2019 General Medicine Advanced Trainee Positions In Geelong And Western Victoria Rural Training Hub

Barwon Health

Geelong, VIC

Posted 12/7/2018

About Barwon Health

Working for Barwon Health means you are working for an organisation that has a clear strategic direction. Barwon Health’s Vision is to work with the community to build healthy lives, inspired by world class standards. With our consumers at the forefront through Education and Research our aim is to be at the pinnacle of health care and we can only achieve this with our staff being at their best.

We are an award winning regional health provider and Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals (The University Hospital Geelong) in the state. We serve the Barwon South West region with over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 6,500 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.

About the Culture

You will work with innovative teams who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

We believe that working at Barwon Health is joining a culture where people strive to work to the full extent of their qualification, capability and experience with a working environment that enables this to happen.

You will work in a JMO culture where 80-89% of Interns, Residents and Registrars believe Barwon Health is:

“A Truly Great Place to Work. Barwon Health Staff Engagement Survey, 2015. Best Practise Australia Pty Ltd.

About the role

The Department of General Medicine at Barwon Health provides advanced physician training positions in General Medicine in partnership with other regional centres. We pride ourselves on being able to offer customised training which is ideally suited to future practice in regional and rural areas.

Our advanced physician training program offers high quality six-month (and occasionally 12 month) specialty rotations. University Hospital Geelong (UHG), in conjunction with Ballarat Base Hospital (BBH) and South West Health Care (SWHC) in Warrnambool form the Western Victoria Regional training hub. Through this collaboration we are able to offer rotations at all three sites and can enable trainees to complete all of their advanced physician training in Western Victoria.
Rotations include: 
• Senior medical registrar, UHG 
• Intensive care, UHG 
• Cardiology, UHG 
• Infectious Diseases, BBH
• Respiratory medicine, BBH
• Nephrology, BBH
• Neurology, BBH
• Gastroenterology, UHG and BBH
• General Medicine, SWHC
Rotations such as Palliative Care and Geriatrics are also sometimes available at UHG.

Barwon Health staff benefits

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken. Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

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