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Paediatric VMO

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Dec 17 2022

Visiting Medical Officer – Paediatric Medicine


Employment Type: Sessional Visiting Medical Officer
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer


We are seeking an experienced Visiting Medical Officer to join our team at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce located in Canberra ACT


The Consultant Paediatrician/ Neonatologist will provide paediatric clinical support to the Maternity Unit and Special Care Nursery at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce.  This will entail participation in an on-call roster, care of neonates admitted to the Special Care Nursery, attendance and coordination of care of a compromised neonate after birth and review of neonates on the ward as required.  The consultant will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team.




  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt, Influenza vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt
  • Demonstrated recent clinical experience in General Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine
  • Proven track record in evidence based practice and evidence of sound judgement in clinical diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients.
  • Demonstrated high-level communication and interpersonal skills, including an ability to provide mentorship and work as a team member in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • An active commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of medical, nursing and allied health professionals. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to deliver quality assurance measures, research and best practice models of operation, within accreditation and organisational requirements.


The successful applicant will be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and have Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) with recognised qualifications in General Paediatrics and/or other equivalent specialist recognition.


Closing date for applications:  17 December 2022

How to join the team

Applications must be submitted online via:

Applicants are expected to provide:

  • A cover letter (max 1 page) stating your suitability (using the position description as a guide) for the role; a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application.
  • Current Resume
  • Contact details of two professional referees. 

Contact Officer for further information:

Michelle Thinius

A/g Director Women's and Children Division

P: 02 6201 6683 M: 0419 559 878


CPHB is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia.


As part of Calvary's application process and pre-employment checks, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, as well as a National Criminal Record Check (on-going National Criminal Record Check renewals are conducted for Calvary employees) to ensure your suitability for the role.


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