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Paediatrics Program Coordinator


Reference: 4727732

  • Our wonderful Paediatrics Program specialising in Autism Assessments
  • Clinical Coordination Position 0.4 FTE or 16 hours per FN
  • Be the best you can be with us.

Our values drive the way we act and guide our decision making on a daily basis, ensuring our focus on driving a culture of patient-centred care. Our employees model our CLEAR values, building excellence and respect across the organisation and with our stakeholders.

We are offering an outstanding opportunity for the right person. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develop your existing skill sets and hopefully some new ones. We can offer you a role that will cement your knowledge and provide you opportunities to grow and broaden your professional portfolio

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

The Role

Our Health Service is seeking the services of a skilled and motivated Clinician to join our amazing team providing a high standard of care, to lead our Multidisciplinary Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic. You will work with a range of passionate, skilled and enthusiastic health professionals who are invested in ensuring the best possible outcomes for families and children.

We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge, enhance their skills and provide compassionate and patient focussed care. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us. The person we are looking for will be passionate about supporting our clients and community, and practising patient centred care.

About you:

The position involves leading and coordinating the Multidisciplinary Autism Assessments within the Paediatric Service of Melton Health.

The position involves leading a team of 28 health professionals including Paediatricians, Paediatric Registrars and Fellows, Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Allied Health and Administration Assistants, to ensure that Multidisciplinary Autism Assessments are conducted according to current evidence and best practice guidelines, in an efficient, effective and coordinated manner. The Autism Assessment Service is involved in collaborative research with the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and has published research on the model of assessment used at Melton Health. The clinic leader will also be involved in collaborating with other Autism Assessment services around the state including CAMHS, RCH and Sunshine Hospital.

  • Direct clinical experience and specialist knowledge in multidisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments
  • Must be qualified and hold current registration with AHPRA and relevant disciplinary authority.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate multidisciplinary teams

About Us.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

This role, based at the Melton Health campus, offers a short 45-minute commute from the bustling CBD.

The successful applicant will be required to have undergo pre-employment suitability screening including: a current police check, working with children and Australian work rights. Regretfully, Djerriwarrh is unable to offer sponsorship.

To apply you will need to address the selection criteria and review the position description available here.

Applications Close: Wednesday 26th June 2019


Djerriwarrh Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of indigenous background to apply. These positions offer a great deal of flexibility and growth. People with caring responsibilities and or people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications Close: 23 Jun 2019