- Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital and Modbury Hospital
- Indicative Total Remuneration: $320,766 - $594,536 (pro rata) - Perm P/T (30 hrs p/wk) and Temp F/T (5 year contract) – MD2
As the Head of Unit, you will be responsible for the clinical standards and quality of care provided by the Paediatrics Unit. In this role, you will demonstrate leadership and ensure the efficient management and effective operation of the Unit. Overseeing the day-to-day clinical management of the Paediatric Unit, you will maintain the Paediatric, Neonatal and Child Protection Consultant on-call rosters. As a senior member of the Consultant staff, you will be responsible for managing the care of all paediatric patients allocated to you collaboration with the responsible Resident Medical Officers, Registrars, fellow Consultants, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. You will also contribute to and participate in strategic planning and policy formulation across services, teaching and research. The Head of Unit duty is a 5 year contract up to 30/06/2024. The successful candidate will be eligible for up to a 0.80 FTE (up to 30 hours per week) staff specialist contract which will be permanent and ongoing.
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 experience working at a consultant level and working as a manager, you will have proven clinical skills in paediatric medicine. A confident leader, you will possess the capacity to successfully motivate and lead professional groups to achieve best practice clinical outcomes. You will also bring the ability to contribute to education programs for medical officers, undergraduate medical students, and staff of other disciplines.
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: 696607
696607 Consultant Head of Unit - Paediatrics - LMH Job Pack.pdf