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Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 18/07/2022 (Midnight)
17 days remaining

17 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 43731

Reference: 43731

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic medical practitioners to join our team as an Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar in the Ophthalmology Unit for the 2023 Clinical Year (commencing February 2023).  


 Details of Department


The Ophthalmology Unit forms part of the Division of Surgery, Anaesthesia & Procedural Medicine. The Head of Ophthalmology is Dr Joan Cosgrove. The unit has approximately eight Consultant Surgeons and 1 Accredited Registrar on rotation from RVEEH. The position is located at the Austin and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospitals.


The Unit is committed to the provision of high quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching.  Also provided is a consultative service for other Units with Austin Health.


Details of positions available and position requirements


The position of Ophthalmology Registrar involves the management and care of ophthalmology patients in every respect, including assessment, operative and non-operative management and postoperative care and follow up in close conjunction with junior and Consultant staff.


To be successful in this role you must:


There are a number of surgical sessions and outpatient sessions per week, pre-admission clinics are included in the outpatients sessions for some units.


Clinical Care



  • Participate in registrar presentations, audits and medical students teaching.

  • Attend to all referrals within 12 hours

  • Participate in Unit meetings and Clinical sessions.

  • Perform after hours work and night duty as required.

  • Provide a consultative service to other Units as required.

  • Supervise and guide HMOs.

  • Cover other surgical units as requested by the Hospital

  • Participate in teaching and training requirements as determined by the unit


For full information, refer to the attached Position Description.  For any queries, please contact Susan Olander on 03 9496 6434.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged.


Application Instructions:


Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.


Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:



  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Evidence of current COVID-19 vaccination status

Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Susan Olander - (03) 9496 6434
Allison Doyle - (03) 9496 3694

Unaccredited Ophthalmology Registrar