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Consultant Paediatric Oncologist (Solid Tumours/Neuro-oncology))

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Date: 10-Jun-2021

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

  • Part Time, Fixed Term (0.6 EFT) for 6 months (July - December 2021)
  • Be at the forefront of paediatric oncology care for children with solid and central nervous sysytem (CNS) tumours
  • Lead and contribute to exciting clinical research
  • Excellent Salary Packaging Options


The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

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/

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


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.


The role:

The successful candidate provides oversight of, and expertise in the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based clinical care for children with cancer diagnoses, and their families. This role delivers strong and supportive supervision of trainee and junior medical staff, and has key responsibility for contribution to the education and research programs of the Children’s Cancer Centre (CCC).


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 information and how to apply:

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

Please contact Damien Roberts, Operations Manager damien.roberts@rch.org.au for further information.


View Position Description here


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ 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.


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close on 24 June 2021