Paediatrician Consultant Australian Indian Ocean Coastal City

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    Physician, Paediatrician

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  • Salary:

    $398,356 to $466,713 p.a.

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 years

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Consultant Paediatrician

Scope of practice: general paediatrics, neonatology

5 year Contract, full time

Salary:  $398,356 to $466,713 p.a.

Hours: 40 per week

Role Details

An exciting opportunity is available for a Consultant General Paediatrician at Karratha Health Campus. In this role you will provide a high standard of medical care to Paediatric and neonatal patients and administrative leadership. You will also take responsibility for policy development and review and provide training, supervision and education for registrars and resident medical officers.

Must be experienced in General Paediatric medicine, Neonatal resuscitation and neonatology at a senior level and commitment to clinical governance within healthcare.


  • Eligible for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • FRACP or equivalent eg FRCPC, American Board of Paediatrics
  • Have demonstrated experience in Paediatrics and Neonatology and neonatal resuscitation at a senior level.
  • Demonstrated contemporary knowledge of professional issues and trends in Paediatric medicine with an understanding of remote area health service provision
  • A demonstrated commitment to effective management of clinical risk and improving quality.
  • High level of communication, interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, with the ability to work effectively, lead in a team environment and commitment to continuing education.


  • Significant experience in rural and remote Paediatric medicine and demonstrated understanding of issues within a cross cultural environment, particularly Aboriginal culture is desirable.

The role is based in a newly built hospital providing support to regional smaller hospitals. Well-equipped health facilities are grouped together under one roof bringing care closer to home for the local community. The campus provides a comprehensive 'one-stop shop' for the delivery of integrated health services including physiotherapy, speech therapy, counselling, community health nursing and community mental health.

Upgrades include:

  • A new 40-bed facility with significantly expanded emergency department.
  • New CT scanner, surgical ward, maternity wing and delivery suites.
  • Expanded facilities for outpatients and essential services such as child health and medical imaging, brought together in a single health care hub.
  • World-class telehealth services
  • Helipad In addition to outstanding emergency and hospital car

Employee Benefits:

Salary: $398,356 to $466,713 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance)

In addition to the great salary employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Flexible leave arrangements.
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
  • Other professional and location based allowances


If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.