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SENIOR SURGICAL REGISTRAR, Melbourne, Australia

SENIOR SURGICAL REGISTRAR
DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY

THE ROYAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Deadline for applications: Friday May 8th, 2020

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne is a leading provider of specialist public health services for children and adolescents and is the major specialist Paediatric hospital in the state of Victoria. We care for children from Tasmania and southern New South Wales, as well as other states around Australia and overseas. RCH has an international reputation as a centre of clinical excellence and is a state-wide teaching, training and research hospital providing quaternary child and adolescent health services.

Applications are now open for international applicants for senior surgical registrar positions in the Department of Paediatric Surgery. These positions have the opportunity to be involved in a range of paediatric surgical specialities including colorectal, trauma, burns, urology, oncology, hepatobiliary, thoracic and transplant surgery. There is also involvement in general paediatric surgical care including all neonatal surgical conditions. Working within one of the busiest paediatric surgical services in Australasia, the role of senior surgical registrar is a demanding one but provides great exposure to a wide variety of paediatric surgical conditions and an opportunity to greatly enhance one’s surgical training. This is a great platform for future paediatric surgeons and urologists.

The positions run from August or October 2021 (negotiable) for a 12 month period. They are most suitable for a senior trainee, ideally in the year prior or immediately after Fellowship examination. They are not suitable for established consultants or junior trainees.

Applications will only be received through the RCH careers website

Applications close on Friday May 8th, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be subsequently interviewed utilizing video conference software.

Information on the Department may be found at http://www.rch.org.au/paed-surgery/ .

What is the job really like?

Find out by reading Kate Burnand’s account.

If any further information is required on the nature of the position, please contact
Mr Michael Nightingale
Paediatric Surgeon
Department Of Paediatric Surgery
The Royal Children’s Hospital
Telephone +61 3 9345 5801
Email: michael.nightingale@rch.org.au