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Dental Resident (Part time fixed term)

Date: 22-May-2023

Location: 48 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care, Everywhere.

RCH is located within the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, with more than 45 world-class biomedical organisations and more than 50,000 of the brightest minds working together to make the Precinct number one in the Asia Pacific region for health, education, research, and training. Within this, RCH is also a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each organisation contributes to a paediatric academic health centre which is greater than the sum of its parts.  


RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The RCH is the only provider of heart transplant services and CAR T-cell therapy for paediatrics in Australia. RCH is an effective advocate for patients and their families with a particular focus on vulnerable children and increasingly, mental health in young people. The hospital also supports many health promotion and prevention programs. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

We work collaboratively with hospitals to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards:


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.


Further information about RCH is available at



An exciting opportunity exists for a part time, fixed term [July 2023-January 2024] dynamic Paediatric Dentist to join the department of Dentistry.  A Dental Resident is required to provide inpatient and outpatient dental care to children with a broad range of medical conditions and special needs. They will be expected to provide emergency management of acute dento-alveolar trauma during and after hours. The successful candidate will work with both the senior and junior dental registrars in the paediatric dental outpatient clinic with professional support from Consultant Paediatric Dentists within the Department. This position is designed for paediatric dentists with a special interest in managing patients with complex medical needs, multidisciplinary care and dental trauma.


You will be responsible for:  

  • Planning and providing comprehensive dental care to eligible patients in an outpatient setting.

  • Work with junior medical staff members in managing eligible inpatients and outpatients in clinics, wards and under general anesthesia.

  • Coordinate dental care in consultation with the medical or multidisciplinary team where necessary.

  • Participate in continuing education within the RCH and Department and participate in staff meetings.


You will have:

  • Demonstrated capacity to work harmoniously and collaboratively within a small team

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proven ability to leading by example in providing the highest quality clinical care to children and young people.

  • Dental Registration with AHPRA


To view position description, please click here




Why work at the RCH?

RCH is committed to a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


All applicants please be aware that it is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, employment. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID -19 vaccination Certificate, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.


Are you ready to join our team?
Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button
Applications close Sunday 11th June 2023