Sydney Local Health District
CAM11245 Requisition #

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Remuneration:  - $81,884.00 - $127,922.00
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM11245

Applications Close: 25 June 2021


Sydney Local Health District is seeking a highly motivated Advanced Trainee in Neurology at RPA Hospital

What you will be doing:

This position will provide the successful applicant with advanced skills in Neurology within the RPAH Neurology Department. Participation in the RPAH Neurology service constitutes the core clinical components of the position. The advanced trainee will also be expected to attend the weekly RPAH Neurology clinical meetings, care for inpatients and attend outpatient clinics. This position will be directly responsible for inpatient care during working hours and will be expected to participate in the on-call roster with other Neurology Advanced trainees/basic trainees.

The Department of Neurology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Responsibilities include inpatient ward, outpatient clinics and consultations from other wards and the Emergency Department.  The advanced trainee will be required to work closely with the Senior Medical, Nursing and Allied Health staff to provide a Quality Neurology Service to the patients of RPAH and SLHD

The Neurology Service incorporates a broad multidisciplinary team managing inpatients and outpatients The successful applicant will need to work efficiently within these teams and communicate well with other professionals within RPAH and the community.


Where you will be working:

 Royal Prince Alfred is the principal teaching hospital of the University of Sydney. It offers speciality services from its main campus and Institute of Rheumatology and Orthopaedics and Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.  RPAH is one of Australia's leading hospitals, providing an extensive range of diagnostic and treatment services.

What we can offer you:

  • Supportive, collegiate and diverse work environment
  • Ongoing professional development and career opportunities
  • Salary packaging and fitness passport for eligible staff including utilizing SLHD gym facilities
  • Wellbeing, advocacy, mentorship and support opportunities exclusively for medical staff through SLHDs multifaceted workplace program MDOK.

Selection Criteria

•          MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

•          Evidence of appropriate qualifications relevant to the position

•          Compliance with current NSW Health Policy Directives including but not limited to National Criminal Record checks.

•          To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy, this includes any amendments made from time to time.

•          Interest and/or experience in research studies and teaching

•          Ability to work under supervision and understanding the limitations.

•          Compliance with various legislative, policy/ protocol requirements relating to: NSW Code of Conduct, NSW Medical Board, Area Health Services and hospital requirements

•          Relevant clinical experience in Neurology, Research and Teaching


SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

To be employed by NSW Health, you are required to provide evidence of current immunity status that complies with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy. Successful applicants are required to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Sydney Local Health District's vision incorporates NSW Health Core Values and a commitment to equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies. 
Our strategic priority under this vision is our commitment to excellence in Patient and Family Centre Care. Staff are supported to ensure patients, their families and carers are considered as partners in care to achieve optimal patient outcomes and best possible healthcare experience.

  1. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgment and expertise.
  3. Commitment to a career path in Neurology.
  4. Adept ability to work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams, including the sharing of appropriate information internally and externally with key persons or services.
  5. Advanced verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to vary communication style in line with the understanding of the needs of diverse audiences.
  6. Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and display a flexible approach to meet changing situations in a demanding and unpredictable clinical environment.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and self-education.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.


Need More Information?

  1. Click here for the Position Description please ensure your application includes your resume and answers to the selection criteria.
  2. For role related queries or questions please contact A/Prof A. Nikpour email armin@sydneyneurology.com.au



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