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Registrars in Paediatric Emergency Medicine 2024

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.

Registrars in Paediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Full time or part time
  • Commencement dates:  February and August 2024
  • 6 and 12 month positions available


The Department:

The Emergency Department is the busiest paediatric ED in the country and assesses and treats over 90,000 children a year for a range of urgent medical and surgical conditions.  Senior staffing includes paediatric emergency medicine specialists and fellows undergoing specific training in paediatric emergency medicine.  Together they provide supervision to 42 paediatric and emergency medicine registrars and a further 6 junior doctors.  The department has an active education program and plays a major role in national and international paediatric emergency medicine research.


We are seeking the appointment of Paediatric Emergency Medicine registrars to join our dedicated and professional team in February and August 2024.


6 or 12 months full and part-time positions are available.


Applicants for registrar positions should be undergoing specialist training in paediatrics, emergency medicine, intensive care, general practice or other specialities where there is an interest in developing skills in paediatric emergency medicine.




  • Undergoing specialist training in paediatrics, emergency medicine or joint training in paediatric emergency medicine. Other specialist training programs, including ICU and General practice, will also be considered.
  • Registration/eligible for registration to practise medicine in Australia with Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency
  • Completion of APLS /equivalent or undertake to complete this training prior to commencement of employment.


To view the position description for this role, please click here


All applicants will be required to undergo a Police Check and Working with Children Check.


Closing date for applications will be 4 weeks


For further information, please contact:

Assoc Prof Joanne Grindlay, Emergency Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia.

Email:  tel:  03 9345 5312

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 20/06/2023