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Registrar Senior - Ophthalmology - (Maternity Leave)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:13 days ago
  • Job no: 65785
  • Category: Junior Medical, Registrar

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

Commencing 1st November, maternity leave cover position available for suitably qualified HMO's for appointment as an Ophthalmology cataract fellowship (5th year position) in 2023.  Candidates should have ideally completed RACE exams and be able to operate independently. 


The clinics are well supported by 14 different consultant ophthalmologists with subspecialty training in medial retina, uveitis, glaucoma, oculoplastics, cornea and strabismus. The Unit provides ophthalmology services to a large mix of general hospital and trauma inpatients, providing exposure to an exceptional range of conditions.


Duties will include:

·         two or three unsupervised operating lists per week;

·         one medical retina clinic per week (with laser and intravitreal injections);

·         two general ophthalmology clinics per week;

·         one or two cataract clinics per week;

·         one in three weeks on call;

·         supervision of junior registrars and resident;

·         medical student teaching.

For further information please contact Dr David Van Der Straaten via [email protected] 

Candidates are advised that applications are reviewed as they are received and the department and hospital may finalise an appointment prior to the closing if appropriate, therefore, please lodge your application as soon as possible.’

Applications close 1st October 2023

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.


  • Published on 14 Sep 2023, 4:07 AM