Paediatric Registrar - 2024 Clinical Training Year

Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: 50 Flemington Rd, AU

Company: theroyalch

The Hospital:

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Paediatric Registrar for the 2024 clinical training year.   This full-time role may be accepted as a 12-month position (commencing February 2024) or 6-month position (commencing August 2024), and is structed as follows:


Terms 1 and 2: General Paediatrics – Casey Hospital

Term 3: Nights/leave/relief cover -RCH

Term 4: Gastroenterology - RCH


To be eligible, you must have at least 2 years of paediatric experience including 6 months of NICU.


For individuals on the RACP Basic Paediatric Training Pathway, this position would be eligible for Basic Training accreditation if approved by the DPE group, and is accredited for Advanced Training (General Paeds).  Please note, this position would does not provide entry to Basic Paediatric Training.


Applications in a job-share capacity are most welcome.


Please click here for the Position Description of this role.


For further information, please contact Dr Philippa Bolton, Director HMO Coordination and Advanced Training –



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 3 October 2023