Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than 4,500 people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.
Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?
We’re committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.
About the Queensland Children’s Hospital
The Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia’s largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.
As Queensland’s single specialist paediatric facility, Children’s Health Queensland’s (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ’s state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.
The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children’s Health Research, the Children’s Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building.
The Senior Medical Officer will provide high level specialist paediatric services within a tertiary setting to ensure the provision of high quality, safe and family centred care within CHQ HHS and for designated outreach.
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key attributes against our values. Within the context of the ‘Your Role and Responsibilities’ described above, the ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:
Employment opportunities are not limited by race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sexuality, gender or other protected attributes. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
What CHQ HHS can offer
Apart from contributing to the development of Australia’s best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:
You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at CHQ HHS here.
Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles’. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.