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Alfred and Monash Health - Sandringham


Trainee Position

  • 1 x Advanced Trainee Registrar / Fellow - this position is not available for 2025
    • 6 or 12 months
    • Full-time, part-time, and job-share considered
    • Accredited for up to 12 months of non-core General Paediatrics

Trainee Level

  • Preferably Advanced Trainee (post FRACP exams)


  • Dr Catherine Lynch   baysidechildrens@me.com
  • Dr Georgie Bell  Georgina.bell@alfred.org.au
  • Amy Tran  amy.tran@alfred.org.au

Roster and on-call

  • No on call or after-hours work required
  • 38.5 hours per week - 50% Alfred Health and 50% Monash Health


  • 8 bed level 3 SCN (approx 1500 deliveries per year)
  • No inpatient paediatric ward

Senior Staff

  • 7 consultant paediatricians

Clinics (that trainees can attend)

  • General Paediatric clinics, including developmental and behavioural problems x 2 per week
  • 2 sessions per week spent with CYMHS (child and youth mental health services) in MDT developmental assessment clinic and a clinic for young people with eating disorders or mental health concerns and intellectual disability.

Education and Teaching

  • Monash Children's grand rounds online
  • Monthly M&M
  • Opportunities for quality assurance and audit activities


  • As per award 


  • Located 22km from Melbourne CBD
  • Car parking is available
  • Accessible via train to Sandringham or Highett and then bus

    Sandringham Hospital is part of Alfred Health.  It is a teaching hospital for Monash University. Monash Maternity and Newborn Sandringham provide obstetric and neonatal services within the hospital which is governed by Monash Health.

    The hospital provides a Level 3 Special Care Nursery to support the Obstetric Service (up to 1500 deliveries per year) and provides care for premature babies transferred from Level 4-5 nurseries.

    Alfred CYMHS (Child and Youth Mental Health Service) is part of Alfred Health. 

    The position duties include management of level three neonates and maternity ward neonates, attendance at emergency deliveries and outpatient clinics.

    There is excellent opportunity for an Advanced Trainee to develop autonomy in decision-making and management of the unwell neonate in a supported environment whilst developing skills in the outpatient setting across a diverse range of paediatric conditions.