2020 Emergency Medicine Registrars

  • Company:
    Barwon Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Position Summary

  • Multiple positions are available within the Emergency Department 
  • Gain exposure in a high pressure environment whilst exploring your potential
  • Enhance your career whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work life balance
  • About Barwon Health

    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, Geelong is becoming recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising. The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region.

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

    We are an award winning regional health provider and Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals (The University Hospital Geelong) in the state. We serve the Barwon South West region with over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 21 key locations throughout the region.

    About the role

  • As an ED registrar, you have access to:
  • 24 months accredited advanced ED training time 
  • 3 or 6 month rotations in: ICUAnaestheticsPaediatricsGeneral MedicineObstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 6 month rotation to Colac (no night shift, evenings or weekends) 2 days per week in urgent care centre1.5 days per week in theatre with GP anaesthetist0.5 days per week performing audit
  • 3 or 6 month rotation to St John of God Geelong ED Work one on one with FACEMs on each shiftNo night shift currentlyLinked accreditation enables participation in ED teaching at University Hospital Geelong
  • 5 hours paid teaching time per week
  • Annual success in primary and fellowship examinations owing to robust study programs, including Dr Tom Reade’s fellowship written course
  • Well organized WBA roster to ensure completion of requirements
  • Research opportunities both to fulfil trainee research requirement or for interests sake
  • Questions can be directed to:

  • Dr Anoushka Perera – (FACEM) – anoushka.perera@barwonhealth.org.au
  • Dr Anna Davis – annad@barwonhealth.org.au
  • Dr Belinda Hibble – bhibbl@barwonhealth.org.au
  • About the culture

    You will work with innovative teams who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

    Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

    At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

    We Barwon Health is 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: ORAre you eligible for employment via the competent authority pathway (graduates from UK, Ireland, NZ, USA, Canada)
    Essential: ORHave 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
    Essential: Can you provide evidence that you exhibit high standards of professional behaviour; integrity, punctuality, reliability, ethical practice
    Essential: Have you successfully passed the English language test if your qualification as a health practitioner was not taught and assessed in English?
    Desirable: Are you registered with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
    Desirable: Do you have the intention to train as an emergency physician
    Desirable: Do you possess a working knowledge of electronic references, digital radiology, digital images and bedside tests available