Position Details
Reference Number 35747
Position Title Consultant Allergy & Immunology (fixed term)
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Consultant Allergist & Immunologist (Fixed Term 28 weeks)

  • Sessional Fixed term (0.6FTE)
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Salary Packaging Options

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The department:

The Allergy and Immunology department provides secondary and tertiary outpatient and inpatient care for children with allergic and immune disorders in Victoria.  This includes children with food, drug, insect sting and latex allergy causing moderate to severe allergic reactions (including anaphylaxis), eczema, asthma, hayfever, immune deficiency and recurrent infection.


The role:

The Consultant Immunologist Allergist is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of RCH patients with immunologic and/or allergic disorders and conducting an outpatient allergy immunology clinic. The Consultant will take full responsibility for the care of patients presenting to the outpatient clinic and provide high quality education and training in allergy and immunology to trainees who attend the clinic. .  The successful applicant will join the clinical team responsible for the management of inpatients and be required to participate in the on call roster.


To be successful in this role:

You will possess excellent clinical skills and have interest in teaching, be able to function as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You must be registered as a medical practitioner with AHPRA and be a Fellow of the FRACP.


You will have:  

  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Have keen interest in teaching and be able to function as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • You must be registered as a Specialist Medical Practitioner with AHPRA
  • You must be a Fellow of The Royal Australian College of Practitioners. 

Other information and how to apply:

Applicants must apply online attaching certified credentials and a completed “SMS Application for Appointment Form”.


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 Theresa Cole
Contact Number 93455733
Alternate Contact Person Sharon Choo
Alternate Contact Number 93455733
Closing Date 06/08/2020
Position Description AI Consultant PD 2020.pdf
Additional Document 1 Senior Medical Staff Application Form 1.docx