Position Details
Reference Number 65341
Position Title Consultant Paediatric Urologist
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Paediatric Urology
Location Monash Children's Hospital
Position Summary
  • Rewarding surgical position in Paediatric Urology
  • Join Victoria’s largest public health service
  • Ongoing Fractional Appointment

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We provide safe, high-quality care to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of-life. More than 25,500 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. Each year: 

  • We provide more than 3.4 million episodes of care to our community, 
  • More than 276,000 people are admitted to our hospitals, 
  • Close to 220,000 people receive care at our three emergency departments, 
  • We respond to more than 67,000 ambulance arrivals, 
  • We perform more than 48,000 surgical procedures, and 
  • We deliver more than 10,000 babies. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to a fair, non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and highly experience Director of Infectious Diseases to join our Infectious Diseases department. 

About The Unit 

Monash Children's Paediatric Urology provides tertiary Paediatric Urology care for approx. 1/3 of the State of Victoria. Our unit is four Paediatric Urologists and provides services across the full scope of Paediatric urology, Antenatal care, Upper tracts, Minimally invasive, Spina bifida and functional urology, endo-urology (including stones), & oncology. We work closely with nephrology and endocrinology services to provide surgical support. Whilst we maintain close clinical links with the Department of Paediatric General Surgery our department members are appointed into an exclusively Paediatric Urology scope of practise. 

About the Role 

  • Provision of high quality Paediatric Urology Services at Monash Children’s consistent with the Monash Health core values. 
  • Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care and departmental development 
  • Be available to colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care. 
  • Participation in consultant paediatric urology on call roster 
  • Contribute to the professional and corporate life of Monash Health by participation in appropriate committees. 

Please take the opportunity to find out more about Monash Health and its extraordinary journey to date, and challenges ahead. This opportunity is well suited to those who place a high value on planning and delivering health service transformation to meet the current and future health and wellbeing needs of the communities within the Monash Health catchment. 

We invite you to pursue this exciting and important role with Monash Health. 

Details of the role 

Hours: Fractional 0.8 FTE (31 hours per week) 

Employment: Fractional Ongoing 

About You 

The successful applicant will have broad experience and capability across the spectrum of tertiary paediatric urology. They will demonstrate clinical competence broadly in Paediatric Urology. They will also have strong professional skills and be capable of working well within the unit and the broader hospital community to deliver high quality care. 

  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care 
  • An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care 
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team 
  • Motivated to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence 

We seek to appoint an individual who will bring or develop a strong sub-specialty interest within the department such as lower tract reconstruction, minimally invasive/robotics, oncology, antenatal counselling/intervention, endo-urology/stones, transition of care, functional urology etc. An interest in quality improvement, teaching, research and service development is highly desirable. 

What you need: 

Medical Specialist/Consultant (Senior Medical staff): 

  • A medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential. 
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Paediatric Surgery or Urology (FRACS or equivalent) including maintenance of CPD and good standing as required by AHPRA for the maintenance of Specialist Registration. 
  • Appropriate post fellowship training in Paediatric Urology &/or an established scope of practice in tertiary Paediatric Urology. 
  • All applicants must be awarded Scope of Clinical Practice by the Monash Health Credentialing committee.  Information presented for application will be presented to the committee during the selection process, and all appointments are subject to maintenance of SoP within the clinical services capability framework in the facilities in which clinical work is to be undertaken.  This process must be completed prior to offer of employment. 
  • Appointment to these position requires proof of qualification and if applicable registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties. 

Other Requirements: 

  • Current Drivers Licence 
  • As we support a culture of safety through employee immunisation, there must be documentation provided confirming completed immunisation on employment at Monash Health 
  • Applicants who are new to Monash Health will be required to enter into an Employment Agreement before commencement. 
  • All candidates will require Australian working rights. 

Interested? 

Confidential enquiries please contact Dr Neil Price - Unit Director Paediatric Urology, MCH 

Please note that unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. 

How to Apply 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.  
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.  
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:  

  • reference checks  
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months  
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)  
  • proof of immunisation.  

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.  
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status. 

Selection Criteria You are required to complete a Credentialing application via C.Gov online platform. Please access the link to c.Gov via the document in the attachments section. Please declare you have completed an application by selecting YES.

External applicants – You are required to complete a Stat Dec and attach it to your application. Please access a form in the attachments section. Please declare that you have completed this application by selecting YES to confirm. Internal Monash Health Applicants – Please select NO and explain.
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Dr Neil Price Unit Director Paediatric Urology 03 8572 3838 neil.price@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 06/05/2024
Position Documents
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