2023 Surgical Unaccredited Registrars

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 13/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 174318

Reference: 174318

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

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

As a PRESET Unaccredited Surgical Registrar, we aim to tailor your terms for your further surgical career and allow you to fulfil all pre-requisites to fulfil the requirements for SET training. PRESET registrars have the opportunity to have rotations in: Orthopaedics, Urology, Surgical Specialties, Vascular, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery Trauma, Acute Surgical Unit, General Surgery, ICU, Alfred Trauma, Hamilton General Surgery and Warrnambool General Surgery. Rotations on Surgical Nights and Cover are also expected.

This is the opportunity for PRESETs to step up and take on a role with increased responsibility which is ideal prior to getting on to SET training.

There is the opportunity to work in rural services (Warrnambool, Hamilton and Colac) which can help with gaining extra experience as well as points for some surgical applications.

About the Role

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!

Barwon Health is the only regional hospital in Australia to offer a robotic service situated in the public hospital. Our PRESET group have the opportunity to be trained in robotic assisting.

We have a PRESET supervisor whom you will along with closely to help you achieve your goals of getting on to a training program. She will help mentor you and meet up regularly to make sure you keep on track. Dr McLeod is a Urological Surgeon at Barwon, with her Masters of Surgical Education. She is a current PhD candidate focusing on improving remediation for surgical trainees. She is the current Chair of the Regional Training Board for VIC/TAS for the Urological Society for Australia and New Zealand.

Our educational program includes fortnightly teaching specifically for surgery.

There are many opportunities to participate in research collaboration groups and have access to statistician assistance. In addition to this, there is an Orthopaedic Interest sub-group as well as a Urology Research sub-group with regular research meetings.

There are teaching opportunities with Deakin University.

For those intending on sitting the GSSE, regular tutorials are run throughout the year.

There is help and mentoring for PRESETs throughout their application process as well as preparation for the surgical interviews.

On our PRESET committee, there is the opportunity for juniors to take on leadership positions.

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 medicalrecruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position all candidates must apply directly to Barwon Health.

2023 Surgical Unaccredited Registrars

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Dr Kathryn McLeod - (03) 4215 0000
Georgia Brown - (03) 4215 0580

2023 Surgical Unaccredited Registrars