Position Vacant – Staff Specialist – Palliative Care Medicine (Temp)

  • by Linda Hansen
  • May 20, 2021

Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking an experienced Staff Specialist, Palliative Care Medicine, at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide high quality diagnostic and consultative specialty services in Palliative Care, and to participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities within the Palliative Care Department and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital as required.

 The Palliative Care Staff Specialist will provide high quality specialist Palliative Care medical care and services for inpatients and non-inpatients attending ambulatory clinics. In addition to carrying a clinical patient load, the Staff Specialist will be expected to supervise junior medical staff, review clinical cases as seen by juniors or trainees, and provide senior decision making to support the timely management of patients with palliative and end of life care needs. The Staff Specialist must be able to undertake research in Palliative Care as opportunities present, and support the development of contemporary and evidence-based Palliative Care specialist services. In addition, the Staff Specialist must work collaboratively with other members of the clinical team, working effectively within a multidisciplinary environment to provide liaison Consultant Palliative Care Services to promote the palliative care approach.

The successful applicant will be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, and Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (FAChPM) (or equivalent).

Applications are accepted via eCredential ONLY. To apply, click here and follow the Registration/Login process. Create/update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria Questions. If you experience difficulties, please refer to the eCredential Guide or contact SLHD eCredential Team at or phone 9515 9933.

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