Orthopaedics Unaccredited Registrar Match information 2023

In a collaboration between the Victorian and Tasmanian Heads of Orthopaedic Units and the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV), the PMCV will administer a centralised Allocation and Placement Service (APS)  for Orthopaedic Unaccredited Registrar positions offered by metropolitan and regional health services in both Victoria and Tasmania, and to the candidates applying for these posts.

This match is for unaccredited training positions commencing in 2024.

Orthopaedics Unaccredited Registrar Match

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Schedule of Dates

This document has all key dates associated with the Orthopaedics Unaccredited Registrar Match

Health Service Directory

Please read carefully as different sites offer different opportunities that may suit your training goals and career pathways.

Match Rules

Essential Reading

Video Interview

Instructional Video

Eligibility criteria

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.

Residential qualification

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.

Eligibility categories/groups

  1. Greater than 3 years of experience as Unaccredited Orthopaedic Registrar
  2. 3 years of experience as Unaccredited Orthopaedic Registrar
  3. 2 years of experience as Unaccredited Orthopaedic Registrar
  4. 1 year of experience as Unaccredited Orthopaedic Registrar
  5. Less than 6 months of experience as Unaccredited Orthopaedic Registrar
  6. Non-Orthopaedic Registrar Experience Only
  7. No Registrar Experience

2022 Match Resources – Archived

(Prior Match resources for reference only – subject to change)