Job type: Part Time

Salary: $82k - $128k

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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Remuneration: $40,942 - $63,961
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: CAM12116

Living in our region
Hunter New England is a large, diverse area and is about the size of England. This beautiful area has appealed to many an urban professional seeking a more relaxed lifestyle with beaches and vineyards nearby and to indulge a passion for the great outdoors, while still maintaining a fulfilling career.
HNE Health also offers a wonderful family environment with excellent public and private schools, first-class universities and the only regional medical research institute in Australia. Health professionals across HNE Health are involved in extensive clinical and laboratory research programs, many of them in conjunction with the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).
Hunter New England Local Health District’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce has grown from 190 staff in 2008 to 730 staff in 2018.
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Where you’ll be working
John Hunter Children’s Hospital (JHCH) is a specialised tertiary referral paediatric hospital in Newcastle, providing complex medical, surgical, major trauma and neonatal care services for Northern NSW.
The Children’s Hospital in Newcastle, one of three children’s hospitals in NSW, will over the course of a year see almost 25,000 children and young people present to the emergency department, have 9,000 admitted to hospital and perform over 100,000 occasions of service through outpatient clinics.
Other regional hospitals part of the HNEkidshealth Network are Belmont, Cessnock, Maitland, Singleton, Armidale, Tamworth and Manning Hospital.

Maple Leaf House is a standalone outpatient service providing multi-disciplinary care for trans and gender diverse youth up to 24 years.
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What you’ll be doing

The Advanced Trainee will participate in the multidisciplinary assessment and management of adolescents and young people who identify as transgender or gender diverse and the co-morbid diagnosis that may occur. This may include mental health difficulties, disordered eating, concerns around sexual health and dealing with high-risk youth. Indigenous patients and cultural complexities will require a mature and experienced Trainee who has experience with population groups marginalised and who have experienced health inequity within the health system.

The role is designed to encourage professional development as an advanced trainee participating in both outpatient and clinic responsibilities.

Selection Criteria

  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Registered with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, as an Advanced Trainee or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in Community Paediatrics, Adolescent Medicine or General Paediatric outpatient management including clinics.
  • Awareness and interest in supporting young people who identify as transgender or gender diverse.
  • Commitment to and requirement to complete further training.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and work with teams to support and optimise their capacity to deliver services.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and proven teaching skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the social determinants of health and their importance in improving health outcomes for children, young people and their families.
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    For role related queries or questions contact Tracey Hamilton Telephone: (02) 4016 4980

    Applications Close: 12.08.2021

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