Position Details
Reference Number 33304
Position Title RCH Uncle Bob's Neurology Fellow 2020
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

RCH Uncle Bob's Neurology Department Fellow 2020

  • Full Time, Fixed Term role until February 2021
  • Contribute to the Deparmtment of Neurology
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite parking

Role Purpose:

To obtain competent, broad-based experience in clinical child neurology for those training in child neurology or interested in exposure to child neurology.


The Uncle Bob’s Neurology Fellowship includes a mix of service and training activities. The Fellow will be supervised in his/her clinical duties, which will include outpatient management, inpatient management, inpatient consultations, and routine EEG reporting and after-hours emergency management. Clinics, ward rounds and consultation reviews are all supervised by a consultant and conducted in a teaching format.


Specific duties of the Fellow include:

Daily responsibilities:

  • Ward rounds – reviewing new admissions, potential discharges and inpatient consultations.
  • Supervise HMO admissions of emergency and elective patients.
  • Take phone calls from emergency department, other units, patients and other hospitals.

Weekly responsibilities:

  • See patients in a weekly, supervised general neurology clinic.
  • Attend Neurology ward rounds and clinical meetings.  Coordinate meetings and present patients’ histories at neurology ward rounds. Attend and present at the weekly Neurology seminars.  Attend the weekly Neuroradiology Meeting.
  • Report routine EEGs and review with one of the neurologists up to once a week, depending on the trainee’s level of experience in paediatric neurology and EEG.
  • Participate in the after-hours on-call roster.
  • The Fellow is encouraged to undertake a clinical research project.



The Fellow is encouraged to attend teaching sessions in epilepsy, EEG, neuromuscular disorders, and neurophysiology. The Fellow may also attend specialised clinics and neurophysiology lists. The Fellow may attend the weekly Victorian neurology registrar lectures, the monthly ANZCNS case presentations, and other relevant courses in neurology and neuroscience.



The classification of this role is determined by the Doctors-In-Training (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement, 2018-2021, and paid accordingly.


Qualifications required

  • MB BS or equivalent is mandatory. 
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians advanced trainee (or equivalent), who has completed their basic general paediatric training and has an interest in paediatric neurology, or intends to train as a paediatric neurologist.

All International Medical Graduate applicants need to refer to the AHPRA website to ensure they have passed the necessary English language test at the time of application https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx



The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

Contact Person Monique Ryan
Contact Number 93454543
Closing Date 13/06/2019
Position Description Uncle Bob Fellowship PD 2020.doc