Description

(86 hours per fortnight)

12 Month Contract Commencing February 2019

Ballarat is a Rural Base Hospital and Regional Trauma Centre servicing a population of approximately 200,000 people and a land area extending from the Western boundary of Melbourne to the South Australian border. It is the primary referral centre for its local region and the secondary referral centre for much of Western Victoria. The Hospital provides care across most specialties with the exception of cardiothoracics, neurosurgery and major plastic surgery. Ballarat Health Services is a major training site for the University of Melbourne and Deakin Rural Clinical Schools.

Senior staff are strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars. Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent public and private schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Country or city living is available within minutes of the hospital and there is easy access to Melbourne (70 minutes).

Our Orthopaedics Department is a busy unit providing registrars with experience in a wide range of elective and emergency Orthopaedic procedures. This position is one of three registrars in the unit and will participate in an on call roster of 1 in 3.

Applicants will have preferably completed or enrolled for RACS courses (CCRISP, EMST, ASSET) and may have undertaken a Diploma in Anatomy, Anatomy Course (RACS or AOA) or worked in an Anatomy demonstration position. To apply for these positions please submit your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter. Please note, all attached documents must be either .doc or .pdf files. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check and Immunisation Clearance.