Paediatric Pain Medicine
The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
CAM17390 Requisition #
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (SCHN) is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes with one purpose in mind - to help young people live their healthiest lives.
Learn more about our network here: http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/professionals
Employment Type: Temporary
Remuneration: Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM17390

The Provisional Fellow position in Paediatric Pain Medicine at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, is available for the 2023 Clinical Year, up to 04 February 2024. Applications for 6 months will be considered. The position provides Advanced Trainees an opportunity to further their training, developing skills important for a consultant role in the spheres of clinical care, education and training as well as research with support from the team consultants and other health care professionals. The Provisional Fellow role is a leadership role, both within the department for other junior medical staff and medical students as well as members of the multidisciplinary team, but also across the broader hospital community.

Please refer to the statement of duties for the position and contact the relevant contact person for further information about the position. 
Selection Criteria:
  1. MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia in an appropriate registration category.
  2. Registered with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) as an advanced trainee or equivalent. Those registered with the RACP, must have preferably completed a minimum 6 months as an advanced trainee with RACP (or equivalent) at commencement of Fellowship.
  3. 6 months experience in relevant subspecialty or equivalent. Please detail relevant experience.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  5. Excellent communication, leadership and teamwork skills with demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with other health professionals.
  6. Ongoing commitment to further education and professional development and demonstrated ability to teach, with a willingness to participate in the teaching of Medical Students, Junior Medical Staff and other clinical staff.
  7. Understanding of research methodology or research experience and a willingness to undertake research proposal.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent time management, problem solving skills, clinical skills, judgment and expertise.
Information and Application:
1. Click here for the  Position Description
2. Click here for the Statement of Duties
3. Find out more about applying for this position. Your application must include a current resume and responses to the application questions and criteria in the online application form. Please ensure you complete and submit your application prior to the closing date. Interviews will be conducted virtually via videoconference. Some positions are dependent on external funding and will only be appointed once funding is confirmed. 
SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity - we acknowledge the vibrancy that a diverse workforce brings to enhance both our workplace culture and our service delivery to children, young people and their families and carers. We encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up, to assist in preparing your application. 
All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.​ Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. This position is a category A position. Please refer to NSW Health Policy Directive PD2022_030 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases.
Contact Information:
1. For role related queries, please contact Dr David Sainsbury via telephone on 02 9382 1111 or email david.sainsbury@health.nsw.gov.au.
2. For technical support, please contact the Customer Service Team on 1300 443 966, select option 1, then option 2. Please also refer to the applicant guide for additional information.
Applications Close: Friday 31st March 2023
*Please note that recruitment agency applications are unable to be accepted

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