Staff Specialist - Neurology - Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick

REQ80556 Requisition #
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Sydney Children's Hospitals Network 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.

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Applications are invited for the position of Staff Specialist - Neurology at Sydney Children's Hospital in Randwick. This position is permanent and up to 1.0FTE.

About the role:

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time up to 1 FTE
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: 166493 - 205456
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ80556

What you'll be doing
Provide excellent clinical services to children and their families as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Participate in review and improvement activities, as well as training and education of staff.

Ensure that Research and teaching is undertaken and focused on the area of General Neurology & Epilepsy.

Abide by the hospital code of conduct and participate in annual performance reviews for clinical services in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

The appointee will join an active tertiary multidisciplinary team with Level 6 clinical care state-wide responsibilities. The Department of Neurology has special interests in Epilepsy (including EEG telemetry and assessment of patients for epilepsy surgery) the administration of the Ketogenic diet, Neuromuscular Disorders (including neurophysiology), Brain Tumours (including cytogenetic profiling) and Neurogenetics.

The position requires expertise in:
1)  General Neurology
2)  Competence in the management of patients with Epilepsy and particular expertise in Neurophysiology
3)  Another neurology subspecialty to build unit capacity in for example: neuroimmunology, brain tumours, peripheral neurophysiology, neuroimmunology or rehabilitation.

The appointee is required to manage inpatients, outpatients and perform on-call duties covering all areas of Neurology. The appointee is required to work independently but be willing to contribute to the activities of the Neurology Unit working collaboratively within the group. The appointee will be required to have an active role in undergraduate and post graduate teaching and to participate in quality assurance activities and peer review.

The appointee may be offered a conjoint appointment in the School of Women’s and Children’s Health within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales at a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website

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.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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Applications Close: 26/12/2018

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