Position Details

Reference Number 171066
Position Title 2022 Ophthalmology Fellow
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

The department supports a wide range of clinical Ophthalmological services including corneal, glaucoma and vitreoretinal surgery. The department has a strong commitment to excellence in clinical education and burgeoning research activities and a strong focus on preparing senior trainees for consultant practice.

About the Role

Ophthalmology Fellow - University Hospital Geelong

Applications are invited from advanced Ophthalmology trainees or provisional fellows to complete a General Ophthalmology Fellowship. Both 6 and 12 month blocks considered. The department currently employs 12 Ophthalmologists and 2 Ophthalmology registrars. Subspecialty exposure in VRU, medical retina, uveitis, glaucoma and cornea available.

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: Eligibility for registration as a medical practitioner in Victoria, either general or specific linked to a specific professional college training program
Essential: Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification, including registration with RANZCO is provided prior to commencement of duty.
Contact Person Dr Leisha Riddington 
Contact Person Job Title Director Ophthalmology 
Contact Number 03 4215 0000 
Contact Email riddington@geelongeyecentre.com.au 
Alternate Contact Person Karen Hamon 
Alternate Contact Number 03 4215 0894 
Closing Date 31/07/2021
Position Description
File name 
Ophthalmology Fellow 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.