Emergency Registrar

$54.00 - $76.00 hourly
  • Mercy Health
  • Werribee VIC, Australia
Contractor Health Care

Job Description


Join our dynamic Emergency Department at Werribee Mercy Hospital. Recruiting Australian Residents/ International Medical Graduates holding a current valid working visa and AHPRA Registration for our February 2024 intake.

Be part of Werribee Mercy Hospital’s exciting future!  Our ED sees a varied case mix of approximately 48,000 patients per year with a 5% growth rate, including 20% paediatrics. There is a co-located 10-bed short stay unit managed by the ED, which we are aiming to expand. Planning is also well underway for the development of a new emergency department in the near future.

Our ED is ACEM accredited for 24 months advanced training in emergency medicine and we are known for our great team culture. As a registrar, you will be well supported by Emergency Physicians, with an active fellowship teaching and exam preparation program and there is plenty of scope for teaching junior doctors and medical students. Registrars are specifically rostered to the weekly teaching session to avoid clinical demands interfering with attendance. We have further education support and the opportunity to complete the Emergency Medicine Certificate and Emergency Medicine Diploma at our hospital.

Opportunities exists for 3-month ACEM accredited Anaesthetic rotations, and also 6 month ACEM accredited ICU rotations.

Our mixed ED is also accredited for the paediatric log book and we have 2 Paediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians on staff.

There is an opportunity for trainees who have completed their fellowship exams but are still needing further ED time, to be rostered on the consultant roster and participate in clinical support activities, to help their transition to consultant practice.


Registrar wage range from HM25 to HM30 ($2362.12 to $3251.22 per week)



  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • High standards of practice with a strong commitment to consumer and carer focused service
  • Ability to work flexibly within the Public Emergency Health Services system
  • Prior experience working in the Public Emergency Health Services system will be of benefit



Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

Mercy Health is located in Werribee, Victoria and is the gateway to Geelong and the Great Ocean Road and only 30 minutes from Melbourne's city centre.  To maintain a work-life balance, Werribee offers modern charm, natural wonders and world class attractions. Werribee Park, the Victoria State Rose Garden, the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre and the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Set sail at Wyndham Harbour, kayak down Werribee River, or throw in a fishing line at Werribee South Foreshore. Stretch your legs along the waterfront at Wyndham Harbour, and on riverside bike and walking tracks, or spend a day on the trail at You Yangs Regional Park.



Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services. 



  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).


Please ensure your application consists of a cover letter stating term of employment you are interested in, CV and two (2) Clinical Referees.  

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