Position Details
Reference Number 33383
Position Title 2020 Clinical Pharmacology Fellow
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

2020 Clinical Pharmacology Fellow

  • Full time, fixed term (12 months)
  • Commencing February 2020
  • Parkville location - Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children's hospital

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 department of General Medicine is one of the largest departments at RCH, and includes sub-specialty units of Infectious Diseases, Immunisation, Rheumatology, Immigrant Health and Clinical Pharmacology, as well as providing leadership and staffing to the 24 bed Short Stay Unit.  The department provides an inpatient service managed by 18 consultants attached to 4 medical teams, seeing over 6500 admissions per year, in addition to providing outpatient services including General Medicine, Continence, Upper Airways, Emergency Review, Chronic Fatigue and sub-specialty clinics.

 

The Role:

This position will provide an advanced trainee in Paediatrics with experience and training in general medicine. The position interacts with other Fellows in General Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology and Immigrant Health as well as more junior trainees.


The Clinical Pharmacology Fellow will assist within the clinical consulting service monitoring patients regarding drug use, toxicology and overdose; supervision of therapeutic drug monitoring; preparation of Hospital guidelines for the use of new and old drugs; involvement in RCH Drug Usage Committee (DUC), adverse drug monitoring and other quality assurance programs; attend Adverse Drug Reaction Clinic (Allergy) and Drug Exposure in Pregnancy Risk Clinic; act in a supervisory capacity for junior staff learning about clinical pharmacology/adverse reaction issues; and gain experience in longitudinal outpatient follow-up of patients.  As well, the Clinical Pharmacology Fellow will undertake the Night Medical Lead role for three months within the 12 months of this appointment.

 

Please note the successful applicant must undergo a Police and Working with Children Check. In addition, all International Medical Graduate applicants will need to refer to the AHPRA website to ensure they have passed the necessary English language test https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Eligibility for registration in Victoria
  • Completed RACP exams, with preference given to applicants who have completed their advanced training and gained Fellowship

Why work at the RCH?

 

That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!

 

The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.

 

We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

 

We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!

 

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.

 

Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

 

Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting "Apply Now"

 

 

Selection Criteria Essential: MBBS or equivalent
Essential: Eligible for registration in Victoria
Essential: FRACP exams completed
Contact Person A/Prof Noel Cranswick
Contact Number 93456987
Contact Email noel.cranswick@rch.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Kirsten Noakes
Alternate Contact Number 93456259
Alternate Contact Email kirsten.noakes@rch.org.au
Closing Date 09/07/2019
Position Description 2020 Clinical Pharmacology Fellow Position Description final.doc