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Rehabilitation Medicine Registrar

LocationRural City of Wangaratta, VIC
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Published At:2 months ago
Job no: GC4AP
  • Full Time, Fixed 12 Month Contract 
  • 3rd February 2025 - 1st February 2026
  • 86 hours per fortnight

Victorian Public Health Sector – Doctors In Training Enterprise Agreement 2022 - 2026

Registrar Year 1 – Year 6+ HM25-30

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region. NHW has just completed a major redevelopment, including the building of a new emergency department, ICU, and expansion of medical and paediatric units. 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is a growing regional service with 255 beds and is the major referral referral centre for northeast Victoria. It serves a population of approximately 90,000 and has over 29,000 Emergency Department attendances a year. 

NHW provides a wide range of acute specialist medical and surgical services including an emergency department, critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and specialised aged care, community rehabilitation, and inpatient, community, aged and psycho-geriatric mental health services. There is also a broad range of community health services and NHW auspices a number of other regional services in post acute care, palliative care and infection control.

The duties of this position are to be performed with adherence to the purpose and values of Northeast Health Wangaratta’s strategic plan and compliance with the Code of Behaviour for staff of Northeast Health Wangaratta.

The position would suit a prevocational Doctor with General Registration as a Medical Practitioner with AHPRA and be PGY3 or above with an interest in Sub Acute medicine, looking to grow their confidence in patient management both in the inpatient and community setting.

Our Region

Wangaratta has a population of approximately 30,000 and our catchment serves a community of around 100 000 throughout the northeast. Our region is a popular destination year-round. It boasts multiple national parks, picturesque small towns, award winning restaurants, wineries and breweries.

An easy 2 ½ hours drive on the Hume freeway from Melbourne and less than an hour to Albury airport with direct flights to most of the large Australian cities.

Whether you want to hike, mountain bike and ski in the mountains, paddle the rivers or cruise on the rail trails there is something for everyone in the northeast.

Live in Wangaratta itself or one of the many beautiful smaller towns nearby.




  • RACP and AFRM accredited
  • GP registrars and non-accredited candidates fulfilling selection criteria are welcomed

Essential criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Have General Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Minimum of PGY3 or above
  • Ability to comply with the “Behavioural Outcomes” for this role (listed in PD)
  • A current National Police Check (within the last 12 months)
  • A current Working with Children Check (renewed every 5 years)
  • Demonstrated commitment to rural/regional practice
  • Covid vaccinated - 2 doses + 1 booster


  • Candidates with experience with Sub-acute Medicine
  • Registration with the RACP or Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) is preferable

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Medical Workforce at medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au
  • Confirmation of full Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required upon application
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below or at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • Applications must address the key selection criteria from the PD
  • To apply for this position hit Apply Now/Join Now or head over to our careers page at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • All additional documents can be uploaded within the application after filling in the key criteria
  • Applications close Friday, 28th June 2024

Interviews will only be offered to shortlisted applicants. A referee assessment form will be sent to shortlisted applicants to have completed prior to interview (two clinical reference reports required). Interviews will be held at Northeast Health Wangaratta.

  • NHW do not accept unsolicited applications from recruitment companies
  • Published on 13 May 2024, 4:00 AM