2022 PMCV Advanced Paediatric Training Positions

Please see link below for applications required via the PMCV match process:


https://www.pmcv.com.au/aps/matches
TimelineProcess
22 July 2021Match opens for candidates to: Register to participate in the Match via the Allocation and Placement Service (APS) website Nominate refereesNominate health service preferencesNote – if direct applications to health services are required, these should be made between 22 July and 12 August
  12 August 2021Match closes for candidates to: Register to participate in the Match Nominate refereesAdd new health service preferences Closing date for: Referees to complete online referee report form (referee requests after this time will no longer be accepted)
13 August 2021Health Service assessment period commences for health services (HOD/HOU) to:: Approved Health Service Administrators access list/s of candidates who have nominated that health service/stream in their preference list via the APSConduct assessment and shortlisting of candidatesConduct interviews with candidates
25 August 2021Health Service assessment period closes for health services to: Finalise interviewing of candidates Closing date for: Candidates to edit order of existing preferences or delete preferencesCandidates to withdraw from the Match
25 August 2021Health service ranking/preferencing period opens for health services to: Enter preferences (submit list of candidates they would be prepared to employ in rank order via the APS)
27 August 2021Health service ranking/preferencing period closes for health services to: Enter preferences (submit list of candidates they would be prepared to employ in rank order via the APS)
28 August to 5 September 2021Match takes place APS team run matching algorithm and check results
6 September 2021PMCV to provide results to Specialty Group Coordinator Send results (which candidates have been allocated a position) to Specialty Group Coordinators. This data can be released to HODs/HOUs to confirm that there are no employment issues, but results may not be released to candidates nor any other third party.
8 September 2021Results Available Match results are available to candidates and health service administrators (HODs/HOUs) via the PMCV Allocation and Placement Service website (login required)
PMCV Application Timeline


2022 Paediatric Community Fellow


Paediatric Community Fellow Feb 2022 – Jan 2023
Northern Health provides healthcare to a population of over 580,000 people in Melbourne’s rapidly growing northern growth corridor. The Paediatric Department cares for general paediatric medical and neonatal patients. The inpatient service includes:
• Children’s Unit containing 22 beds (which includes 2 Paediatric Short Stay Unit beds)
• Neonatal Unit with 21 cots (17 funded) , which provides high dependency neonatal care with a level 5 capability.
• Paediatric Emergency Department sees approximately 22,000 Paediatric patients per year with designated Paediatric emergency medicine consultant supervision.

The Community Fellow position is an Advanced Paediatric Training position that covers the specialist outpatient clinics at Craigieburn Health Service. Here, the trainee will care for a wide variety of culturally and linguistically diverse communities, with a high proportion of socio-economically disadvantaged families. The community fellow will participate in consultant supervised clinics including: the Northern Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic (NASDAC), Refugee health clinic, Developmental and behavioural clinic, General Paediatric clinic and Continence clinic.

The trainee will also be a part of the weekly education sessions held by the Centre for Community and Child Health (CCCH) at RCH on a Wednesday afternoon, and be given rostered non clinical time.
This position is accredited under the Advanced Training Committee in General Paediatrics and Community Paediatrics for up to 12 months of Community/Developmental medicine. Preference would be sought for 12 month applicants, however we would consider 6 month terms.

Please note: This position is for the 12 month Community Fellow Job and is NOT being advertised through the PMCV Advanced Paediatric Training match. Applicants must apply directly through Success Factors

Candidates may also consider a 6 months Northern Community Position that is paired with 6 months Mildura General Paediatric rotation, which is being offered through the PMCV Advanced Paediatric Training match (see https://www.pmcv.com.au/aps/matches)

Further questions can be directed to:
Dr David Tran, Clinical Director of Paediatrics (David.Tran2@nh.org.au)
or A/Prof Wei Qi Fan, Head of Neonatal Unit (WeiQi.Fan@nh.org.au).


2022 Paediatric Registrar

Paediatric Registrar Position – 2022

Come and join the Paediatric team at Northern Health, and gain fantastic exposure to Paediatric medicine in one of Melbourne’s rapidly growing northern growth corridor. Northern Health provides healthcare to a population of over 580,000 people and in the Paediatric Department we care for general paediatric medical and neonatal patients.  The service includes:

  • A very busy Paediatric Emergency Department that sees approximately 22,000 Paediatric patients per year with designated Paediatric emergency medicine consultant supervision.  The Paediatric ED is  accredited for  PEM training and for acute training under RACP Advanced General Paediatric stream.
  • A Neonatal Unit with 21 cots, which provides high dependency neonatal care with a level 5 capability. There is always a neonatologist covering, and we manage TPN, chest drainage and ROP screening. There are more than 3600 infants born annually by the obstetric service
  • A Children’s Unit containing 22 beds (which includes 2 Paediatric Short Stay Unit beds) and caters for paediatric medical and paediatric surgical patients. Prior to COVID, there were 2 paediatric HDU beds located in the adult ICU.

Northern Health is committed to medical education & training through the Teaching, Training & Research Precinct – a joint venture with The University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

There are 5 general Paediatric consultants and five dual trained consultant neonatologists.  Visiting specialists provide outpatient services in respiratory medicine, neurology, genetics, allergy and rheumatology. The paediatric unit is an excellent environment to learn General Paediatrics and Neonatal Medicine. Registrars are involved in admitting patients from ED, attending high-risk newborn deliveries and reviewing infants on the post-natal ward with close supervision and support. The registrars have opportunities to attend daily consultant led outpatient clinics. The unit has regular rostered paediatric and neonatal teaching sessions for registrars and HMOs as well as a weekly paediatric unit clinical meeting.

 

Northern Health is an RACP accredited site for Advanced Paediatric Trainees under the General Paediatric and Community SAC. Northern health is advertising for the following positions:

Basic Paediatric trainees

– Northern health is a secondment site that has 3 full-time-equivalent (FTE) positions for rotating trainees (3 monthly rotations) from the RCH/MMC rotating roster.
– In 2022, there will be also be 2 FTE positions selected from the Victorian Paediatric Basic Training Network for either 6 month or 12 month placements.
– Both the Rotating Registrar position and VPBTN positions can be applied through the RCH eMercury (https://rch.mercury.com.au)

 

Accredited Advanced Paediatric and Continuing Paediatric basic positions offered through PMCV Match


– This applies to Paediatric trainees who have successfully completed the written and clinical RACP exams OR those who have completed their basic training time but are yet to pass the RACP exams
– In order for the rotation to be accredited, candidates must be registered as an advanced paediatric trainee through the RACP college
– Advanced paediatric trainees can apply through the PMCV Advanced Paediatric training match (https://www.pmcv.com.au/aps/matches). This will be available from 05/07/2021.
– Northern Health jobs being offered through the PMCV Match include:

  •  Northern General Paediatrics Registrar (6 months) & Northern Paediatric ED (6 months)
  •  Northern Paediatric ED (6 months) & Northern General Paediatrics Registrar (6 months
  •  Northern General Paediatrics Registrar (6 months) & Shepparton Rural Rotation (6 months) 
  •  Shepparton Rural Rotation (6 months) & Northern General Paediatrics Registrar  (6 months)
  • Mildura Rural Rotation (6 months) & Northern Community Fellow  (6 months)
Accredited Advanced Paediatric jobs not being offered through the PMCV match

Northern Health is offering 2 accredited Advanced Paediatric jobs that will NOT be through the PMCV match:
        1) Chief Paediatric Registrar (accredited for 12 months General Paediatric training)
        2) Community fellow at Craigieburn Health (accredited for up to 12 months of Community Paediatrics)

Further questions can be directed to: Dr David Tran, Clinical Director of Paediatrics (David.Tran2@nh.org.au) or A/Prof Wei Qi Fan (WeiQi.Fan@nh.org.au), Head of Neonatal Unit & Supervisor for paediatric Trainees.

 


2022 Chief Paediatric Registrar

Northern Health Chief Paediatric Registrar Feb 2022 – Jan 2023

Northern Health provides healthcare to a population of over 580,000 people in Melbourne’s rapidly growing northern growth corridor. The Paediatric Department cares for general paediatric medical and neonatal patients.  The inpatient service includes:

  • Neonatal Unit with 21 cots, which provides high dependency neonatal care with a level 5 capability. There is always a neonatologist covering, and we manage TPN, chest drainage and ROP screening. There are more than 3600 infants born annually by the obstetric service
  • Paediatric Emergency Department sees approximately 22,000 Paediatric patients per year with designated Paediatric emergency medicine consultant supervision.  The Paediatric ED is  accredited for  PEM training and for acute training under RACP Advanced General Paediatric stream.
  • Children’s Unit containing 22 beds (which includes 2 Paediatric Short Stay Unit beds). Prior to COVID, there were 2 paediatric HDU beds located in the adult ICU.

Northern Health is committed to medical education & training through the Northern Centre for Health Education & Research (NCHER) – a joint venture with The University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

This position is for an Advanced Trainee in General Paediatrics (preferably second or third year advanced trainee). This Chief Paediatric registrar or Paediatric Fellow will have a mixture of leadership and administrative responsibilities in addition to clinical duties in inpatient and outpatient areas. The role would be an excellent stepping stone to independent practice. Consultant paediatrician support will be available at all times. Northern Hospital is accredited with the RACP for advanced training in general paediatrics. This is a full time position for 12 months. There is some flexibility to negotiate the roster.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Inpatient and outpatient clinical responsibilities
  • Supervision and support for junior medical staff, which consists of seven paediatric registrars, one senior resident (SRMO) and seven junior resident.
  • Supervision of morning clinical handover
  • Assistance with audit and quality activities
  • Assistance with weekly educational meetings and morbidity & mortality meetings for general paediatrics (monthly) and neonatology (monthly)
  • Organisation of the annual RACP Clinical Exams based at Northern Health
  • Opportunities for research

 

Please note: This position is NOT being offered through the PMCV Advanced Paediatric Training match. Applicants must apply directly through Success Factors

 

Further questions can be directed to:

Dr David Tran, Clinical Director of Paediatrics (David.Tran2@nh.org.au)

or A/Prof Wei Qi Fan, Head of Neonatal Unit (WeiQi.Fan@nh.org.au).