Position Details
Reference Number 27897
Position Title Non Accredited Registrar - Orthopaedics
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification AMA Victoria – Doctors In Training – (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2013 - REG Year 1
AMA Victoria – Doctors In Training – (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2013 - REG Year 6 and therafter
Salary 0.00 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.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Non Accredited Orthopaedics Registrar to join our Orthopaedics department in 2019.

Details of Department

The Orthopaedic Unit, as part of the Division of Surgery, Anaesthesia & Procedural Medicine, is responsible for the provision of services within the specialty to patients across all campuses of Austin Health.  The Orthopaedic Department Director is Mr Andrew Hardidge.

Orthopaedic surgery services are provided at both the Austin and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital sites. The Unit is committed to the provision of high quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching that includes Medical Students, Postgraduate Orthopaedic Nurses, Physiotherapists, Hospital Medical Officers, Registrars and many others. 

The Orthopaedic Unit has over 20 visiting surgeons working in 3 units, Clinical Fellows, and a number of accredited and non-accredited Registrars, and Residents across 2 campuses.

A consultative orthopaedic service is provided to other Units across all campuses.  In addition, outpatient clinics provide new, review, post-operative and post-fracture assessment and management to some 16,000 patients per annum. 

Details of position

The unaccredited registrar position is aligned to the entire orthopaedic department and not attached to any single unit.  The priority for this position is to assist the accredited registrars and the rest of the team run the orthopaedic unit efficiently and effectively across two campuses (Austin and Repatriation Hospitals).

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Austin Health values.
  • Be registrable in the State of Victoria by the Medical Practitioners Board
  • Have completed Basic Surgical Trainee years 1 & 2 (not essential)
  • Have significant orthopaedic resident or registrar experience
  • Have a baseline level of orthopaedic knowledge to allow safe management of patients when on-call

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 Islanders 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)
  • Employment History Datasheet (upload as Selection Criteria Response)
Contact Person Steffanie Puljevic
Contact Number (03) 9496 3903
Closing Date 30/11/2018
Position Description
2019 - Non Accredited Orthopaedic Registrar - PD - OCT 2018.pdf Open
Employment History Datasheet-20180507.xlsx Open
Application Guide click here to view