Position Details
Reference Number 27607
Position Title General Surgery Registrar – Non-Accredited
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 3 enthusiastic Non Accredited General Surgery Registrars to join Austin Health in 2019

Details of Position

The General Surgery Non Accredited registrar positions at Austin Health are designed to fulfil the dual role of service provision for the health service and training position as a lead up to entry to SET training in General and other subspecialty surgery. The service provision role includes providing Night Surgical cover for both Austin Health and Northern Health along with surgical relief for General Surgery SET and Non SET trainees. This is combined with a six month rotation in General Surgery which provides a training opportunity as well as allowing completion of the minimum requirements for entry to SET

All Non-Accredited registrars will be allocated one six month rotation in General Surgery as well as either a six month term in surgical relief or three months each of Night Surgical cover and Surgical Relief.

  • General Surgery: Six month terms at designated Non Accredited registrar positions. Sometimes there may be opportunities to fill empty SET positions for six months.
  • Night Surgical Cover/Research: This involves two registrars alternating a week of nights and a week off which can be used to develop their research activity. This may be allocated at either Austin Health or Northern Health.
  • SET Relief registrar: Austin Health SET rotations include positions at the Austin Health, Northern Health, Bendigo, , Echuca, Sale, Tasmanian rotations (Launceston, Hobart, Burnie and  Mersey Hospitals) and Alice Springs. The positions being relieved would include Non SET and SET positions in General Surgery.

The majority of Non-Accredited registrars will be rostered to three months each of Night Surgical Cover/Research and Relieving Rotations and a single 6-month term in surgical units.

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:

To apply for this position it is important that you complete the Application Pack as per the instructions below.

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)
Contact Person Simone Morgan
Contact Number (03) 9496 3133
Contact Email simone.morgan@austin.org.au
Closing Date 24/10/2018
Position Description
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