Position Details


Reference Number 162353
Position Title 2021 General Medicine Advanced Trainee Positions in 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
  • Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects
  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from public transport and staff car parking

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  2021 General Medicine Advanced Trainee Positions in Geelong & Western Victoria Rural Training Hub. As the Advanced Trainee within General Medicine 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 include but are not limited to:

  • Providing clinical services to the clinical unit of varying acuity and conditions and to ensure the management and discharge of these patients is appropriate, timely and clearly documented.
  • Following the directives of and in conjunction with supervising medical staff, ensure that resources are used appropriately and efficiently in the management of patients under their care to ensure quality patient care is attained and maintained
  • Supervising and supporting HMOs attached to the clinical unit, including provision of guidance in patient care, teaching and assistance with completion of discharge summaries and discharge prescriptions.
  • Developing professional rapport with patients and their relatives

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.

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
Contact Person A/Prof Deborah Friedman 
Contact Person Job Title Director Physician Training 
Contact Number (03) 4215 0643 
Contact Email deborahf@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Alexandra Townsend 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 0643 
Alternate Contact Email alexandra.townsend@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 11/09/2020
Position Description
File name 
Advanced Trainee General Medicine 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.