Director of Paediatrics



About the role If successful in this role you will provide leadership to the Department of Paediatrics through a period of rapid expansion and redefinition of paediatric clinical services provided at West Moreton Hospital and Health Service (Ipswich Hospital). This will require working in partnership with West Moreton Hospital and Health Services such as Community Child Health and the Ipswich Hospital Emergency Department and state-wide services such as the Children's Health Services District, the Queensland Children's Hospital and other external planning agencies West Moreton Health is recognised as a health service that prioritises person centred care, interconnected care and better care. This is your opportunity to join a health service that cares for teams by prioritising professional development and team integration providing safe and equitable care to the ever growing community of Ipswich.

About you Demonstrated high level expertise across general paediatrics (includes inpatients, outpatients, Level 2 neonatology and child protection) Demonstrated skills in clinical leadership Demonstrated ability to effectively plan and participate in developing new clinical services or research projects Demonstrated experience of leadership in the delivery of Patent and Family Centred Care. How to apply To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and cover letter (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key accountabilities of the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on “Apply for this job” to be taken to our website.

Vaccination Preventable Disease This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'. You must be able to provide evidence that you either: have been vaccinated against the VPD's listed in the role description; or you are not susceptible to the VPD's listed in the role description. You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role.

More information and evidence forms can be found at here. About West Moreton 40 Minutes from Brisbane CBD 9,521 kilometres region supporting over 250,000 people One of 16 Hospital and Health Services (HHS) within Queensland Health Fastest growing region in Australia with projected increase of 136% by 2036 $490.5 Million budget and 2,934 full time equivalent staff One of the largest employers in the region Ipswich Hospital Major 351 bed acute teaching hospital with one of the Queensland's busiest and best performing emergency departments.

Specialities including anaesthetics, emergency, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental.

Queensland Government
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22 Oct 2019


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