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Rehabilitation Registrar / AFRM Trainee

Feel supported and welcomed by a team with a fantastic culture

  • Help transition the ward to the new, modern site
  • Varied clientele meaning exposure to unique cases
  • Enjoy a tropical climate in this vibrant and laid back harbour city
The Position
As a Rehabilitation Registrar, this role will give you a unique opportunity unlike elsewhere in Australia. As an accredited training role, you will get an extensive range of experiences including with Indigenous culture and outreach clinics. Supported by an intern, RMO and supervised by two fully accredited AFRM Fellows, you will assist with a mix of adult cases ranging from stroke and neurological to brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputee. On outpatient shifts, cases may also include chronic pain and prosthetics.
An immediate start is available for this salaried position and the opportunity to salary sacrifice is available.

The Hospital
The main hospital, which contains 360 beds, provides emergency, critical care  and trauma support and is a major regional health provider in the area. It provides general medical, surgical, obstetric and ICU services for a population of approximately 160,000. It also includes a 24-hour Emergency Department with approximately 68, 000 presentations annually.

As for the rehabilitation unit itself, this year it will transition to a new 116 bed site with brand new modern facilities.

The Location
If you want the opportunity to live and work in a truly diverse city then this is the job for you. There is a cosmopolitan range of inhabitants with a population made up of people from more than 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds.

You will be living in a vibrant harbour city renowned for its tropical climate and enviable laid back, outdoor lifestyle. The city is surrounded by world-class wilderness with miles of unpolluted beaches and national parks for you to enjoy. The city itself has a prosperous and growing economy and you will find plenty of shops, eateries, clubs, pubs, museums and markets.  There are affordable housing options and a number of high-quality public and private schools as well as a university.
Essential Criteria
You must have AHPRA General registration and be a current Advanced Trainee with AFRM (RACP) or be eligible to commence training.
Due to the demographic and tropical climate in this region you will gain a truly unique experience. To find out more contact Stephanie Nash on +61 2 8353 9024 or alternatively, email

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