Senior Registrar – Neonates

at Western Australia - Department of Health (view profile)
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted July 31, 2017
Category Physician
Job Type Contract


Position profile: The Senior Registrar will provide 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.

You will be involved in the diagnosis and management of a variety of neonatal surgical conditions and congenital anomalies and in the peri operative care of major neonatal surgical conditions.

Senior registrars will be involved in the Newborn Emergency Transport Service (NETS) WA, with transport of the sick newborn over long distances in Western Australia frequently using the Royal Flying Doctor Service. There is also involvement in transfer of cardiac patients to the children’s hospitals in Melbourne and Brisbane.

You will also have a role in the teaching of resident medical officers, nursing staff and medical students.

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

* flexible working arrangements

* flexible leave arrangements

* other professional and location based allowances.

Registration requirements:  Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA). Refer to the AHPRA website:

For further information: Contact the WA Department of Health’s London office on 020 7395 0575 or email

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