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Neonatal Junior Medical Staff (Fellows and Registrars)

Date: 23-May-2023

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) Vision is “A world where all kids thrive”.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics 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.

For further Information on RCH is available here.


Neonatal Fellows and Registrars  

Applications are sought from suitably qualified medical practitioners for Neonatal Fellow and Neonatal Registrar positions in 2024. Positions are available commencing 5 February 2024 and 5 August 2024 and may be for 6 or 12 months; full-time or part-time. Applications for 2025 and beyond will also be accepted.


Fellow positions are designed for senior trainees pursuing a career in Neonatology while Registrar positions are suitable for trainees in Neonatology, General Paediatrics or other Paediatric subspecialties who wish to gain tertiary neonatal experience.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is a paediatric teaching hospital, and its Newborn Intensive Care Unit acts as a quaternary referral centre for neonates with complex medical and surgical problems from Victoria, its neighbouring states, and overseas. The Unit is the major regional centre for neonatal surgery and is recognised for its expertise in the provision of advanced respiratory support. There is an active research program in several areas. Fellows in their final year of RACP advanced training may act in a junior consultant role under supervision during the latter part of their rotation.

A minimum of 12 months experience in neonatal intensive care is essential for Fellow applicants. A minimum of 6 months experience in neonatal intensive care is desirable for Registrar applicants; however other acute care experience will be considered. All successful candidates must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.


Applications are to be submitted electronically via the SuccessFactors platform and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the email addresses of 3 referees.

Please click here for the position descriptions of these roles.


Enquiries: Dr Amanda Moody or Dr Sophie Newman, Dept of Neonatal Medicine, the Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, 3052, Australia; tel +61 3 9345 5522; email or


Closing date: Friday 7 July, 2023

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” button

Applications close 07/07/2023