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Consultant Bone Marrow Transplant Physician

Date: 25-May-2023

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch


The Hospital:


The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.


The Role:


This is a Fixed Term (2 years), Part Time position, 35 hours per fortnight.

This job will form leadership in the implementation of a gene therapy trial within the BMT subspecialty unit of CCC. The role will involve recruitment of suitable patients and compliance with the trial together with education of broad stakeholder groups. BMT ward service will be included in the role.


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.



The Department:


The RCH Children's Cancer Centre (CCC) is the largest partner in the Victorian Paediatric Integrated Cancer Services (PICS) and is a member of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Care program. The CCC is the only provider of complex children's cancer care and stem cell transplantation in the State of Victoria.  The CCC aims for the highest standards in diagnosis, research, treatment, and support. The RCH CCC comprises: an inpatient ward with designated bone marrow transplant beds; a day oncology unit; outpatient clinic area including allied health facilities; a dedicated oncology pharmacy; a family facility; a research program with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities; a clinical trials office and an administrative centre.



What We Offer:


  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development and special events
  • Culture of continuous improvement



You Will Have:


  • Demonstrated capacity to work harmoniously and collaboratively within a small team
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to leading by example in providing the highest quality clinical care to children and young people.
  • FRACP or equivalent College Fellowship
  • Specialist Medical Registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in developing research strategy and a long-term research program.



Other requirements:


  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check



Application process


  • To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.
  • Applicants must apply online attaching certified credentials and a completed “SMS Application for Appointment Form”.
  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!



Please contact Karli Williamson, Operations Manager for further information.

Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption.


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 15 June 2023