2023 Neonatal Registrar

Job posted: 08/07/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 46466

Reference: 46466

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

Applications are invited from dynamic and enthusiastic Neonatal Registrars for positions in Newborn Services at Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s at Sunshine Hospital. Newborn Services aims for excellence in neonatal paediatric training, and the successful applicant(s) for the Neonatal Registrar positions can expect:

  • Well supervised clinical training in neonatology

  • Exposure to an extensive teaching programme

  • Opportunity to undertake audit, quality and research projects

Positions available:

  • 6 or 12 months from February 2023. These positions are unaccredited.

About the Registrar Role

The Neonatal registrar positions are for 6- 12 months in Newborn Services at Joan Kirner Women and Children’s Sunshine Hospital. The positions are comprise the following training opportunities within the Newborn Services Unit:

  • Enhance skills in acute management of neonatal patients in both the delivery room setting as well as later presentations of acutely ill infants. 

  • Develop knowledge of common newborn clinical presentations – both acute and non-acute. 

  • Develop procedural skills in relation to the intensive care management of newborn infants. 

  • Develop skills in relation to the support of preterm newborn infants. 

  • Participate in unit educational and quality activities. 


About the Senior Registrar/Clinical Fellow Role

This is a 12 month position that will allow the applicant to develop and progress their skills in the care of the unwell newborn The successful applicant will have at least 12 months of experience in a level 6 (or equivalent) neonatal intensive care unit.

The Senior Registrar/Fellow will be involved in the assessment and management of newborns in consultation with the duty neonatologist. In addition the successful candidate will develop leadership skills in the teaching and supervision of junior medical staff.

Enquiries Dr Clare Collins, Head of Neonatology clare.collins@wh.org.au

**Please ensure you attach your cover letter and CV at the time of submitting your on-line application

**Please ensure that the Referee Assessment Form (attached) is downloaded and forwarded to your three (3) Referees for completion. The completed form is to be returned via email to Zana Bogdanoska from the Medical Workforce Unite at Western Health Zana.Bogdanoska@wh.org.au as close as possible to the nominated closing date as this is a very important step in the shortlisting process.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Sunshine Hospital is the largest provider of Women’s and Children’s services in the Western suburbs of Melbourne, the birth rate is currently over 6000pa.The Neonatal Unit is one of the 5 Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Victoria. The neonatal unit comprises a total of 28 cots including 12 Intensive Care, High Dependency cots and Special Care.

We have an active perinatal service that deals with complex feto-maternal issues and we are actively involved in the counseling and planning/provision of postnatal care. We have a wide range of paediatric subspecialty input including cardiology, neurology, endocrinology and access to neuroimaging.

The department comprises 10 Staff Specialist Neonatologists, 16 Registrars/HMO and 1 senior registrar /clinical fellow. The HMOs/registrars are well supervised by Consultants, and are involved in provision of acute care to babies at delivery and in the NICU, as well as post-natal ward and OP management. There is an active, structured teaching program which includes a neonatal simulation program. Neonatologists are readily available for direct support and are on site 24/7.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

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.

2023 Neonatal Registrar

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Dr Clare Collins - 0390552408
Zana Bogdanoska - 0390552446

2023 Neonatal Registrar