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Reference Number 10744
Position Title Senior Registrar - Neonates
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Hospitals Perth Children's Hospital
King Edward Memorial Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $191,488.00 to $200,344.00
Proposed starting date 01/02/2021
Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

Salary: MP Year 1-2 $191,488 - $200,344 (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance)


  Please note this is for the 2021 Senior Registrar Neonates intake commencing 1 February 2021.


  This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time appointments for 6-12 months with the possibility of extension(s).


  WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


  WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.


  WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.


Other Conditions:  WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: 

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 26/10/2020. 

Position Profile: The successful applicants to this position in the Neonatal Department will be required to manage inpatients, outpatients and emergency patients under the supervision of Specialists in the Neonatal Department at the Perinatal Centre - King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH); the surgical centre - Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH); as well as retrieval and transport of sick newborns with the Newborn Emergency Transport Service (NETS) WA.

Area Profile: The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) treats children from around Western Australia, and is committed to programs that promote lifelong health in children and adolescents. CAHS is made up of Neonatology, Community Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Perth Children’s Hospital.

The Neonatology Department consist of units based at:

    • PCH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre site in Nedlands
    • KEMH Perinatal Centre located at King Edward Memorial Hospital site in Subiaco
    • NETS WA 

PCH is a 298-bed hospital providing tertiary-level and key secondary level health services, in inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care settings, to children and adolescents up to 16 years of age. The simulation centre on Level 5 is a world class facility with two purpose-built simulation rooms, one designed as a two-bed in-patient room and the other as an exact replica of a surgical theatre. 

With state of the art technology PCH offers an extensive range of specialist paediatric medical and surgical services supported by our 2,500 strong workforce of doctors, nurses, allied health and health science, diagnostics and medical imaging technologists, support services and research and training areas. PCH is the only dedicated tertiary paediatric hospital in Western Australia and operates under the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) providing services throughout the community within Perth metropolitan area; specialized state wide services; as well as providing support to other hospitals and health services across the state. 

For further information about CAHS and its’ services please click here and read the attachment About CAHS.

Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Professional development opportunities and Study Leave/assistance.
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Flexible leave arrangements.
  • Other professional and location based allowances.
  • For information on superannuation go to: 

Selection Criteria:  Please see the attached Job Description Form.  

For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact the below for information regarding the relevant unit in Neonatology:

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online via MedJobsWA (Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants). Emailed applications will not be accepted.  

Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.


Applicants must provide the following documents as part of their application in order to be considered for appointment to the recruitment pool:

  1. A detailed curriculum vitae (of no more than 4 A4 pages) including the names and contact details of 2 x referees. Your CV must provide a summary of your experience in the context of the advertised vacancy.
  2. Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing Selection Criteria. Answers to these questions are a requirement for assessment against the selection criteria, considered by the panel.
  3. For overseas applicants, evidence of successful completion of the English Language Skills Test (IELTS) or equivalent as part of Medical Board requirements.

Applicant documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process.

Multiple applications will not be considered in their entirety.  Where multiple applications are uploaded, the last document to be uploaded will be the only document accepted and considered by the panel. 

Applicants are advised that selection interviews may not be required. 

Child and Adolescent Health Service will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details. We will not accept unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment agencies and/or search firms and we will not pay fees to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to advertising a vacancy.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Contact Person Dr Steven Resnick
Contact Number 8 6456 2222
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Dr Rebecca Thomas
Alternate Contact Number 8 6458 6222
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 02/06/2020
JDF JDF - Senior Registrar - Neonates CG500180 April 2020.pdf
How to Apply Guide GUIDE_Registrar Application Guide 2020 - Copy.pdf
Other attachments
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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