Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist Paediatrician | Queensland (closes 8 December)

Position Title

Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist  Paediatrician

Work Unit/Facility Location

Department of Child & Adolescent Health

Lifespan Medical & Critical Care Services, Mackay Hospital and Health Serivce

Remuneration/Salary Rates (may include superannuation and annual leave loading) (Grade) (Additional Information)

Remuneration value up to $456,537 p.a. comprising salary between $8,442.90 p.f. - $8,951.50 p.f. (L25-L27) or remuneration value up to $417,724 p.a. comprising salary between $7,060.20 p.f. - $8,200.80 p.f. (L18-L24); employer superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, plus overtime and on-call allowances. Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy. Job Ad Reference: MK394009.

Duties/Abilities

• Provide clinical services for the health service in Mackay Child Adolescent Health Unit (0–18 years) Neonates (CSCF 4>32 w) and provide advice as needed via Telehealth to rural sites.

• Demonstrated recent clinical experience in Community Paediatrics (specific focus on Child Protection), General Paediatrics & Neonatal Medicine, Child Adolescent & Behavioural Medicine as well as children with chronic & complex care requirements at the role delineation of the service.

• Work at a 0.5FTE capacity as a Child Protection Advisor running Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect (SCAN) meetings and Child Health Passport Clinics working in collaboration with Child Protection Liaison Officer, Child Protection Social Worker and Child Safety Services.

• Ability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time frame.

• Foster the promotion of standards of excellence in the provision of clinical and public health services.

• Undertake teaching and educational initiatives and responsibilities within CAHS.

• Actively participate in patient safety activities, clinical audits, complaints management.

• Actively pursue evidence based practice audit and research within the CAHS.

• Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in accordance with QPS and HHS values as outlined above.

• Understand your accountability to uphold the principles and practices of the Health Service’s Health and Safety Management System in accordance with legislation and industry standards.  As a supervisor actively promote good health and safety practices to staff of your work area.  

• Maintain current knowledge regarding the provision of safe and high-quality health care, including the concepts of Human Factors and Patient Safety, and to promote these within the Health Service.

• Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

• Have completed or in the process of completing the Supervisor Professional Development Program (SPDP) via the RACP (Paediatrics).

• Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in accordance with the Queensland Public Service and the Mackay HHS Values as outlined above and here.

• Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

• The provision of a Healthy and Safe environment within Mackay Hospital and Health Service is everyone’s responsibility.

• Understand your accountability to uphold the principles and practices of the Health Service’s Health and Safety Management System in accordance with legislation and industry standards.  As a supervisor actively promote good health and safety practices to staff of your work area.

Enquiries

Dr Vasanthakumar Selvarajah, (07) 4885 7278

Job Ad Reference

MK394009

Application Details

https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MK394009

Closing Date

08-12-2021