Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago
Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Our clients based in Melbourne have an exciting opportunity for Surgical Registrars to join their brilliant modern department.


  • Surgical Registrar

  • Melbourne

  • Multiple vacancies so why not travel with a friend?!

  • 15 Month contracts for the right candidates

  • Highly competitive salary

The Position:

  • Responsibility, under the supervision of the Head of Unit, for assessment, planning, ongoing treatment and discharge of General Surgery patients

  • Responsibility for the daily supervision of relevant Interns or HMOs.

  • Participate in Medical Student education and supervision.

  • Provide care for patients under the overall supervision of the Head of Unit and Professor of Surgery.

  • Ensure that all patients are managed in accordance with Eastern Health policies and protocols. Some duties may be delegated to more junior staff, but, responsibility for diagnosis and treatment plan lies with the Registrar.

  • Communicate regularly with the supervising Consultant, advising him/her of critically ill patients and new admissions according to General Medical policy. Notify Consultant of any serious change in patient's condition/or patient's death.

  • Ensure that the care of the patient is accurately and appropriately documented.

  • Supervise the relevant Interns and HMOs.

  • Organise efficient daily ward rounds.

  • Ensure that decisions made have actually been implemented in a timely manner and ensure that results of important tests of day are checked.

  • Attend patients according to clinical priority, making sure that seriously ill patients are seen in an appropriate timeframe.

  • Assess patients in the Emergency department in a timely manner when requested. Stable patients not seen within 2 hours of request will be admitted directly to an inpatient ward in accordance with Hospital policy.

  • Ensure that patients are handed over to covering registrars, particularly sick or unstable patients.

  • Provide opportunities for Interns and HMOs to learn and practise procedures and techniques relevant to the rotation, within the scope of Hospital policy on Intern supervision.

  • Supervise the quality of the Intern's discharge summaries and ensure that these are completed on the day of patient's discharge from hospital, signed and forwarded to the LMO and other relevant people.

  • Facilitate the smooth running of the General Surgery Program and the efficient utilisation of Hospital resources.

  • Develop and maintain good communication with the Nursing and Allied Health staff.

  • Ensure that relatives are aware of patient's condition, bearing in mind privacy considerations.

  • Communicate with local doctors; especially in relation to discharge plans and post-discharge follow-up. This includes patients seen in Outpatients.

  • Undertake consults to other Units as requested by the general physicians.

The Location:

Melbourne (Australia's second largest city) has recently been ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s livability survey as the world’s most livable city for the fifth year in a row and it’s easy to see why. The city has something to appeal to everyone whether you love the arts and culture, coffee and delicious food, diverse sports or first class shopping; it is hard to get bored living here.

Wander through Melbourne’s labyrinth of connecting laneways and arcades; these provide intimate spaces and mystery, and are home to many of Melbourne’s bar, dining and shopping secrets. Meanwhile, the skyline is a fascinating mix of modern cutting-edge building designs and heritage architecture.

Melbourne has a strong cultural and intellectual heritage. There are a range of galleries and museums, both large and small, as well as world-renowned universities and research facilities. If you are traveling with children - From kindergarten through to university, Melbourne is home to some of the region’s best educational institutions. Ethnic groups from Asia and the rest of the world who have settled in areas like Footscray in the west of the city make Melbourne a great multicultural and multi-cuisine magnet.

The city’s leafy streets and Victorian suburbs are filled with cafes that serve up perfect flat whites (similar to a latte) and short blacks (espressos), while impressive developments are filling the waterfront neighbourhoods with fresh residential and commercial spaces.

Melbourne Airport is the second busiest in Australia and serves numerous domestic routes around the country — the one-and-a-half hour Sydney-Melbourne route is one of the Asia Pacific’s most travelled. The city is a Qantas hub and has direct flights to many international destinations, such as London, about a 23-hour flight, and Los Angeles, roughly a 15-hour flight.

If you dream of living and working in the world's most livable city, close to the coast and mountains and in an affordable cultured city contact me today!

To Apply:

Should you be interested in this fantastic opportunity please contact me directly at or call +61 (2) 9509 3000.

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Challis Recruitment successfully recruit to

1. all medical specialties and sub-specialties

2. all medical seniorities and levels of clinical experience (junior doctors through to Specialists/GPs)

3. all contract types from Locum, Fixed Term through to Permanent

4. Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and General Practice(s)

Therefore, no matter what you or your colleagues wish to achieve with your medical careers, we are eager to help. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries about this or any other medical opportunities in Australasia.

Why Choose Challis?

Challis Recruitment holds notable Government contracts throughout Australasia ensuring our Doctors are privy to the best opportunities whilst being assured that they are being represented by an established and reputable agency. If you are located outside of Australasia, Challis Recruitment’s free of charge service includes the coordination of all regulatory processes including medical registration and immigration by our in-house expert team including our Registered Migration Agent and Medical Registration Manager which ensures both your professional and personal requirements are in the best hands.

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