Consultant Paediatrician - Melbourne Children's Sleep Centre

$200,000 - $350,000 yearly
  • Monash Health
  • Clayton VIC, Australia
Part time Health Care

Job Description

  • Provide both outpatient & inpatients consultative services for paediatric sleep.
  • Based at MCC Clayton
  • Fixed Term Part Time

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 1,500 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Monash Sleep Centre

Melbourne Children's Sleep Centre (MCSC)  is a state wide NATA accredited paediatric sleep service and unique in providing all types of sleep studies for all age groups of children across Victoria.  It is located in a custom built paediatric sleep centre  based at Monash Children's Hospital (MCH).  The unit is staffed by 2 consultants, a full time paediatric sleep advanced trainee, 15 sleep scientists, 5 nurses and 3 administration staff.   MCSC performs 30 inpatient sleep studies per week along with a home oximetry service which performs 30-40 tests per week.  A portable sleep unit is available for inpatient sleep studies in NICU and PICU.  An extensive non-invasive ventilation service is managed by the 2 consultants and staffed by a dedicated clinical nurse educator and 2 sleep scientists. The consultants provide both outpatient and inpatient consultative services for paediatric sleep.

MCSC has a strong research program which in conjunction with Monash University is recognized as the most productive research group in paediatric sleep medicine in Australasia and is ranked second internationally (Scopus).  Multiple NHMRC grants along with other funding sources have allowed the development of multiple research projects which each year lead to publications and presentations. 
About the Role

To support the MCSC Director and Non-Invasive Ventilation Director to oversee and direct the provision of the paediatric sleep study, home oximetry, non-invasive ventilation and  apnoea monitoring services provided by the MCSC.   To provide both outpatient and inpatients consultative services for paediatric sleep.

  • Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care
  • Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care
  • Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both undergraduate and postgraduate) roles within Monash Childrens    Hospital

What You Need:


  • Relevant Qualification (aligned to position description)
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a specialist in Sleep Medicine (Paediatric) 
  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)
  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses
  • Australian working rights
  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements & National Standards

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging
  • Onsite discounted staff parking
  • Discounted banking (BankVic)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

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.

Any queries, please contact:

A/Prof Margot Davey Director MCSC 98572 3592

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