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Advanced Trainee – Neonatal, RACP Accredited

Job details

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline:
Reference: 60040
Posted: 2 months ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • Eligible RACP Partially & Substantially Comparable IMGs encouraged to apply
  • Public Hospital


The Position:
This is an incredible opportunity to work as a Neonatal advanced trainee in neonatal and perinatal medicine in Canberra’s largest facility. 
 
At least 12 months of neonatal intensive care experience is preferred. 

  • 3500 deliveries per year and is a principal referral centre for high-risk pregnancies
  • Newborn Care admits approximately 700-800 infants annually, out of which 300 necessitate respiratory support. The facility is equipped with 16 planned intensive care/high dependency beds and 18 special care nursery beds to accommodate these needs.
  • The position includes clinical, leadership and education responsibilities
  • The role is supported six Neonatologists, along with 18+ junior medical staff (AT, Registrars, RMOs)
  • Provide support and supervision to junior medical staff
  • Participate in the after-hours and on-call roster

 
Trainee’s will gain experience within:

  • Clinician performed ultrasound training
  • Neonatal surgical cases (except cardiac surgery)
  • NICU Growth and Development clinics
  • Retrievals through NETS ACT
  • Ward rounds
  • High risk antenatal counselling

  
The Location:
Canberra stands as an ideal destination to embark on a new chapter in life or nurture a family. The city boasts accessible green spaces, a secure atmosphere, and an exceptional education system. In Canberra, you'll rediscover the gift of time to pursue your passions, free from the burdens of long commutes, allowing for quality moments with your loved ones. Achieving work-life balance is not just a concept here; it's a way of life.
Canberra proudly claim the title of Australia's most active community, cherishing sports and recreational activities as integral aspects of our lifestyle. Our extensive network of cycleways and pedestrian paths ensures that enjoying the outdoors is both delightful and secure. 

In Canberra, all the ingredients for a comfortable life are conveniently close at hand. The city is a mere 30 minutes' drive away, and each of the suburban town centres exudes vibrancy, offering an array of cafes, shops, and essential services.
Furthermore, Canberra is privileged to be just a short drive from a variety of attractive destinations:

  • To the west, the picturesque Brindabella mountains beckon.
  • A straightforward three-hour drive to the north leads you to Sydney's bustling metropolis.
  • To the south, you'll find ski-fields and the breathtaking Snowy Mountains region.
  • Venturing two hours east grants you access to stunning coastlines and the inviting beaches of the NSW south coast. 

More than 26% of Canberra locals are from overseas, therefore an inviting location for IMGs! The National Multicultural Festival is an annual highlight.
 
The Facility:
A large facility with more than 650 beds, it is the main teaching facility for the Australian National University and caters to a population of over 550,000.
 
The Hospital provides a wide range of services across more than 25 buildings on its campus, including acute inpatient and day services, outpatient services, women's and children's services, paediatrics and pathology. Additionally the facility provides care to all major medical specialities - oncology, cardiology, gastroenterology, nephrology, infectious diseases, neonatology, paediatric gastroenterology, palliative care, rehabilitation, respiratory, pain specialists and a vast array of different surgeon specialities.
 
Eligibility:

  1. AHPRA General Registration,  at least 12 months of neonatal intensive care experience is preferred
  2. Provisional or limited registration with AHPRA or eligible to obtain  
  3. IMG’s that have completed at least the AMC MCQ (part 1) or completed both AMC 1 & 2 (clinical exam) 
  4. IMG’s eligible via the Competent Authority Pathway (training in the UK, USA, NZ, Canada or Ireland) 
  5. SIMG’s assessed by RACP College as partially or substantially comparable (doctors currently interviewing with RACP may express their interest)


To Apply / Register Interest:

For more information Apply Now or call on +61 (0)2 9641 2477.  Alternatively you can email your enquiry/application directly via email:  permjobs@charterhousemedical.com
 
If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on a number of other medical practitioner roles that might be of interest. 
 
Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,500 for the referral of any junior doctor and $2000 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2024. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.