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Senior Staff Specialist - Paediatrics

A rare opportunity to establish a brand new department

  • Join a brand new department
  • Showcase your leadership skills as you take the lead
  • Escape city living in this hidden gem near the sea
The Position
Wavelength is seeking a Senior Staff Specialist – Paediatrics to take on a new opportunity located in regional New South Wales. You will be a highly experienced Paediatrician as you take on the leadership role within this brand new department. You will hold excellent time management skills and a keen eye for detail as you provide clinical treatment and patient management whilst driving growth and development across the unit. You will be supported by a close knit team of dedicated and experienced paediatric nurses. Additionally, you will be involved in support and education of junior colleagues and medical students completing their rotations through the department.

The Hospital
This brand new facility has recently undertaken a $183 million re-development to better service the catchment population of over 33,000 people. Providing state of the art services to the local community, the new campus integrates education and accommodation facilities alongside clinical services.  With an excess of 8,600 admissions per year the Hospital provides services such as Oncology, Psychiatric and Obstetric care with a brand new 6 bed paediatric unit. The hospital has 134 beds allowing high level care for ICU, Coronary care and domiciliary patients. Fitted with a modern 24 hour emergency department, approximately 14,000 presentations are made annually.

The Location
A short drive from the snowfields, this urban centre of the coastal region is surrounded by an abundance of lush green rainforests, rivers and deserted beaches finished with a scenic mountain backdrop.  Your options are endless n this rural country town, with a population of 5,000 this community offers a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to large cities. You will find affordable housing – whether you are looking to rent or buy; quality educational facilities across all levels and a large array of shops to suit your needs. A short direct flight from Melbourne or Sydney, rail lines and coaches regularly service the region 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 ready for the next step in your career – Apply today!
 

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