2022 Neonatal Registrar

Job posted: 28/04/2022
Applications close: 30/05/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 46013

Reference: 46013

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Join Monash Newborn at Monash Children’s Hospital in a 6 to 12 month part time position as a Neonatal Registrar/HMO commencing August 2022.

  • Join a dynamic team that includes 15 registrars, 12 Senior Registrars/Fellows and 11 Consultants committed to delivering the highest quality care to newborn infants and their families

  • Take advantage of the outstanding opportunities for training that a large multi-disciplinary perinatal service provides in a dedicated Children’s Hospital

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 18,000 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 1500 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 Newborn

Monash Newborn provides neonatal services to support over 9,000 births a year and is responsible for the provision of neonatal services for Monash Health within the Monash Children’s Hospital Clayton, Dandenong and Casey campuses, functioning together as a single integrated service with a hierarchy of complexity. About 4,500 babies are born each year at Clayton to a selected high-risk maternity population, while lower risk mothers are managed at Dandenong and Casey Hospitals, which have about 2,500 births at each site each year respectively.

The neonatal nursery in Monash Children’s Hospital has a combined neonatal intensive care and special care capacity of 64 cots. Supported by a comprehensive range of paediatric specialty services at Monash Children’s, the neonatal service is able to provide the full range of medical and surgical care of the newborn with the exception only of ECMO and cardiac surgery. The volume and breadth of the service offers outstanding opportunities for clinical training and research.

About the Role

The Neonatal Registrar/HMO will work in the Neonatal Intensive Care and Special Care Unit of Monash Newborn and in the birthing suites and postnatal wards at Monash Medical Centre. They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide safe and effective person centred care and may undertake training towards attaining Fellowship of the relevant college.

The role includes

  • Patient assessment and management in consultation with the Neonatal Fellow and the Neonatologist attending that area

  • Patient care coordination including the liaison with visiting specialists and members of the paediatric surgical team, and the management of patients under the care of their team

  • Attendance at high-risk deliveries with the appropriate support

  • Family member communication, feedback and liaison

  • Active participation in all aspects of the Academic Program of Monash Newborn including presentation at Joint Meetings and Grand Rounds

  • Involvement with research is strongly encouraged and experienced and enthusiastic support will be given for the planning, conducting and reporting of your work

  • Self-management (including time management, accessing education and training and completing college requirements)

  • Provide clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary treating team

  • Demonstrate commitment towards key organisational initiatives

  • Demonstrate compliance with all relevant Monash Health Policies and Procedures

About You:

  • You will be keen to learn about the care of the newborn infant and their families. 

  • You will have the appropriate level of clinical knowledge and training to learn the skills needed to undertake the role of Resident or Registrar in a busy neonatal intensive care unit.

What you need:

  • A medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent) which is recognised for registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

  • Trainee of relevant Medical College - desirable but not essential

  • Previous Neonatal experience - desirable but not essential

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.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

2022 Neonatal Registrar

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Dr Anthony Lewis - 03 85723650

2022 Neonatal Registrar