The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
REQ448045 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the SCHN - NETS Retrieval Consultant (eCredential) position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 1,901 open jobs by clicking here.
  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways
  2. Possess relevant specialist paediatric qualification - FRACP (Paediatrics) or CICM (Paediatrics), PEM, FANZCA (paediatrics) or equivalent, as provided for in the Staff Specialists (State) Award
  3. Experience in neonatal and/or paediatric critical care
  4. Experience in medical retrieval of newborns and/or children
  5. Demonstrated expertise with inter-personal communication and negotiation; particularly with multiple stake-holders in highly stressed circumstances
  6. Capacity to participate in and train staff in retrievals by air and road ambulances
  7. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

Applicants must have completed the COVID-19 vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate 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.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged 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. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.


The preferred applicant may be considered for the award of a conjoint academic title (levels A to D) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney at a level commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience.  The award of the academic title will also confer membership upon the appointee of the University Department of Paediatrics and Child Health.  The academic title will be held for the  duration of The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network appointment.  No remuneration is attached to the University appointment.  The appointee will be responsible to the University for academic matters and to The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network for clinical matters.

Need more information?

  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Kath Carmo on Kath.Carmo@nets.health.nsw.gov.au
For technical support please contact the customer service team on 1300 679 367 and select option 3.

Applications Close: Sunday 11th February 2024

Note: NSW Health does not require or accept the 'fit2work badge' offered as an option in eCredential. Please do not apply or pay for a fit2work badge when applying for this position.

For assistance with eCredential please email SCHN-SMO@health.nsw.gov.au


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