Position Details
Reference Number 33299
Position Title Paediatrician - Pathway to Good Health
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary
  • Sessional, fixed term 0.1 EFT
  • 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 4500, 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. For further information on our Commitment to Child Safety go to: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/ 


The RCH provides world class facilities for staff, patients and families, making it an exciting place to work and progress your career. We offer a competitive salary and salary packaging options along with interesting and varied work.


The Role:

Paediatrician to deliver clinical services in the Pathway to Good Health clinic for children in Out of Home care on a Friday afternoon at Desk D, Specialist clinics. Fixed term for 21 weeks.


You will be responsible for:

  • Clinical service delivery in a Pathway to Good Health clinic in line with departmental protocols
  • Administration and finance management of this clinic, including timely and accurate data collection in conjunction with the department’s Associate Director, Clinical Services.
  • Contributing to medical student and junior medical staff teaching in the clinical setting
  • Working collaboratively with other RCH Departments and Units as well as external stakeholders
  • Contributing to the department’s research, educational and QI activities as appropriate

You will have

  • AHPRA registration as a Specialist Medical Practitioner
  • A higher qualification in paediatrics - FRACP or equivalent
  • Training and experience in developmental/behavioural paediatrics and community child health
  • Proven ability to work effectively across sectors with child welfare case workers.
  • Strong understanding of the health issues of children living in Out of Home Care and the complexities facing health care provision to these children
  • Ability to write clear and concise health management plans

Other information and how to apply:

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

Please contact A/Prof Gehan Roberts on gehan.roberts@rch.org.au  for further information.


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 Karen McLean
Contact Number 93455851
Alternate Contact Person Gehan Roberts
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 20/05/2019
Position Description Position Description PTGH_2019.pdf
Additional Document 1 Senior Medical Staff Application Form 1.docx