Position Details
Reference Number 45051
Position Title Paediatric Emergency Registrar
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Paediatric Emergency
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Monash Children's Hospital, Casey Hospital, Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary

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.

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 900 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 the Role

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

Paediatric ED Registrar Full Time/Part Time 

We are seeking additional, enthusiastic trainee to join our dedicated and professional paediatric emergency team for 6 months from August 2nd 2021 in a full time capacity (part time applicants welcomed).   

If you enjoy working in a supportive, dynamic, evolving environment, with a wide diversity of patients then Monash Medical Centre’s Paediatric Emergency Department is the place for you. 

Monash Children’s Hospital is a fully integrated primary, secondary and tertiary health service to approximately a third of the state’s children. It also plays a central role in the delivery of many state wide tertiary services. It is the third largest provider of paediatric medical services in Australia. Together we seek to deliver quality patient-centred health care and services that meet the needs of our diverse community. 

Monash Children’s has three campuses, with all tertiary care provided at Monash Medical Centre Clayton (MMC). The full range of medical and surgical subspecialty care is available at MMC. 

MMC Paediatric Emergency Department sees over 34,000 paediatric attendances annually, with a high acuity rate (almost 50% triage category 1–3), and an admission rate of over 30%. The paediatric ED at MMC is co-located next to the Adult ED but staffed separately. We are the paediatric tertiary referral centre for south-eastern Victoria. Monash Children’s new hospital facility opened in early 2017, further establishing Monash Health as a leader in paediatric care.  MMC is accredited for 12 months of PEM training.  Applicants may choose either 6 or 12 month PEM terms.  Opportunity exists for a combined Paediatric Emergency/Adult Emergency year with successful applicants spending 6 months in each department at Monash Medical Centre.  Alternatively, rotations to either Casey or Dandenong campuses can be arranged for those interested in experience paediatric emergency in different contexts. 

What you need:

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Medical Practitioners’ Board of Victoria
  • Employee working with children’s check
  • Applicants must be trainees of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Royal Australian College of Physicians, or equivalent.
  • Registration with the Joint Training Committee (JTC) of ACEM/RACP for PEM sub-specialty training is ideal but not essential. All applicants will be required to undergo a police check (conducted and funded by Monash Health). 

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging
  • On site discounted staff parking
  • Discounted banking (BankVic)
  • On site 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.

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.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria A current Employee Victorian Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required for all medical staff. If you have a WWCC please list the number and expiry date. If not, should you be successful for this position you will be required to supply a copy.

You are required to attach a copy of your Primary & Specialist (if applicable) Medical Qualification in the Education Certificate section in the next step. Please respond YES to confirm your acknowledgement. If successful you will be required to present the original or certified copy to MDW.

Candidates who are not Monash Health staff are required to complete a Fit2Work. If successful you will received an email. Please respond YES to confirm your acknowledgment of this requirement or N/A if you are a current employee or an International Medical Graduate
Contact Person
Adam West Director Paediatric Emergency Medicine 0408361937 Adam.West@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 07/05/2021
Proposed End Date 06/02/2022
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