We are seeking an enthusiastic Registrar to join a Western Australian hospital from August 2023, for 6 months. There is a strong team of resident consultant paediatricians providing close supervision and support in the hospital, while also giving opportunities for independent practice.
This position will be mainly developmental with participation in some limited on-call at a South Western Australian Hospital (one evening per week and one weekend shift per month). The successful applicant will be situated at a Community Health practice and will be involved in the Developmental Outreach clinics and can attend by VC the program of excellence in Community Child Health through the Child Development Service in Perth.
The paediatric team includes four consultants paediatricians, four registrars and 5 resident medical officers. Developmental clinics occur at Hudson Road, Manjimup, Collie and Busselton and SWAMS and will be fully supervised by Consultant Paediatricians.
The Hospital is a 171-bed hospital that functions as the Regional Resource Centre for the South West region with all major specialties present on site including ICU and CCU/cath lab. Paediatrics has (1) 6 neonatal level 2 cots (2) 12 beds.
The successful candidate will be responsible for attending developmental outpatient clinics, under the supervision of senior medical staff and if on call will be responsible for attending to patients on the ward, special care nursery, birth suites and consulting in the Emergency Department.
The clinical care of patients (under the supervision of senior medical staff) includes attending to patients in order of medical urgency; managing medical conditions according to acceptable clinical standards; collaborating with other Medical, Nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members to facilitate patient management.
It also includes communication with family, outside medical practitioners, and/or community services concerning patient management.
This southwest WA town is a picturesque harbour city on the south west coast of WA, 175km or two hours' drive from Perth, in the heart of the South West - WA's premier holiday region. While living in this beautiful seaside city, enjoy all types of water sports along the coast and within the harbour, bushwalking, mountain-biking and camping in local forests, tasting the award winning wines from our fantastic local wineries, and enjoying fresh local produce in your home and in restaurants and cafes.
In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 10.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice.
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location-based allowances
- Explore endless unique and extraordinary sights in one of the most diverse states in the world
- Make a difference and become an important member of the local community.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL TO THE ROLE:
The position would be suitable for Dual Trainees in General Paediatrics and Community Child Health. The candidate should have General AHPRA Registration. Appointment will be based on skills and experience, with acute care, neonatal and developmental experience an advantage. The successful applicant could choose to do 12 months in which case the second six months the position may revert back to the general paediatric rotation based at the Hospital but still involving some outreach clinics periodically.
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