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Paediatric Registrar (in the role of Paediatric Advanced Trainee Fellow) (Paediatric Neurosurgery)

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, South Brisbane

The position of Paediatric Registrar (in the role of Paediatric Advanced Trainee Fellow) will: * Deliver medical services through participation in clinical duties at Fellow level and in accordance with the policies, practices and Values of the Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service. * Demonstrate commitment to evidence based practice, research and quality improvement activities, including undertaking clinical audits and clinical risk management activities. * Assist in the professional development of junior medical staff and the training of medical and allied health students.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L4-L9
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/H18CHQ278658
Closing date 05-Aug-2018
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Dr Robert Campbell
Contact details 07 3068 2581

Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than 4,500 people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day.

The Opportunity

  • Undertake regular assessment and performance review, actively participate in unit and facility based educational programs and meet mandatory training requirements.
  • Role model professionalism with respect to confidentiality, patient dignity, effective communication at primary patient care level and with staff, and the completion/maintenance of accurate and comprehensive medical records.
  • Actively participate in teaching and supervision of Junior Medical Staff, Medical Students and other members of the multidisciplinary team.  Undertake skills-based training to support this role.
  • Contribute to a positive organisational culture, role model appropriate behaviour in accordance with the Code of Conduct for the Queensland Public Service and provide Senior Registrar representation on hospital committees.
  • May be required to work shifts, including weekends and public holidays, and/or be on-call including contribution to after Hours and Weekends Roster.


The Successful Candidate

  • Proven ability to deliver clinical services at the Fellow level.
  • An ambition to further develop your skills as a paediatric neurosurgeon leading to a career in the subspecialty.
  • The desire to advance contemporary knowledge in the field of paediatric neurosurgery.
  • A prior record of exceptional performance and service in Neurosurgery.
  • Proven ability to function as a team member within a multidisciplinary team, through the use of well-developed professional communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety, quality improvement, clinical risk management, and evidence based practice and research for improving performance including experience in clinical research.
  • Professional Development: Demonstrated commitment to professional development of self and others including ability to provide clinical support, supervision and/or mentoring to other professional staff and students.

What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility


Click apply now or for more information, contact Dr Robert Campbell on 3068 2581.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here.

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.

Further information

Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position


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