- Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital
- Indicative Total Remuneration: $298,949 / $553,175 – Perm F/T – MD2
You will work alongside skilled neonatal nurses, midwives and, neonatal nurse practitioner trainees to provide high quality medical care to neonatal outpatients and patients admitted to the Special Care Nursery. This will be achieved by working alongside a second Neonatologist, fellow Consultant General Paediatricians, Registrars, Resident Medical Officers, Nurse Practitioner trainees, midwives, nurses and allied health professionals. Supporting the training of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, you will contribute to Journal club presentations, advanced newborn life support training, tutorials and lectures. You will also be expected to participate in an after-hours on-call Neonatal roster. The Lyell McEwin Special Care Nursery provides care to infants born at 32 weeks or younger. It comprises 16 funded beds with a capacity of up to 25 beds and includes four high dependency cots for infants requiring in/out surfactant, short term ventilation, non-invasive respiratory support and those infants needing more intensive monitoring and nursing care. Two Neonatologists share clinical duties, alternating between a week rostered to ward services and a week of four morning neonatal outpatient sessions. There is ample opportunity for teaching, research and quality improvement activities.
You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration. With recent demonstrated neonatal skills and experience, you will be skilled in problem solving and decision making at both the clinical and the individual level. You will also demonstrate a commitment to participate in new Neonatal developments such as the use of State-wide Perinatal guidelines, and to collaboratively work to develop and implement new guidelines and procedures to assist clinicians in the management of Neonatal conditions.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 641917
641917 Neonatologist Staff Specialist Job Pack.docx.pdf