Registrar – Paediatric Emergency SA Health – Women’s and Children’s Health Network


  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network – Paediatric Medicine, Emergency – North Adelaide 5006
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $101,788 – $165,240 p.a – MDP2
  • Full Time – Long Term Contract (5 Feb 2024 and up to 4 Feb 2027

Note: These positions are not intended for RACP rotational trainees. Please refer to the Basic and Advanced RACP vacancies.

Note: The Total Indicative Remuneration is inclusive of Award Salary, Superannuation, any relevant allowance and other monetary benefits.

This position may attract additional financial support if you are considering relocating from interstate or overseas.  Please speak to the enquiries person of the role on offer to find out more.

On top of this, as an employee of Women’s and Children’s Health Network, you will have access to Salary Sacrifice benefits with MAXXIA which allows for generous salary sacrifice arrangements each FBT year as a special benefit for employees of the local Health Networks. A Meal Entertainment allowance per FBT year can also be salary sacrificed out of your pre-tax income to cover costs over and above the Everyday living expenses benefit.


The Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) is South Australia’s largest specialist facility for women’s and children’s health.

We are the leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions in South Australia, as well as the State’s largest maternity and obstetrics service.

WCH is recognised for excellence in medical training. Considerable support and supervision is given to trainee doctors, as well as generous employee benefits such as;

  • Salary packaging
  • Work life balance
  • Reimbursement for relocation expenses for interstate or international applicants, up to $15,000
  • Professional development leave & examination leave
  • Reimbursement of professional development expenses, up to $8,000
  • Nearby childcare facilities

Join our team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs.

The Opportunity 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practitioners to work as a Registrar in the Paediatric Emergency Department at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital. This is a position in the Paediatric Emergency Department providing the incumbent with training opportunities in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. The PED sees over 45000 patients annually and is the State’s Major Trauma Service for Paediatrics. There is an attached 12 bed Emergency Extended Care Unit (EECU) with over 5000 admissions annually. The department has a strong consultant led ethos. The department is accredited by both Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian College for Emergency Medicine (18 months of training).

This position contributes to the provision of comprehensive, effective and efficient Paediatric Emergency Services by working under Consultant supervision and managing the care of all emergency presentations and EECU inpatients, including the coordination of investigations, supervision of junior staff & students, discussion with patients/families, liaison with statutory authorities and patient discharge. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in postgraduate training as directed and supervised by the clinical Head, participate in appropriate and approved research, and in collaboration with the Consultant, participate in clinical reviews and assisting in the collection of data for clinical indicators.

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role description.

Why Work in Adelaide, South Australia?

Our relaxed yet prosperous and affordable lifestyle, ease of travel, low population density, safety, and abundance of cultural and leisure activities, makes South Australia one of the great boutique regions of the world. A stunning climate to live in, an interesting, challenging and flexible place to work with short commute times. Please see further information on the great benefits of moving to Adelaide in South Australia or migrating to South Australia 

Other Important Information 

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position

Immunisation Risk for this position isCategory A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 835937


Name: Davinder Gill

Phone: 8161 6512
Position: A/Medical Unit Head, Paediatric Emergency Department
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date Sunday 30/06/2024 11:55pm

MDP2 – Registrar in Paediatric Emergency 2023 – RD – 796775.pdf

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines



SA Health - Women’s and Children’s Health Network

Job Salary

Full time