To be eligible to apply for selection as an Orthopaedic Unaccredited Registrar applicants must meet the below requirements:
- holds a medical degree recognised for registration purposes.
- is registrable as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- have completed at least two year’s medical experience post primary medical degree. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who do not have at least two years clinical experience may be considered provided that they can demonstrate alternative relevant experience of a similar level.
Employing Health Service(s) or institutions may have citizenship/residency requirements which need consideration in appointment decisions. Australian and New Zealand citizens and applicants with permanent residency who are eligible for appointment will be offered positions before those with temporary visas.
Note for overseas trained doctors
Overseas trained specialists in Orthopaedic Surgery must be residing in Australia and hold a valid working visa for their application to be considered by the employing health services.