2019 Expression of Interest - Emergency Registrar

Job posted: 31/01/2019
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 158393

Reference: 158393

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

About Barwon Health

Working for Barwon Health means you are working for an organisation that has a clear strategic direction. Barwon Health’s Vision is to work with the community to build healthy lives, inspired by world class standards. With our consumers at the forefront through Education and Research our aim is to be at the pinnacle of health care and we can only achieve this with our staff being at their best.

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 6,500 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 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.

We believe that working at Barwon Health is joining a culture where people strive to work to the full extent of their qualification, capability and experience with a working environment that enables this to happen.

You will work in a JMO culture where 80-89% of Interns, Residents and Registrars believe Barwon Health is:

“A Truly Great Place to Work. Barwon Health Staff Engagement Survey, 2015. Best Practise Australia Pty Ltd.


As Victoria’s largest regional health service and the site of the first Director of Casualty, the Emergency Department at University Hospital Geelong prides itself on providing excellent care for the population of Geelong and the greater South West region of Victoria.

With an annual census of >70,000 patients, 25% paediatric presentations, access to all of the major specialties except Neurosurgery and exposure to major trauma and marine toxinology, there is plenty of stimulating work to go around.

Situated on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, there are plenty of places to while away your non work hours and achieve some much needed work life balance.

If this sounds like the place for you, read on…

As an ED registrar, you have access to:

  • 24 months accredited advanced ED training time 

  • 3 or 6 month rotations in:

    • ICU

    • Anaesthetics

    • Paediatrics

    • General Medicine

    • Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

  • 6 month rotation to Colac (no night shift, evenings or weekends)

    • 2 days per week in urgent care centre

    • 1.5 days per week in theatre with GP anaesthetist

    • 0.5 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 shift

    • No night shift currently

    • Linked 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 Anna Davis  (FACEM) –  ANNAD@BarwonHealth.org.au

Dr Belinda Hibble (FACEM) - BHIBBL@BarwonHealth.org.au

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, GLBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

2019 Expression of Interest - Emergency Registrar

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Anna Davis - (03) 4215 0107
Dr Belinda Hibble - (03) 4215 0107

2019 Expression of Interest - Emergency Registrar