First listed on: 09 September 2017
NSW Government | Health | Hunter New England Local Health District

Staff Specialist, Paediatric Oncology/Haematology 

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Hunter New England Local Health District has a rewarding career ready for you in a range of clinical and non-clinical roles in the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast regions.

As the largest employer in the region, we encourage collaboration, openness and respect in the workplace. We empower our employees to use their knowledge, skills and experience to meet our principle of Excellence. Every patient. Every time.

Staff Specialist, Paediatric Oncology/Haematology
John Hunter Children’s Hospital, Children Young People and Families

Permanent Part Time 0.5 FTE and Temporary Fixed term 0.3FTE (until May 2020)

We are looking for an experienced Staff Specialist in Paediatric Oncology and Clinical Haematology to join our team.  Above all, you will be committed to Excellence – every patient, every time.

You will provide expertise in the clinical management and treatment of patients of HNEKidsHealth, John Hunter Children’s Hospital Paediatric Oncology and Clinical Haematology Service within Hunter New England Local Health District and surrounding areas.  Whilst providing medical leadership and expert advice in the planning, coordination, operation and evaluation of the delivery of medical services ensuring the patient receives the best treatment possible, delivered with compassion and care, which results in a positive experience for the child, young person and their family.  .  

You will have a commitment to undergraduate and post graduate teaching, research and supervision and participate in quality activities, professional development and continuing education.

http://www.hnekidshealth.nsw.gov.au/site/oncology 

Information:

Dr Frank Alvaro, ph: (02) 4921 3080, e: Frank.Alvaro@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au      

Applications:

Tenielle Farrelly, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 4985 3422 e: Tenielle.farrelly@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au             

Provide clinical management and treatment of patients at the JHCH Campus, New Lambton within the scope of practice granted by the Hunter New England Health (HNEH) Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee. The role includes:

  • Providing a safe, efficient and effective Paediatric Oncology and Clinical Haematology inpatient and outpatient service at consultant level to the John Hunter Children's Hospital and Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD)
  • To perform Outreach and telehealth Clinics in Paediatric Oncology and Haematology within HNELHD and Northern Child Health Network as required by the Medical Co-Director John Hunter Children’s Hospital
  • Providing an acute on call service at the John Hunter Children's Hospital.
  • Providing consultative service to the Emergency Department and other departments within the John Hunter Children's Hospital, including NEXUS.
  • Contribute to HNEKidsHealth service direction and planning and the effective management of resources.
  • Engage in Undergraduate and Postgraduate educational activities and staff development programmes within HNEKidsHealth facilities and the John Hunter Children's Hospital.
  • Provide professional leadership for health professionals including participation in quality and risk management activities.
  • Ensuring the patient receives the best treatment possible, delivered with compassion and care, which results in a positive experience for the child, young person and their family.
Dr Frank Alvaro
49213080
Hunter New England Health is committed to Ethical Practices, the principles of Cultural Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Hunter New England Health encourages all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability. We promote a smoke-free work environment.

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