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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 27511
Position Title Paediatric Diabetes Clinical Lead
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Paediatric Department at Peninsula Health.
A new position of Clinical Lead in Paediatric diabetes, based at Frankston Hospital (Peninsula Health). The position would be suited to either a paediatric endocrinologist with interest in diabetes or a general paediatrician with interest in diabetes.

The position is predominantly for provision of ambulatory care of children with diabetes. However the role is expanding to include supervision of in-patient care for either newly diagnosed patients or patients requiring stabilisation.

The position would be for 3-4 sessions each week. The multi-disciplinary clinic is held every Thursday morning and there is also the opportunity to be involved in transition of older adolescents to young adults diabetes service. The position would include a mixed role of clinical, database management, research and education of clinical staff.

What You Need

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong educational skills as well as ability to work in a multi- disciplinary team. Within the diabetic ambulatory care setting there is an established allied health team, including dietitian, social worker, psychologist and diabetic nurse educators. There are also plans to develop a nursing educator role across both in and outpatients services to strengthen the continuity of care for many families.

The successful applicant would be expected to develop a model of care for the paediatric diabetes service at Frankston to encompass new innovations within diabetes care as well as to develop a close working relationship with the acute paediatric service. The model of care will be developed in consultation with the Clinical director of paediatrics. The position has no after hours / on call component, with exception that YADS is held as an evening clinic monthly.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

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Selection Criteria Essential: •Medical Practitioner Registered in Australia. •FRACP ( Paediatrics) •Relevant experience in management of diabetes in the paediatric/ adolescent population. •Sound clinical knowledge, skills and experience in contemporary medical and evidence based practice in diabetes, including new technologie
Desirable: •Supervision and mentoring of junior medical staff and other health workers. •Completion of APLS, or similar
Contact Person Dr Karen O'Brien
Contact Number 97848329
Contact Email KarenOBrien@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Colleen White
Alternate Contact Number 97842697
Closing Date 30/07/2021
Position Description PD Clinical Lead in Paediatric Diabetes.pdf