Paediatric Jobs

Find The Right Paediatrics Job For You

Our consultants have the in-depth industry knowledge you need to help find the perfect locum or permanent Paediatrics job for you. With nearly 30 years experience in medical and healthcare recruitment, Careers Connections International has a diverse portfolio of public and private hospitals and health clinics throughout Australia.

We specialise in permanent and locum positions from Registrar through to Consultant and Director levels. Our team of Senior Recruitment Consultants have the recruitment expertise to ensure you are given every possible opportunity to secure the perfect Paediatric job in Australia that is right for you.

Feel free to contact us directly or submit your CV and our Consultants will provide the most up-to-date opportunities for positions from registrar jobs through to consultant-level positions.

If you need any assistance with AHPRA or RACP registrations or applications, we will be more than happy to assist. See further information below about the FRACP process and qualifiers.

What does a Paediatrician get paid?

Anaesthetist pays are influenced by location and season, however, typical salaries can be in the range of

  • $250 000 - $500 000 for permanent positions
  • $2000 - $3000 per day for locum consultant positions
  • $1500 - $2500 per day for locum junior positions

International Medical Graduates – Applying for Paediatrics Specialist Recognition of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Physicians (RACP)

It is essential that your qualifications and experience are evaluated by the RACP specialist training committee before your apply for paediatrician jobs in Australia. The RACP has two types of assessment programs: the Overseas Trained Physicians (OTP) is for International Doctors who have already completed their Specialist training abroad and will be seeking a specialist position in Australia; the second is for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who have completed a medical degree abroad and interested in completing specialist training in Australia. The evaluation process aims to assess the ability of IMGs and OTPs to practice paediatrics at a comparable standard to that required of the RACP.

For further information on how to commence the RACP Specialists’ assessment process, go to the RACP Assessment Pathways for International Doctors wishing to practice in Australia.

Pursuing a Fellowship in Paediatrics

To become a Paediatric Specialist, the RACP has many training channels that are linked to comprehensive training curricula and are complemented by an extensive and wide-ranging program of on-the-job training. This process provides the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced clinicians. There are many areas of specialist interest you may choose from when practicing paediatrics. The RACP provides training pathways to access paediatrician jobs in Australia.

Fellowship is gained in Australia and New Zealand from the specialist qualification known as Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians/ Paediatrics (FRACP). Only Fellows of RACP can use the FRACP trademark qualification, a world-wide recognised trademark.

Scope of Practice for a Paediatric Specialists

Paediatric consultants are also known as medical specialists – doctors who have completed 8 years of study, on top of their initial, medical degree. Practitioners who specialise in children and adolescents are referred to as paediatricians, while doctors that specialise in adults are known as physicians.

Paediatricians can choose to specialise in the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Community Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • General Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • General Paediatrics
  • Haematology
  • Hepatology
  • Immunology & Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Palliative

Call our team today

To learn more about paediatrician jobs in Australia, search all jobs or contact us today and one of our senior recruitment consultants will discuss the opportunities available to you. You can also submit your CV and we will actively seek out suitable positions.

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