Paediatric Registrar (2022)

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

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 41712

Reference: 41712

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Roles

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

If you have Sunshine Hospital 2-year positions on your preference list, you are required to register on both the PMCV site and the Western Health Mercury e-recruit site.  A separate cover letter for the 2 year program is required and should be uploaded to the Mercury site.

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 approximately 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 (well-supported) experience in outpatient medicine.  There are a number of paediatric subspecialty outpatient services including cardiology, allergy, adolescent medicine, dermatology and endocrinology.  The positions are accredited by the RACP for Advanced Training in General Paediatrics (without perinatal).

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:

  • Paediatric consultant support with daily consultant ward rounds. 

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

  • At least 5 paediatric registrars are on-site 24/7 across the Children’s Ward, Paed ED, and NICU

  • Active teaching and research programs in place with expectation of contributions by the successful applicant(s).  Simulation scenarios are regularly run on the ward.  Participation in quarterly Regional education programs and full day group simulation programs is also available.

The positions at Sunshine Hospital will suit paediatric trainees wanting an opportunity to develop broad skills in general paediatrics and meet core training requirements for General Paediatrics.

Positions with other Health Services will be provided as separate contracts for each Health Service.  Leave of absence during (or prior to commencing) a rotation will not guarantee availability of specific rotations on return to service at the Health Service.

General Paediatric Positions available for 2022 include:

1. General Paediatrics (core, without perinatal) and Acute Paediatrics (ED) – 2 x 12 month positions

2. General Paediatrics Sunshine (core, without perinatal)and General Paediatrics Werribee Mercy Health (core, with perinatal) –  1 x 12 month position

3. General Paediatrics (core, without perinatal) and Community Paediatrics Djerriwarrh -Bacchus Marsh (core Developmental/Psychosocial) – 1 x 12 month position

4. General Paediatrics Bendigo Health (rural, core Gen Paeds with perinatal) / General Paediatrics Sunshine (core Gen paeds without perinatal) / Community Adolescent-Focus Sunshine (core Developmental/Psychosocial) / Acute Paediatrics Sunshine (Paeds ED, core)- 1 x 24 month core AT program meeting all required RACP rotations

5. General Paediatrics Shepparton Hospital (rural, core Gen Paeds with perinatal) / General Paediatrics Sunshine (core Gen paeds without perinatal) / Acute Paediatrics Sunshine (Paeds ED, core) / Community Adolescent-Focus Sunshine (core Developmental/Psychosocial) 1 x 24 month core AT program meeting all required RACP rotations

6. Chief Registrar (Fellow) in General Paediatrics – please see separate job description

 Please note that applications to Paediatric Emergency and NICU (non-core) are recruited separately via these departments.


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



We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance

  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities

  • Culturally safe and respectful environment

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

At Western Health, we value our employees 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 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

Paediatric Registrar (2022)

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Dr Alison Pearce - 0390552408
Zana Bogdanoska - 90552446

Paediatric Registrar (2022)