Position Details

Reference Number 170966
Position Title 2022 General Medicine Advanced Trainee Positions - Geelong & Western Victoria Rural Training Hub
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 774
Position Summary

Barwon Doctors

  • Provide best care, every person, every day, so that everyone feels better
  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best
  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Part of a Team

The Barwon Health network is Victoria's largest Internal Medicine service outside of Melbourne with a broad range of subspecialty support. There are over 1000 beds across the network, with 6500 general medical admissions per year in addition to sub-specialty admissions. The Barwon Physician Training team support approximately 55 Basic Physician Trainees (BPT's) through BPT1-BPT3 with a comprehensive program to ensure successful completion of all BPT requirements before commencing as an Advanced Physician Trainee (APT). The network also supports 34 specialist APT's and 7 General and Acute Medicine APT's.

Trainees have the opportunity to live and work on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, with options to rotate to other regional centres such as Warrnambool, Hamilton, Ballarat and Werribee. Wave goodbye to traffic jams and roadworks, and say hello to wineries, beaches and national parks. You can do all this while enjoying the benefits of a boutique but substantial and successful physician training program with all the supports.

Barwon Health also has significant academic interests with a local and active clinical trials unit and university links for future academic pursuits such as an MD or PhD.

About the Role

  • RACP approved program
  • Opportunity to rotate through 14 Physician specialties
  • Core general Medicine rotations offered
  • Limited exposure to non-core Basic Physician Training rotations
  • Supervision by experienced General, Specialist and Dual-trained Physicians
  • Support and teaching from a cohesive, dedicated and experienced Physician Training Team
  • Enjoy the benefits of training team that has achieved high success in both written and clinical RACP exams
  • A high proportion of our BPT's are successful in obtaining an advanced training position

Download our position description from Barwon Health Careers and read all about specifics of the role. Alternatively if you wish to speak directly to the Clinical Head of Unit or Director of Medical Workforce the contact details can be found at Barwon Health Careers.

If you have the qualifications and aptitude along with excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to improving patient care, this may be the role for you!

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registration as a medical practitioner in Victoria, either general or specific linked to a specific professional college training program
Essential: More than 4 years of demonstrated postgraduate experience in internal medicine, or critical care and emergency training
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to medical education and ability to teach medical students, interns and HMOs.
Desirable: Successful completion of RACP examinations
Desirable: Intention to train to become a physician, who will continue to apply skills in their future career
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Dr Cameron Jeremiah 
Contact Person Job Title Director Physician Training 
Contact Number 03 4215 0643 
Contact Email cameron.jeremiah@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Alexandra Townsend 
Alternate Contact Number 03 4215 0643 
Alternate Contact Email Alexandra.Townsend@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 14/11/2021
Position Description
File name 
Advanced Trainee General Medicine Position Description 2022.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.