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2023 Dental Registrar

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:

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

RCH is 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.

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 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.


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.


Full Time Fixed Term Dental Registrar

An exciting opportunity exists for a full time, fixed term until [February 2023- August 2023] dynamic Paediatric Dentist to join the department of Dentistry.  A Dental Registrar 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.
  • Basic degree in Dental Science or international equivalent recognized by AHPRA
  • Successfully completed a three year Masters or Clinical Doctorate programme in Paediatric Dentistry or international equivalent. Such a training programme is expected to conform to the European or American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry Guidelines.

For a detailed position description, please click here


Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and 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.


It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply now” button

Applications close 10 October 2022