Registrar in Paediatric Emergency

South Australia (AU)
04 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Career Level
Specialty registrar
Contract Type
Full Time

South Australia

I can go beyond a purely clinical role to change the lives of people in the community and guide the way healthcare develops in my field. Taking on such a complex role ensures I'm personally and professionally rewarded. At SA Health, I can tap into all the resources I need to continually advance my careers.

Job Ref: 628434 - Registrar in Paediatric Emergency WCHN 2018

  • Women's & Children's Health Network, Women's & Children's Hospital Campus
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: AUD $88,335 - $143,777 – Temp F/T (from 05/02/2018 up to 03/02/2019) – MDP2

Reflecting a free and easy lifestyle, Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate where you can immerse yourself in the rich South Australian arts and culture scene, stroll along the spacious boulevards, or indulge and relax in one of the many fine cafes and restaurants. With sprawling picturesque coastlines and some of Australia’s most awarded wine regions within reach, South Australia is an ideal setting to further your career.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practitioners to work as a Registrar in the Paediatric Emergency Department at the Women's & Children's Hospital. This is a position in the Paediatric Emergency Department providing the incumbent with advanced training opportunities in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. The PED sees over 45000 patients annually and is the State's Major Trauma Service for Paediatrics. There is an attached 12 bed Emergency Extended Care Unit (EECU) with over 5,000 admissions annually.

The department has a strong consultant led ethos. The department is accredited by both Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian College for Emergency Medicine (18 months of training).

This position contributes to the provision of comprehensive, effective and efficient Paediatric Emergency Services by working under Consultant supervision and managing the care of all emergency presentations and EECU inpatients, including the coordination of investigations, supervision of Trainee Medical Officers and medical students, discussion with patients/families, liaison with statutory authorities and patient discharge. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in postgraduate training as directed and supervised by the clinical Head, participate in appropriate and approved research, and in collaboration with the Consultant, participate in clinical reviews and assisting in the collection of data for clinical indicators.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 18 August 2017

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Please contact Malcolm Higgins on +61 8 8161 6651 or email: