2022 Chief Paediatric Registrar

Job posted: 26/07/2021
Applications close: 12/08/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 41710

Reference: 41710

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

Paediatric Cheif Registrar (Fellow) applications are now open and being coordinated via the PMCV: https://www.pmcv.com.au/aps/matches

Sunshine Hospital serves a large paediatric population. There is a 32 bed Children's Ward with a mixture of medical and surgical patients, admitting 5,000 children per year. There are aproximately 30,000 Paediatric Emergency presentations per year, and General Paediatrics works closely with the team in the Paediatric Emergency department. There is a busy General Paediatric Outpatient unit, and trainees get plenty of opportunity for exposure to outpatient medicine. There are also a number of paediatric subspecialty outpatients including cardiology, allergy, adolescent, dermatology and endocrinology. This position is accredired by the RACP for core Advanced Training in General Paediatrics (without perinatal).

This position will suit senior trainees wishing to develop leadership, independent clinical skills, and exposure to safety & quality and  organisationa operations prior to obtaining Fellowship. This position includes 2 General Paediatric outpatient clinics weekly (with ability to nominate one as a specialty interest), overnight first call as consultant oncall (with close consultant back-up), ward-based supervision and oversight and mentorship for JMS. The Chief Paediatric Registrar will also be organasing registrar for the FRACP Clinical Examinations, working collaboratively with the consultant team.

Applications are made directly to the PMCV: https://www.pmcv.com.au/aps/matches

A cover letter and registration should also be uploaded via this advert.

Notable features of the department and position include:

  • Daily consultant ward rounds. Ability for the chief registrar to independently run ward rounds and take consultant call with supervisor support and mentiorship.

  • Exposure to wide range of inpatient and outpatient situations requirining independant decision making, with close consultant support and dedicated admin time.

  • Teaching and supervision of Junior Medical Stff seconded from Western Health and Royal Children's Hospital is an important role of the position.

  • Involvement in safety and qaulity for paediatrics including M&M, procedure and guideline development, and parent information leaflets. Opportunity to be involved in other areas of departmental administration and governance.

  • Active teaching and research programs in place with expectation of contributions by sucessful applicant(s).

  • Simulation scenarios are regularly run on the ward.

About Us

Western Health cares for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 9,000 employees who are driven by our values of 'Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety (CARES).

Our contiuned growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Womens's and Children's (JKWC) at Sunshine Hospital.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance

  • Professional development and career advancement

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Onsite fitness clubs

  • Culturally safe and respectful environment

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

2022 Chief Paediatric Registrar

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Dr Alison Pearce - 0390552408
Zana Bogdanoska - 90552446

2022 Chief Paediatric Registrar