Position Details

Reference Number 162419
Position Title 2021 Geriatrics Registrar
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Aged Care
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 430
Position Summary
  • Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects
  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment
  • Career exposure within one of Victoria’s largest regional healthcare services

About the facility  

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, Geelong is becoming recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising. The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region.

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 24 key locations throughout the region.

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

About the role 

Barwon Health are now recruiting for Geriatrics Accredited Registrars/Advanced trainees for 2021. As the Geriatrics Accredited Registrars/Advanced trainees you will be required to provide effective supervised day to day clinical management of both ambulatory and admitted patients, whilst fulfilling Medical Board of Victoria pre-registration training requirements. 

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Attending to patients of varying acuity and condition and to ensure the assessment and management of these patients is appropriate, timely and clearly documented.
  • Prioritising treatment of multiple patients simultaneously according to urgency of conditions
  • Formulating and executing appropriate management plans for patients Recognise personal limitations with an ability to judge when to seek advice and/or assistance
  • Involving supervising consultants as appropriate to ensure quality patient care is attained and maintained.

Please ensure that you have also submitted an application via PMCV: https://allocations.pmcv.com.au/login

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, 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 and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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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: Completion of a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (or equivalent) either in Australia or if at an overseas university, completed both parts of the Australian Medical Council (AMC) exams.
Essential: Applicants must be registered or eligible with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA).
Essential: Completion of RACP Basic Physician Training (including completion of both written and clinical exams) and be eligible to enter advanced training in Geriatric Medicine.
Essential: Register with RACP advanced training in Geriatric Medicine matching service. Barwon Health is participating in the Centralised Match for Advanced Training in Victoria
Essential: An intention to train to become a Consultant Geriatrician
Essential: Have you applied via the PMCV website?
Contact Person Associate Professor Rob Malon 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5562 
Contact Email rob.malon@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 01/08/2021
Position Description
File name 
Geriatric Medicine Advanced Trainee Position Description 2021.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.