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Senior Paediaric Surgical Registrar – Melbourne, Australia

Senior Surgical Registrar

Department Of Paediatric Surgery

The Royal Childrens Hospital, Melbourne, Australia


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. 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 2022 (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 and should include a covering letter, a current C.V. and a Letter of support from either a Paediatric Surgeon at your current hospital of employment or a Paediatric Surgical training supervision.


Applications close on Friday May 7th, 2021. Shortlisted candidates will be subsequently interviewed utilizing video conference software.


Further information is on our Departmental website.


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