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Staff Specialist Paediatrician

Join an innovative and dynamic health service

  • Join a 160 bed accredited teaching hospital
  • Escape the common city stresses
  • Make a positive impact to areas of need using Telehealth
As a Specialist Paediatrician you will provide high-quality paediatric services and patient management in an efficient manner. Your key duties include specialist cover for the Paediatric Units, the emergency and elective services. You will be required to work in harmony with the midwifery and nursing staff and participate in an on call roster. You will participate in outreach services and Telehealth services to rural and remote communities. Furthermore you will supervise junior medical staff and graduates.
You will be working at an innovative and dynamic health service that has a range of facilities to provide the best care for their patients, including two acute hospitals, three district hospitals and seven community health centres. The main acute hospital is a 160 bed accredited teaching hospital with an attached rural clinical school and a 70 bed private facility. The second acute hospital is located 60kms away and is a 130 bed community hospital. The health service provides high quality health care and specialist services to a combined catchment area of 100,000 people.
The two hospitals both have very busy emergency departments, obstetric and gynaecology services. Paediatrics is primarily located at one site with outpatient services at both sites. 
Famous for its tranquil atmosphere free from common city stresses, Tasmania is an urban playground surrounded by unspoilt wilderness. There are great amenities such as shopping and entertainment venues, and a flourishing café culture. Whether you prefer to sample the local wine and food or explore the rich history of the region, Tasmania offers a variety of entertainment choices. On the city’s outskirts, you will find dramatic coastlines and rainforests filled with walking trails, natural swimming pools and lookout spots with captivating views.
The people of Tasmania are friendly welcoming people, who make the most of the temperate climate and laidback lifestyle this idyllic island offers.  Despite its small size, Tasmania boasts a bustling calendar of events, celebrations and activities all year round.
Essential criteria
Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

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