Sessional Respiratory and Sleep Physician (Undefined)

Job posted: 07/05/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Fixed term - Part time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $100,000 - $200,000

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11749

Reference: 11749

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $100,000 - $200,000

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role:


This is a 12 month, part time position at 0.3 EFT (21 hours per fortnight) within the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine commencing July 2024.  

You will be responsible for providing cover during business hours for inpatient and outpatient management of children with respiratory conditions with an emphasis on those with sleep or assisted ventilation issues. Additional roles include participating in clinical governance, education, research and administration activities of the department. You will participate in on call duties for inpatient care on a rotating roster with other consultant members of the Department.



What you’ll achieve:


  • Strong leadership in the delivery of high-quality clinical care to children and adolescents, and their families
  • Maintain comprehensive, accurate and complete records of all occasions of clinical care e.g. consultations, treatment plans in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to the support the delivery of safe and effective care
  • Participate in annual performance appraisal process i.e. Performance Review and Development Planning (PDAP)
  • Develop department and personal priority goals and objectives consistent with the mission, philosophy and strategic plan of the organisation
  • Strategically integrate research into the delivery of high-quality care to children who are patients of the department, including the development, implementation and revision of treatment protocols and clinical guidelines to promote and ensure best practice standards


Classification for this position will range from In accordance with the Medical Specialists (Victorian Public Health Sector) (AMA Victoria/ASMOF) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2022 – 2026.



Your skills and experience:


  • Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as Specialist in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine or equivalent.
  • Registered as a Specialist Medical Practitioner with AHPRA.
  •  Previous experience in assessing and managing children with complex respiratory conditions on both and inpatient and outpatient basis is desirable


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.



About The Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine:


The Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine provides tertiary paediatric respiratory care, education, training and comprehensive research programs and has led internationally in the establishment of paediatric pulmonology as a distinct and important branch of medicine. Our aim is to provide a world class service to improve health outcomes for children and young people with respiratory diseases throughout Victoria. A quaternary level clinical referral service is also provided to children of southern New South Wales, and Tasmania and South Australia.



What we offer:


  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • Professional development and special events
  • Culture of continuous improvement


Other requirements:


  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.

You must attach certified credentials and a completed “SMS Application for Appointment Form

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!

For more information about this position please contact Professor Phil Robinson, Director Department of Respiratory and Sleep medicine, 03 9345 5818 or phil.robinson@rch.org.au.



Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 28 May 2024

Sessional Respiratory and Sleep Physician (Undefined)

Job type:

Fixed term - Part time

Job classification:



phil.robinson@rch.org.au - Phil Robinson - 0418170829

Sessional Respiratory and Sleep Physician (Undefined)