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Paediatric Surgical Fellow


Paediatric & Neonatal Surgery, Queensland Children's Hospital, South Brisbane

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. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L10-L13, L4-L9
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/H20CHQ346071
Closing date 28-Aug-2020
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Professor Roy Kimble
Contact details 30685624
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Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Queensland Children's Hospital

The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.

As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.

The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building.

Your Opportunity:

  • As a Clinical Fellow in Paediatric & Neonatal Surgery, Urology, Burns & Trauma you will deliver a high level of clinical service consistent with your skills and experience under the supervision of the Senior Medical Staff of the Service. 
  •  You will be expected to demonstrate commitment to evidence based practice, research and quality improvement activities, including undertaking clinical audits and clinical risk management activities. 
  •  You will be supported and expected to deliver these services in accordance with the values, policies and practices of the Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

 Requirements of the role:

  • MBBS or equivalent level medical qualification that is recognised by the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Current registration, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Board of Australia through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a medical practitioner.
  • Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, or international equivalent
  • Applicants must provide documentary evidence of compliance before they can be appointed, inclusive of certified copies of qualifications held, current registration certificates, and evidence of relevant immunisations.
  • Queensland Health has introduced a pre-engagement screening policy that is another step towards protecting patients, employees and the wider community.

 

Employment opportunities are not limited by race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sexuality, gender or other protected attributes. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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

 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

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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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