase your skills as you teach and support medical students from a nearby university as they complete rotations through the department.  

The Hospital
Serving a catchment population of over 33,000 people, this brand new facility has recently undergone a $183 million redevelopment allowing state of the art services to be provided to the growing community. Integrating a health campus for education, accommodation for families and patients and clinical services, this campus is the first of its kind within the district. The hospital hosts 134 beds to encompass high level care for ICU, Coronary care and domiciliary patients. A brand new 6 bed paediatric unit has recently been opened as part of the redevelopment, with Oncology, Psychiatric and Obstetric care services remaining available to the community. The Hospital is fitted with a modern 24 hour emergency department with approximately 14,000 presentations annually with over 8,600 admissions to the hospital.

The Location
Surrounded by an abundance of green rainforests, rivers and deserted beaches your new home will provide you a scenic mountain backdrop with endless outdoor activity options to fill your spare time. Perfect for any lifestyle, this coastal region urban centre has an immediate population of 5,000 and offers a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to large cities. You will find affordable housing in both the rental and purchase markets, quality educational facilities and a large array of shops to suit your needs. With a short direct flight from Melbourne or Sydney, rail lines and coaches regularly service the area and the location is also accessible via car from major capital cities.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will be a Fellow with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Paediatrics) and hold specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career – Apply today!
 

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