Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 04/06/2024 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Bass Coast Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing

Reference: 15077

Reference: 15077

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Paediatric Consultant

 About Bass Coast Health

Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the sub-regional health service for the Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shires, with sites at Wonthaggi, Cowes, San Remo.

In order to support our rapidly growing population, we're growing our services and the complexity of our organisation. This includes adding a new $115 million hospital expansion and renovated facilities to ensure we meet the increasing health care needs of our region.

 Position Summary

As a Paediatric Consultant you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary paediatric service, undertaking paediatric clinical consulting. Successful applicants will participate in Paediatric on call Neonatal roster as required and be the bed card holder for babies in the post-natal period and also if a baby is admitted from the community for observation and management. You will be responsible for Neonatal Resuscitation and Baby checks, discharge planning when on call.

You may be required to assist in the development and drafting of guidelines, policies and procedures necessary for a Level 3 Nursery Service in conjunction with Midwifery Unit Manager, Operations Director of Maternity and the Maternity Educator.

Include participation in 1-2 rapid review clinic sessions per week.  This is a new clinic set up for neonatal review of internally referred neonates requiring follow up in the neonatal period.  There is scope for a general paediatric clinic for rapid review of children and adolescents requiring rapid follow up of paediatric problems referred internally from Wonthaggi emergency department.

- Would suit general paediatricians, neonatologist or dual trained general paediatrician/neonatologist

- Plan for paediatric ward development in the next few years

- Opportunities for future service development including special care nursery, paediatric ward and outpatients.

Requirements of the position are:

  • Valid Police Check.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination in accordance with the Chief Health officer COVID-19 Mandatory vaccination Directions.
  • Flu Vaccination.
  • Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation (ANR).
  • Demonstrated recent clinical experience in NNR.
  • Advanced Paediatric Life Support 2 (ALS2).
  • Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Paediatrician/Neonatologist.
  • Availability to participate in an on-call roster.

What’s in it for you

BCH is in a significant growth phase, creating an exciting environment for staff to develop their careers while simultaneously having a direct impact on regional communities.

 BCH staff also enjoy the following perks:

  • A culture which supports your wellbeing and personal growth
  • Salary packaging, including novated leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible work options and work life balance
  • Study support
  • A coastal lifestyle in the beautiful Bass Coast region

For further information please contact Carley Gilliland on 0477 523 045 or contact Human Resources via email hr@basscoasthealth.org.au

As a Child Safe organisation, Bass Coast Health promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Bass Coast Health celebrates and supports our employees and community and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. BCH welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

Bass Coast Health is a smoke free organisation


Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Renee Kelsall - (04) 0952 9961
Carley Gilliland - (04) 7752 3045