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Reference Number 11265
Position Title Registrar - Trainee - Neonates
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Hospitals King Edward Memorial Hospital
Perth Children's Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/awardsandagreements/
Salary $131,853.00 to $176,734.00
Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

This recruitment pool is to fill vacant FTE for 2022, placements for 2023 may be considered at the managers discretion.

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:

  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.
  • 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 30/11/2022.

Position Profile: The successful applicants to the trainee 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) and the surgical centre - Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH).

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:

    • KEMH Perinatal Centre is located at King Edward Memorial Hospital in Subiaco. This is the largest tertiary perinatal NICU in Australia, admitting over 100 neonates <28 weeks gestation annually. All complex pregnancies within Western Australia are managed by feto-maternal medicine specialists at KEMH. The unit will provide an opportunity for clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of acute neonatal problems, especially those associated with prematurity. There will also be a wealth of experience to give competence in delivery room resuscitation, ventilator management of acute respiratory diseases, continuous monitoring and nutritional support of the very preterm or very sick newborn.
    • PCH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is located on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre site in Nedlands. The PCH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the sole tertiary surgical NICU in Western Australia; the unit will provide exposure to and involvement in the diagnosis and management of a variety of neonatal surgical conditions and congenital anomalies. In addition, most outborn infants who require neonatal intensive care are transferred to the PCH NICU

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):  

  • 10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements      
  • Flexible leave arrangements      
  • Other professional and location based allowances

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:

KEMH Perinatal Centre - Dr Steven Resnick by email Steven.Resnick@health.wa.gov.au

PCH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit  - Dr Rebecca Thomas by email Rebecca.Thomas4@health.wa.gov.au or any of the above via phone through switchboard (08) 6458 6222

Application Instructions:

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. Answers to the questions that address the 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.

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation. 
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.  

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact: medjobswa@health.wa.gov.au

Eligibility to Apply:
All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD.

Other Conditions:  

  • This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
  • Suitable candidates to this recruitment process may also be accessed/offered employment by other employers within the WA Health system (ie. South Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, WA Country Health Service, Child and Adolescent Health Service).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED IN FULL USING ONE OF THE METHODS OUTLINED IN THE APPLICANT INFORMATION PACKAGE (PLEASE NOTE: EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD. Please provide an explanation if you don't meet these requirements.
Contact Person Dr Rebecca Thomas
Contact Number 645862222
Contact Email Rebecca.Thomas4@health.wa.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Dr Steven Resnick
Alternate Contact Number 645862222
Alternate Contact Email Steven.Resnick@health.wa.gov.au
Closing Date CLOSED: 05/05/2022
JDF Registrar - Trainee - Neonates Year 1-7 CG500236 Jan 2022.pdf
How to Apply Guide Application Guide.pdf
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