Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Registrar

  • Northeast Health Wangaratta
  • Wangaratta VIC, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Full Time, Fixed Term
12 Month Contract, From 6th of February 2023
86 hours per fortnight
Reference #3038

EBA:    Victorian Public Health Sector – Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021

CLASSIFICATION:      RANZCOG Trainee - Level 5/6 Registrar

                                       HM28 – HM30 depending upon experience

Hospital Application Open Date: 3rd June 2022

Hospital Application Close date: 10th July 2022

As the Senior Registrar within Northeast Health’s (NHW) Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) Service you will have the opportunity to progress your specialty training in a health service committed to the provision of high-quality patient care using up to date methods, materials and equipment.

The Senior Registrar will work at developing collaborative relationships with medical, surgical, anaesthetic, paediatric and mental health colleagues and senior staff in addition to the broader multidisciplinary team.

This role has a requirement to attend Obstetrics’ and Gynaecology training clinics and opportunities as authorised.

This role will provide leadership and guidance to junior medical staff and medical students and contribute to the unit’s education and training initiatives.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of O&G patients at both outpatient and inpatient levels and the supervision of their clinical care in consultation with senior medical staff. Provide assistance at Theatre as required for O&G patients and undertake surgical procedures under supervision. 
  • Develop and maintain complex obstetric management skills, including birthing unit management, complex operative obstetrics and supervision / teaching of junior trainees and Hospital Medical Officers (HMOs). 
  • Thoroughly and promptly record in the medical record all clinical encounters, in an appropriate manner, from the initial assessment and investigations through to treatment and clinical progress.
  • Expand and consolidate understanding of common gynaecology presentations and diseases and the associated management. Commitment to extending and updating personal medical knowledge and skills. Regularly attend Clinical Meetings and Education Sessions as required and remain familiar and compliant with College Training Requirements and current medical literature.

How to apply:

In subject line write: 2023 O&G Senior Registrar

Contact and address application to:

Dr Amelia Bock, Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Email: [email protected]


Dr Laurel Bennett, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Email: [email protected]

Rowena Gould, Manager Medical Workforce

Email: [email protected]


Please submit the following documents to complete your application:

  1. CV
  2. Covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and your interest in applying for the role at NHW.

Essential criteria to be eligible to apply:


  1. Currently registered or eligible for registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent degree and at least 4 years of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Integrated Training Program (ITP) training completed by the commencement of this position.
  3. Successful completion of RANZCOG fellowship oral and written examinations is preferred.
  4. Demonstrated excellent clinical skills, judgment and expertise in managing inpatients with complex issues.
  5. Demonstrated teamwork within a multidisciplinary team in a complex and challenging environment, with high level time management, problem solving and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  6. Demonstrable innovative ideas, ability to contribute to system improvement and a strong clinical governance framework in O&G.

Health Service Requirements:

  1. A current National Police Check shall be provided / undertaken prior to appointment.
  2. A Working with Children’s Check (as per relevant State legislation) is required where the role requires working unsupervised with children.
  3. Evidence of immunisation against specified infectious diseases must be provided for all Category A positions prior to appointment.

Interviews will only be offered to shortlisted applicants.

NHW encourages timely applications, as applications will be assessed upon receipt.


Direct Applications Only. 

This vacancy is NOT open to any agencies of employment consultants, regardless of their status.

Please Note: All Health Workers are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved medical exemption.


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