Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 18/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 47959

Reference: 47959

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Position Title – Paediatric Surgeon 

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Health Emergency Departments treat over 150,000 emergency patients a year at Monash Medical Centre Clayton campus, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Patients have access to a full range of treatment options, including intensive care. 

About Paediatric Surgery at Monash Health

 Monash Children's Hospital have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic General Paediatric surgeon to join our team for a 6 month period initially from June 2021. The successful candidate must adhere to the competencies as defined by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

The successful applicant will work with a supportive, established team of staff delivering excellence in surgical care to the paediatric population of south-east Victoria. Monash Children's Hospital is the third largest children's hospital in Australia, performs approximately 2,000 procedures a year and is home to the largest neonatal unit in Victoria. In addition to close co-operation with general, regional and subspecialist paediatricians we provide a consultation service to the feto-maternal unit within Monash Health.

About The Role

You will be responsible for:

-Inpatient and outpatient general surgical care to children

-Other duties will include supervision of junior medical staff and provision of training and education to department, other MCH staff and medical students.  In consultation with the Head of Department and other staff, the appointee will ensure all services are maintained and delivered in line with the MCH wide philosophy and culture of patient and family centred care, vision and values.

About You 

Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to work harmoniously and collaboratively within a small team, possess excellent communication and leadership skills, have FRACS or equivalent College Fellowship and have specialist medical registration with AHPRA.

You Are Also

  • committed to a leadership & mentoring role

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What You Need

  • Relevant Qualification (aligned to positon description)

  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to positon description noting no reference to years of experience)

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Australian working rights

What We Offer

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Apply NOW to join our Paediatric Surgery Department at Monash Health!

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

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Dr Chris Kimber - 8572 3838

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon