VRGP Adult Internal Medicine - Albury Wodonga Health

Region: Hume

Stream title: Adult Internal Medicine - Albury Wodonga Health

Speciality: VRGP Adult Internal Medicine

Health Service Primary location: Albury Wodonga Health

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation:RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP AIM Curriculum | ACRRM AIM AST Curriculum

Pre-requisites: Both ACRRM and RACGP recommend a minimal level of training experience prior to completing this post. Please see the relevant college curriculum for this positions for details of these recommendations. The VRGP encourages all applicants to work closely with their training provider to plan the best training pathway for their individual circumstances.

Contact name: Dr Hannah Mahoney, Director Medical Workforce

Contact email: medicalworkforceunit@awh.org.au

Position description: Coming soon

Role/experience to be gained: Coming soon

Website link: https://www.awh.org.au| Albury Wodonga Health (mercury.com.au)

Additional statements: The following are requirements for the position:

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies

VRGP Adult Internal Medicine - Grampians Health Ballarat

Region: Grampians

Stream title: Adult Internal Medicine - Grampians Health Ballarat

Speciality: VRGP Adult Internal Medicine

Health Service Primary location: Grampians Health Ballarat

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation:RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP AIM Curriculum | ACRRM AIM AST Curriculum

Pre-requisites: Both ACRRM and RACGP recommend a minimal level of training experience prior to completing this post. Please see the relevant college curriculum for this positions for details of these recommendations. The VRGP encourages all applicants to work closely with their training provider to plan the best training pathway for their individual circumstances.

Contact name: Natasha Clarke

Contact email: medwork@bhs.org.au

Position description: Coming soon

Role/experience to be gained: Adult Internal Medicine (AIM) is an important specialty area for rural and remote General Practitioners. At completion of training, Rural Generalists with Advanced skills in AIM

Website link: Medical Careers - Ballarat Health Service (bhs.org.au)

Additional statements: The following are requirements for the position:

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies

VRGP Adult Internal Medicine (sub-speciality in Geriatrics) - Grampians Health Ballarat

Region: Grampians

Stream title: Adult Internal Medicine - (sub-speciality in Geriatrics) - Grampians Health Ballarat

Speciality: VRGP Adult Internal Medicine

Health Service Primary location: Grampians Health Ballarat

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation:RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP AIM Curriculum | ACRRM AIM AST Curriculum

Pre-requisites: Both ACRRM and RACGP recommend a minimal level of training experience prior to completing this post. Please see the relevant college curriculum for this positions for details of these recommendations. The VRGP encourages all applicants to work closely with their training provider to plan the best training pathway for their individual circumstances.

Contact name: Natasha Clarke

Contact email: medwork@bhs.org.au

Position description: VRGP Geriatrics PD - Grampians Health Ballarat

Role/experience to be gained: The Rural Generalist Geriatrics Registrar is expected to gain exposure to a breadth of clinical experience, obtain experience in patient care, and be involved in training and educational activities to develop their knowledge and understanding, and skills and attitudes in the practice of Geriatric Medicine.

Website link: Medical Careers - Ballarat Health Service (bhs.org.au)

Additional statements: The following are requirements for the position:

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies
  • This post is pending accreditation

VRGP Mental Health - Bendigo Health

Region: Loddon Mallee

Stream title: Mental Health – Bendigo

Speciality: VRGP Mental Health

Health Service Primary location: Bendigo Health

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP Advanced Rural Skills Training – Curriculum for Mental Health | ACRRM Advanced Specialised Training – Mental Health

Pre-requisite: RACGP registrars - it is mandatory to have completed at least 6 months of general practice training in a rural setting prior to undertaking this position

Contact name: Hannah Cole

Contact email: hannah.cole@bendigohealth.org.au

Position description: VRGP Mental Health – Bendigo

Role/experience to be gained: The Mental Health Advanced Skills Training provides Rural Generalists with the skills, knowledge and confidence to effectively care for patients with a range of mental health issues in environments where face-to-face support from other professionals is often limited.

Website link: www.bendigohealth.org.au | www.bendigohealth.org.au/gpregistrars

Additional statements:

  • 12 months full time or part time
  • Candidates must complete a General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) approved Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training as part of the post.
  • Position requires shift work and weekends
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies

VRGP Mental Health - Latrobe Regional Hospital

Region: Gippsland

Stream title: Mental Health - Latrobe

Speciality: VRGP Mental Health

Health Service Primary location: Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon

Secondary location, if applicable: Community mental health in an area where the RG trainee plans on working/living once Fellowed

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP Advanced Rural Skills Training – Curriculum for Mental Health | ACRRM Advanced Specialised Training – Mental Health

Pre-requisite: RACGP registrars - it is mandatory to have completed at least 6 months of general practice training in a rural setting prior to undertaking this position

Contact name: Dr Stuart Thomas, Consultant Psychiatrist and Director of Training (Psychiatry)

Contact email: Stomas@lrh.com.au

Position description: VRGP Mental Health, Latrobe PD

Role/experience to be gained: The Mental Health Advanced Skills Training provides Rural Generalists with the skills, knowledge and confidence to effectively care for patients with a range of mental health issues in environments where face-to-face support from other professionals is often limited.

Website link: www.lrh.com.au

Additional statements:

  • 12 months full time or part time
  • Candidates must complete a General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) approved Focussed Psychological Strategies Skills Training as part of the post.
  • Position requires shift work and weekends
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies

VRGP Palliative Care - Grampians Health Ballarat

Region: Grampians

Stream title: Palliative Care - Grampians Health Ballarat

Speciality: VRGP Palliative Care

Health Service Primary location: Grampians Health Ballarat

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 2

College Accreditation:RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP Advanced Rural Skills Training – Curriculum for Palliative Care| ACRRM Advanced Specialised Training – Palliative Care

Pre-requisites: Both ACRRM and RACGP recommend a minimal level of training experience prior to completing this post. Please see the relevant college curriculum for this positions for details of these recommendations. The VRGP encourages all applicants to work closely with their training provider to plan the best training pathway for their individual circumstances.

Contact name: Natasha Clarke

Contact email: medwork@bhs.org.au

Position description: VRGP Palliative Care - Ballarat

Role/experience to be gained: Palliative Care is an important specialty area for rural and remote General Practitioners. As growth in older populations continues to rise the end-of-life care needs of communities is increasing.

At completion of training, Rural Generalists with Advanced skills in Palliative Care are able to provide both inpatient and community-based Palliative Care services to their communities.

Website link: Medical Careers - Ballarat Health Service (bhs.org.au)

Additional statements:

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies

VRGP Palliative Care - Goulburn Valley Health

Region: Hume

Stream title: Palliative Care - Goulburn Valley

Speciality: VRGP Palliative Care

Health Service Primary location: Goulburn Valley

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation:RACGP & ACRRM

Curriculum: RACGP Advanced Rural Skills Training – Curriculum for Palliative Care| ACRRM Advanced Specialised Training – Palliative Care

Pre-requisite: Both ACRRM and RACGP recommend a minimal level of training experience prior to completing this post. Please see the relevant college curriculum for this positions for details of these recommendations. The VRGP encourages all applicants to work closely with their training provider to plan the best training pathway for their individual circumstances.

Contact name: Carla Jewell

Contact email: dlmedadmin@gvhealth.org.au

Position description: Coming soon

Role/experience to be gained: Palliative Care is an important specialty area for rural and remote General Practitioners. As growth in older populations continues to rise the end-of-life care needs of communities is increasing.

At completion of training, Rural Generalists with Advanced skills in Palliative Care are able to provide both inpatient and community-based Palliative Care services to their communities. Both RACGP and ACRRM recommend that trainees undertaking this advanced skill also obtain the RACP Diploma in Palliative Care.

Website link: http://www.gvhealth.org.au/careers/medical-employment-and-education/

Additional statements:

  • 12 months Full Time
  • In addition to RG Trainees, General practitioners (GPs) looking to build, refresh or develop more specialised and/or a broader range of emergency medicine skills and knowledge to meet the needs of their rural or remote community are encouraged to apply.
  • RGA Palliative Care Trainee will require current drivers license (Class C)
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Immunisations
  • National Police Check
  • Registration with Professional Bodies