Position Details
Reference Number 43731
Position Title Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - REG Year 1
AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - REG Year 6 and therafter
Salary $50.39 - $69.36 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 43
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic medical practitioners to join our team as an Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar in the Ophthalmology Unit for the 2023 Clinical Year (commencing February 2023).  

 Details of Department

The Ophthalmology Unit forms part of the Division of Surgery, Anaesthesia & Procedural Medicine. The Head of Ophthalmology is Dr Joan Cosgrove. The unit has approximately eight Consultant Surgeons and 1 Accredited Registrar on rotation from RVEEH. The position is located at the Austin and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospitals.

The Unit is committed to the provision of high quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching.  Also provided is a consultative service for other Units with Austin Health.

Details of positions available and position requirements

The position of Ophthalmology Registrar involves the management and care of ophthalmology patients in every respect, including assessment, operative and non-operative management and postoperative care and follow up in close conjunction with junior and Consultant staff.

To be successful in this role you must:

There are a number of surgical sessions and outpatient sessions per week, pre-admission clinics are included in the outpatients sessions for some units.

Clinical Care

  • Participate in registrar presentations, audits and medical students teaching.
  • Attend to all referrals within 12 hours
  • Participate in Unit meetings and Clinical sessions.
  • Perform after hours work and night duty as required.
  • Provide a consultative service to other Units as required.
  • Supervise and guide HMOs.
  • Cover other surgical units as requested by the Hospital
  • Participate in teaching and training requirements as determined by the unit

For full information, refer to the attached Position Description.  For any queries, please contact Susan Olander on 03 9496 6434.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Evidence of current COVID-19 vaccination status
Contact Person Susan Olander
Contact Number (03) 9496 6434
Alternate Contact Person Allison Doyle
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 3694
Closing Date 18/07/2022
Position Description
2023 - Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar - PD.pdf Open
Employment History Datasheet-2022 05 27.xlsx Open
Application Guide click here to view