Staff Specialist Paediatrician (multiple opportunities)

Job no: 837293
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: South East
Categories: Medical
  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service - Paediatrics Unit
  • Indicative Total Remuneration:  $346,649 - $486,052 p.a. (pro-rata)  - MD2
  • Multiple Permanent positions available (Full-Time & Part-Time) 



As a senior member of the paediatric team, you will provide clinical expertise in the Department of Paediatrics at the Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service. This will include oversight and management of children in the Emergency Department, inpatients, neonatal nursery and outpatients, and community consultations. You will oversee the Child Development Unit and mandated child protection responsibilities. As part of your role, you will supervise the clinical practice of General Practice paediatricians and junior medical staff, as well as undertaking active engagement in the education of all health staff affiliated with the service. You will contribute to Continuous Quality Improvement activities including clinical audit and morbidity and mortality review. It is expected that you will actively take part in continuing education activities. Mount Gambier & District Health Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia and has been identified as one of the four general hospitals to provide treatment for Country people closer to home. Committed to maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of the people of South Australia, it provides a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible hospital and related services.

You will have Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians – Paediatric Medicine, or an equivalent specialist qualification suitable for supervision of trainees of that College and must hold current AHPRA Registration. You will have sound knowledge of contemporary paediatric practice and procedures, and demonstrate skills in the investigation and care of paediatric patients. With the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team, you will possess high level skills in problem solving and decision making at both the clinical and the individual level.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC) 
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients) 

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups.  The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.

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 Application Closing Date

5 July 2024 - 12 months - 11.55PM


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