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Registrar - Paediatrics - 2024 (Parental Leave Backfill)

LocationSandringham Hospital
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68414
Category: Junior Medical, Registrar

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

We are offering a full-time parental leave cover Paediatric Registrar position at Alfred Health.

Sandringham Hospital is a member of Alfred Health and a teaching hospital for Monash University. Monash Maternity and Newborn Sandringham provide obstetric and neonatal services within the hospital which is governed by Monash Health).

The hospital provides a Level 3 Special Care Nursery to support the Obstetric Service provided by Monash Maternity (up to 1500 obstetric deliveries per year) and provide care for premature babies transferred from Level 4-5 nurseries. Alfred CYMHS (Child and Youth Mental Health Service) is also part of Alfred Health. The Paediatric Unit is supported by six VMO Paediatricians.

Sandringham Hospital is currently recruiting for a parental leave cover advanced paediatric trainee for a position accredited with the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Physicians as elective training.  If the 12 month full time position is completed, this satisfies 12 months non-core general paediatrics. 

The position duties include management of level three neonates and maternity ward neonates, attendance at emergency deliveries and outpatient clinics. Outpatient clinics include two general paediatric outpatient clinics per week, and two clinics at Alfred CYMHS (one involving multidisciplinary developmental assessment and the other adolescent medical review for young people with eating disorders or mental health disorders in the context of intellectual disability). Quality assurance, audit activities and a strong focus on education and training of junior staff are also important components of the role.  There are no on call or after-hours requirements. 


Enquiries: Please contact Dr Catherine Lynch, Email: [email protected]

Applications close: Sunday, 14 April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.