Registrar: Paediatrics Emergency

  • Royal Children's Hospital
  • Parkville VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

The Royal Children’s Hospital Emergency Department is seeking suitable applicants to fill the role of Registrar in Paediatric Emergency Medicine from August 2022. 

  • Full or Part-time, with flexible working hours possible. (Please contact us to discuss any required flexibility in work hours).

  • It is a 6-month contract but there are options for continuing into 2023 for 6 or 12 months 

  • Guarantee for accreditation in 2022 and 2023 with Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) as a PEM placement 

  • Also accredited with FRACP for trainees in Paediatrics  

  • Applications from GPs or trainees in General Practice or ACRRM are very welcome 

This link is for applicants wishing to start August 2022: There are also some positions starting in February and August 2023, with the application link available in the careers section on the Royal Children’s Hospital website. 


  • Rotating roster including the ‘Fast Track’ treatment of injuries, resuscitation, general treatment area and waiting room ‘RAPID’ team for early decision-making. 

  • 5 hours of paid protected teaching time per week from an enthusiastic education team. Includes a daily consultant-delivered in-situ skills and simulation programme, regular neonatal and radiology teaching sessions, external rostered sessions with orthopaedics and anaesthesia, and new co-scheduled stream based on the ACEM fellowship examination format. 

  • Exposure to a wide variety of presentations including paediatric acute medical care, statewide trauma referrals and emergency management of children with complex long-term care needs 

  • Supervision from an experienced consultant team all of whom have joint PEM training, with a mix of FRACP and FACEM qualifications 

  • A highly productive Emergency Medicine Research Group with a strong culture of research embedded within the clinical operation of the department, and the option to participate in current or future projects. 

  • Work with a vibrant and experienced Nurse Practitioner, Nursing and Allied Health team in an environment where the team-based approach is of utmost importance. 

Other benefits of working in RCH include: 

  • Access to Salary Packaging options 

  • Several on-site childcare providers available 

  • Gym on site 

  • Night shift meals provided 

  • Award Penalty Rates 


Please see the attached position description as pdf below. 

Position description

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