Position Details
Reference Number 36004
Position Title Consultant Neurologist 0.4FTE
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary
  • Part Time, Ongoing (0.4EFT)
  • 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 Role:

The role requires the Consultant Neurologist to provide comprehensive care in all aspects of paediatric neurology practice, including management of children with neuromuscular and neuro-immunological disorders.


You will be responsible for:

  • Providing clinical care of inpatients with a range of neurological disorders as per the departmental roster
  • Conducting outpatient and telehealth clinics in paediatric neurology
  • Performing teaching activities within the department
  • Supervising the Registrar, Resident and Neurology Fellows when on IP and OP duties
  • Leading by example in delivering high quality clinical care to children and adolescents using the RCH services
  • Participating in clinical meetings (where necessary) and respect the confidentiality of these meetings
  • Ensuring that consultations, treatment plans and other aspects of care delivered are rigorously documented to support ongoing care and communication and to meet medical requirements
  • Ensuring that that the care of all patients is handed over or other suitable arrangements for follow up, including follow up of results, are in place whenever leaving the hospital
  • Ensuring continuity of care in identifying and communicating promptly with other practitioners including general practitioners
  • Being accountable for all care delivered by junior medical staff with a delegated responsibility during periods of duty
  • Participating in resolving problems in care and ensure that the team leader is aware of relevant issues and problems

You will have: 

  • MBBS (or equivalent)
  • Specialist Registration with AHPRA and eligibility for medical registration within Victoria
  • Completed basic and advanced training for the FRACP in paediatrics, and completed accredited training in child neurology
  • Competent in practice and teaching of paediatric NCS and EMG


Other information and how to apply:


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

Please contact Monique Ryan on 03 9345 5661 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 Monique Ryan
Contact Number 93455661
Closing Date 22/10/2020
Position Description Consultant Neurologist 0.4fte NM&NI PD.pdf
Additional Document 1 Senior Medical Staff Application Form 1.docx