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Monash Health - Dandenong Hospital

Trainee Positions

  • 6 x General Paediatric Registrars - 6 or 12 month positions are available

    • Accredited for General Paediatrics with perinatal component

Trainee Level

  • Preferably Advanced Trainee (post FRACP exams) 
  • Suitable for Peer Review for Specialist Pathway Recognition
  • Continuing Basic Trainee or International Medical Graduates welcome to apply
  • General Practice Registrars requiring advanced rural skills training in paediatrics are also welcome to apply


  • Dr Melanie Pillay:  Manusaparie.Pillay@monashhealth.org   0419232412

Roster and on-call

  • 24 hour registrar cover on-site
  • HMO cover on day and evening shifts


  •  8 paediatric beds 
  • 6  bed level 3 SCN (2,500 deliveries per year)

Junior Staff

  • 3 Residents 
  • 6 Registrars

Senior Staff

  • 4 Consultants providing inpatient and outpatient care
  • 1 consultant providing outpatient care only


  • All oupatients have direct consultant supervision
  • 4 Gen Paeds clinics/wk
  • Fortnightly Diabetes clinic

Education and Teaching

  • Weekly Journal Club
  • Weekly Radiology meeting
  • 6-weekly M&M meeting
  • Weekly grand round
  • Weekly video-linked Monash Children's Hospital grand round
  • Simulations
  • Neurology outreach sessions


  • As per award including overtime


  • You can easily get to the hospital by car, bus, or train.  The bus stop is directly in front of the hospital

    Dandenong Hospital is part of the Monash Health network and is situated 30km south-east of Melbourne.   Dandenong is a significant migrant hub with strong diversity in culture and language.  The hospital has a comprehensive range of specialist units.

    The paediatric unit cares for a range of acute and chronic conditions.  The positions are accredited with the RACP for advanced training in General Paediatrics with a perinatal component.  Dandenong is also accredited for General Practice registrars to complete their advanced rural skills training in paediatrics.