Orthopaedic Registrar FRACS Accredited Role

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    Physician, Orthopaedic Surgeon

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    $85,000 - $145,000 DOE

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 MONTHS

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  • Startdate:

    August 2021

Role: Orthopaedic Registrar

FRACS Accredited Post

Start Date: 2nd August 2021

Duration: 12 months contract

Role Details:

FRACS accredited training registrar post in a team of nine, three accredited training posts and six service non-training registrar positions. Training emphasis on trauma and elective surgery.

Normal working hours at 0730 – 1730 hours, Monday to Friday.

On Call – Week days 07:30 – 22:00 

On Call – Weekends 0800 – 0800 ( Saturday OR Sunday)


  • The Registrar is responsible for the day to day management of inpatients under the care of the designated Consultants. The management of all inpatients under the team’s care will be reviewed on a daily basis Monday through Friday.
  • The Registrar is responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients referred to hospital acutely with surgical problems. These may be patients referred for admission on Acute days or be patients who have previously been cared for by the team and whom the team has accepted for re-admission. Most re-admissions will be taken by the acute team on duty and transferred back on the next working day.
  • The Registrar in conjunction with the house officer will maintain the clinical record for each patient and oversee the institution on appropriate investigation of all acutely admitted patients.
  • All entries in the case notes will have a date and time recorded and be legibly signed. The Registrar will inform the designated Consultant of any problems relating to these patients.
  • The Registrar shall participate in outpatient clinics related to the consultant team for which he/she works. They will usually dictate a letter to the General Practitioner on each occasion a patient is seen as an outpatient, and any concerns regarding the patient will be reviewed with the appropriate consultant prior to the preparation of this report.
  • The Registrar shall attend theatre.
  • The Registrar will ensure that when going off duty any patient whose condition is unstable or of concern, is notified to the appropriate Registrar at handover.


  • Eligible for general/ provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (this can be obtained by physicians working in one of the countries with comparable healthcare systems including UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia, Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Greece Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Israel, Belgium.)
  • Previous experience in orthopaedics


If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and details of three referees for immediate consideration.


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