EMERGENCY REGISTRAR - UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL GEELONG - Now hiring for the remainder of 2024 & the 2025 training year!

  • Barwon Health
  • University Hospital Geelong, Bellerine Street, Geelong VIC, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Searching for a supportive workplace in which to train and work?

Want to live and play in one of the most beautiful regions of Victoria?

A job in the ED at University Hospital Geelong, Barwon Health is just what you are looking for!!

Barwon Health is the largest regional health service in Victoria, providing care and a major referral service to patients and other health care providers in the South West region of the state. 

We have all the major specialties represented apart from Transplant medicine and acute Neurosurgery. As a trainee, you'll be exposed to the full range of complex, high acuity presentations, including major trauma, paeds, and an interesting variety of land-based and marine toxinology.

For current ACEM trainees and those keen to start ACEM training, here is what UHG ED offers:

Delineation: Major Referral


  • Tier 1 - 36 months ED
  • TS4 core ED
  • TS4 elective - ICU, Emergency Medicine and Education role (EMER)
  • Accredited for Paeds Logbook and the Paediatric Emergency Requirement

Non ED and Critical Care rotations:

  • Anaesthetics
  • ICU
  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics (ward)
  • O+G

Special Skills posts that fulfil Non ED time: 

  • Emergency Medicine Education Registrar role
    • 6 months at 0.5 FTE combined with 0.5 FTE clinical work
  • Rural/remote health Special Skills Placement
    • 6 months at 1.0 FTE at Colac Area Health (1 hour from Geelong)
    • 2 days in Urgent Care, 1.5 days in OT with GP anaesthetist, 0.5 days project/audit
    • No nights, PM shifts, weekends
    • Every Wednesday off for teaching

Optional Secondments:

  • St John of God Hospital (private ED) - accredited for 6 months core ED time
  • Alice Springs Hospital

Strong focus on education and training:

  • 5 hours paid and protected teaching time per week
  • Annual success in primary and fellowship exams owing to robust exam preparation programs
  • iValidate Course held annually
  • Communications Lab
  • PLS courses run on site
  • Multidisciplinary simulation sessions - both in situ and off site in our Sim Lab
  • Participation in Statewide EM teaching

Robust systems for ensuring training needs are met:

  • Well structured WBA program to ensure compliance with a variety of assessors for feedback
  • Opportunities to be involved in research projects to complete the Trainee Research Requirement

Support along the way:

  • Well established mentor program
  • Strong peer support program that follows up on any form of critical incident/traumatic event
  • Flexible rostering by a team that recognises that life/work balance is what is going to sustain us all in this challenging career

Want to hear more about why a career at UHG ED is so good? This Link will take you to our website.

If you're interested, email us with your CV and cover letter at

[email protected]

You won't be disapointed!!

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