Position Details

Reference Number 170941
Position Title 2022 Cardiothoracic Unaccredited Registrar
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 86
Position Summary

Barwon Doctors

  • Provide best care, every person, every day, so that everyone feels better
  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best
  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Part of a Team

Cardiothoracic Surgery Team offers complete adult acute and elective surgical services to the Western half of Victoria. We operate five days per week and have an inpatient capacity for 15 beds.

The team is led by four consultant surgeons with two clinical nurse specialists. We provide consultation services with three outpatient clinics per week, and inpatient consultation service.

We conduct and participate in three clinical meetings and have fortnightly education meetings.

The scope of surgery includes coronary surgery, valve surgery and minimally invasive surgery, TAVI, and Thoracic Lung surgery with Robotic assistance, as well as Thoracic aortic surgery.

About the Role

The role of Registrar involves providing pre, post and intraoperative care to all patients under the care of the service, in a team environment. Learning and teaching are integral to the role, where you will both learn and teach in the area of cardiothoracic surgery. After hours service is on a rostered basis and supported by a consultant.

Download our position description from Barwon Health Careers and read all about specifics of the role. Alternatively if you wish to speak directly to the Clinical Head of Unit or Director of Medical Workforce the contact details can be found at Barwon Health Careers.

If you have the qualifications and aptitude along with excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to improving patient care, this may be the role for you!

You will also need to apply through the PMCV website https://www.pmcv.com.au/

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: FRACS or overseas equivalent in cardiothoracic surgery
Essential: Demonstrated sound theoretical knowledge, Surgical skills, Non-Technical skills and ethical behaviour required of medical practitioners
Essential: Eligible for General or Provisional Registration with AHPRA
Contact Person Dr Michael Rowland 
Contact Person Job Title Director Cardiothoracic Surgery 
Contact Number 03 4215 1987 
Alternate Contact Person Colleen Bright 
Alternate Contact Number 03 4215 1970 
Closing Date 15/07/2021
Position Description
File name 
Cardiothoracic Surgery - Unaccredited Registrar Position Description 2022.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.