Rehabilitation Medicine Registrar

Further your expertise and gain training across two rehab wards within a brand-new hospital

  • Join a service with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies
  • Base yourself in a beautiful and growing region, less than 2-hours from Melbourne CBD
  • February 2019 start date available
The Position
As a Registrar in Rehabilitation Medicine, this opportunity offers a 12-month training position with the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. You will be provided the opportunity to work a 6-month term on the Neurological rehab ward seeing stroke, spinal, ABI, MS and other demyelinating neurological conditions, as well as a 6-month term on the Musculoskeletal rehab ward including amputee cases, MSK/orthopaedics and liver/pancreas transplant patients. You will participate in relevant training sessions and attend various outpatient clinics. You will benefit from Consultant support and guidance working closely with an excellent team of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Physicians, and will also be provided with research opportunities.  

The Hospital
You will be joining a brand-new hospital opened in 2017, incorporating the latest design and technology solutions, in a tranquil and caring environment. The new facilities include over 370 inpatient beds, more than 70 same-day beds, 11 new operating theatres, a regional cancer center, an 80-bed integrated mental health facility, a mother-and-baby unit, a helipad and parking for 1350 vehicles. The Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Unit itself has 16-beds. There are 8 Orthogeriatric beds for patients having elective joint replacement or traumatic hip fractures requiring medical management and discharge planning. There are 8 GOA beds for patients with geriatric syndromes for further evaluation or stabilisation with the view of optimising discharge planning.

The Location
Based less than 2-hours drive (2.5 hours by public transport) from Melbourne, you will enjoy a similarly vibrant city with a fantastic arts scene, dining options, a rich cultural history and plenty of experiences and attractions year-round in the local and surrounding regions. Indulge in the restaurants, cafes and farmers markets that produce seasonal dishes with locally grown food as well as locally brewed beer and wine or explore a variety of galleries, museums and street art. Outside of the city you will discover a splendour of botanical beauty, picturesque lakes and interconnected walking and cycling tracks that weave through the beautiful bushlands and waterways.

Essential Criteria
You will be PGY3+ in your level of experience and hold registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) or be eligible for registration with experience from a comparable health care system (NZ, UK, Ireland, Canada or USA).

Further your career with a modern health service and achieve the best of both worlds in this beautiful location - Get in contact today for further details.