Position Details

Reference Number 142250
Position Title 2017 Psychiatry Registrars (26 positions)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Community Health & Rehab Operating
Location Multiple Locations
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 2236
Position Summary

Barwon Health, based in Geelong and one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, is seeking exceptional medical practitioners to join us as Psychiatry Trainees and advanced Trainees from February 2017.

We welcome applications from doctors wishing to commence psychiatry training and current trainees transferring from other areas. Successful applicants will join a cohort of 26 psychiatry registrars at Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Warrnambool, Werribee and at Forensicare, currently completing accredited psychiatry training with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

More information about our comprehensive psychiatry program at Barwon Health is available here: http://www.barwonhealth.org.au/psychiatry-training

1st Year Trainees

We are seeking four first year trainees to join us in 2017. Successful trainees will be immersed in a positive, engaged culture where Registrars are challenged and supported to become exceptional Psychiatrists. We have very high exam success rates, and expect to guide you to completion of RANZCP training in the minimum five years. We provide an extensive variety of core and non-core RANZCP training rotations, all of which are supervised by accredited RANZCP Consultant Psychiatrist Supervisors. We are also passionate about education and research, with a strong connection with Deakin University School of Medicine and the Deakin University Psychiatric Research Unit (IMPACT Strategic Research Centre: https://goo.gl/j9i8Oq)

Transferring Trainees

We also accept a limited number of Trainees each year wishing to transfer their RANZCP training. Trainees wishing to transfer into our program must submit their RANZCP college training transcript with their application.

General information for applicants

Please submit all applications online including a detailed covering letter. All candidates not currently with Barwon Health Psychiatry Training must complete this online short survey. http://goo.gl/ZcAKmR

All applicants must be available to attend an interview in person.

All applicants must have general medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA). Applicants who have been accepted for training by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or who are current Trainees will be given preference.

We will consider applications from candidates overseas seeking specified Specialist Training (see http://www.ranzcp.org/Pre-Fellowship/Overseas-specialists/Specified-Training.aspx).

We are not currently accepting exemption candidates unless you are transferring from an existing placement. Other overseas candidates following the AMC exam pathway will not be considered unless they fulfil the requirements for entry into training with RANZCP and have applied for entry into training to commence February 2017.

Barwon Health’s services are underpinned by the five core values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. The successful application would be expected to embrace these core values both personally and in their work with staff, students, patients and families. Individuals considering applying are encouraged to refer to the Barwon Health Strategic Plan (www.barwonhealthstrategicplan.org.au) as the successful candidate will be expected to engage with the plan and assist with its implementation and ongoing development.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you demonstrate a significant prevocational postgraduate intention to pursue a career Mental Health?
Essential: Can you demonstrate an adaptable and flexible approach in order to meet changing situations?
Essential: Do you possess experience directing or being part of a multidisciplinary team?
Essential: Have you completed at least one postgraduate year?
Essential: Do you possess general registration as a medical practitioner in Australia?
Contact Person Dr Steve Moylan 
Contact Person Job Title Local Hospital Coordinator of RANZCP training 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2512 
Contact Email stevenm@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person A/Prof Richard Harvey  
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 2515 
Closing Date 15/08/2016
Position Description
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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.