Position Details


Reference Number 158623
Position Title 2020 Medical Interns (42 positions)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location Multiple Locations
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 3192
Position Summary
  • Gain exposure in a high pressure environment whilst exploring your potential
  • Build your career whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work life balance
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

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 21 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 currently seeking 42 motivated Medical Interns to build their career at Barwon Health. As an intern you will provide effective supervised day to day clinical management of both ambulatory and admitted patients, residents and clients within Barwon Health whilst fulfilling Medical Board of Australia pre-registration training requirements.

As the intern, it is essential that you provide:

  • Highest quality patient centred care
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Manage information accordingly
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Practice in accordance with the National Safety and Quality Standard

Become part of our passionate, committed and highly competent workforce. Apply today!

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated organisation that takes pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health’s diverse medical unit provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in our specialist areas.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is 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: Do you expect to possess a Medical Degree (MBBS) or equivalent from an Australian or New Zealand University at the end of 2019.
Essential: Respond to the following question in 300-400 words maximum: Tell us about a time when you were working as part of an inter-professional team where you were advocating for the best possible outcome for your patient. Describe what you did. What was the outcome?
Essential: Please respond to the following question in 300-400 words maximum. You are due to finish a shift at 9.30pm. Your colleague is due to replace you for the evening shift but has not turned up for work. You have a social commitment with your partner starting at 9.45pm. What do you do in this scenerio?
Essential: Please respond to the following question in 300-400 words maximum. You're working on ward X and notice that on most days a patient continuously falls. What would you do and what actions do you believe you need to take?
Desirable: Are you eligible for the 2020 Post Graduate Council Victoria (PMCV) Intern Computer Match?
Essential: Tell us about a time you have gone the extra mile to take responsibility for a patient's health?
Contact Person Tracy Thomason 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 0893 
Contact Email tthoma@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Anthony Wong 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1269 
Closing Date 07/06/2019
Position Description
File name 
2020 Intern PD.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.