Position Details

Reference Number 170943
Position Title 2022 Emergency Medicine Registrar
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 3302.4
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

With the longest established Emergency Department in the state, Barwon Health prides itself on providing safe, quality healthcare to communities within Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula, Surf Coast and throughout the entire South West region of Victoria.

University Hospital Geelong Emergency Department treats approximately 75,000 patients per year with 30% paediatric presentations. With access to all major specialties except Neurosurgery and Transplant Medicine, the variety and acuity of conditions treated makes for a stimulating work environment. Our geographic location results in high exposure to trauma cases, marine and land based toxicology and medical outreach to more peripheral centres. An enviable lifestyle on the Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast

About the Role

As an ED registrar, you have access to:

•             24 months accredited ED time as a trainee

•             3 or 6 month rotations in:

  • ICU
  • Anaesthetics
  • Paediatrics
  • General Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology

•             6 month rotation at Colac Area Health (no night shift, evenings or weekends)

  • 2 days per week in Urgent Care Centre
  • 1.5 days per week of anaesthetics with GP anaesthetist
  • 0.5 days per week performing safety and quality activities
  • Protected time to attend weekly registrar teaching at UHG

•             3 or 6 month rotation to St John of God Geelong ED

  • Linked accreditation enables participation in ED education program at University Hospital Geelong

•             Optional Secondment to Alice Springs ED

•             5 hours paid and protected teaching time per week

•             Annual success in primary and fellowship examinations owing to longstanding robust preparation programs

•             Research opportunities either to fulfil trainee research requirement or to pursue academic interest

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!

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.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


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: Are you registered or eligible for registration as a medical doctor with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulatory Authority (AHPRHA)
Essential: With regard to your qualifications and ability to be employed in an Australian hospital, please indicate which one of the following apply: Have you completed a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (or equivalent) in Australia
Essential: OR Are you eligible for employment via the competent authority pathway (graduates from UK, Ireland, NZ, USA, Canada)
Essential: OR Have you completed both parts of the Australian Medical council exams if applying via the standard pathway (graduates from all other countries)
Essential: Do you have at least 2 years postgraduate experience
Essential: Have you worked in the field of emergency medicine for at least 30 weeks
Desirable: Are you registered with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Contact Person Dr Anoushka Perera 
Contact Person Job Title Emergency Physician 
Contact Number 03 4215 0107 
Contact Email anoushka.perera@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Tracey Carter 
Alternate Contact Number 03 4215 0107 
Alternate Contact Email tracey.carter@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 15/08/2021
Position Description
File name 
Emergency 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.