VRGP Emergency - Bairnsdale Regional Health or Latrobe Regional Hospital or West Gippsland Healthcare

Region: Gippsland

Stream title: VRGP Emergency, Bairnsdale RH or Latrobe RH or West Gippsland Healthcare

Speciality: Emergency Medicine

Health Service Primary location: This is a single position avaialable at any of the listed health services. The successful candidate will determine the location of this post.

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: ACRRM only

Contact details:

Position descriptions:

Role/experience to be gained: The Emergency Medicine Advanced Skills Training post provides GPs and registrars with the skills, knowledge and confidence to provide quality emergency medicine in rural and remote communities with a high degree of autonomy.

Website links:

Additional statements:

  • 12 months full time or part time
  • Position requires shift work and weekends

VRGP Emergency - Ballarat Health Service

Region: Grampians

Stream title: VRGP Emergency Medicine - Ballarat

Discipline: Emergency Medicine

Health Service Primary location: Ballarat Health Service

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 2

Contact name: Emergency Department Administration – Naomi or Lisa

Contact email: EmergencyAdministration@bhs.org.au

Position description: VRGP Emergency Medicine - Ballarat

Role/experience to be gained:

We are seeking dynamic candidates to join the team in an increasingly busy department. The department sees over 60,000 patients per year with approximately 25% paediatric presentation rate and a growing admission rate of 24-25%. A 12 bed Short Stay Unit is also managed by ED.

The department has a culture of supervision and support for junior medical staff. This includes proactive training for HMO and Registrar groups, protected weekly training sessions, multi-disciplinary M&M and a responsive positive feedback program.

We are looking for doctors who have a team focus, exceptional communication skills and a desire to learn emergency medicine skills in a regional setting. The department places a high priority on patient centred care and a supportive team environment.

Website link: www.bhs.org.au

Additional statements: Nil

VRGP Emergency - Bendigo Health/Echuca Regional Health

Region: Loddon Mallee

Stream title: VRGP Emergency – Bendigo and Echuca

Speciality: Emergency

Health Service Primary location: Bendigo Health- 6 months

Secondary location: Echuca- 6 Months

This position is based 6 months at Bendigo Health and 6 months at Echuca Regional Health

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Hannah Cole

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

Position description: VRGP Emergency – Bendigo and Echuca

Role/experience to be gained:

  • The appropriate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of all patients presenting to the emergency department
  • The supervision of more junior staff in the absence of a director of Emergency being available
  • Communication with referring medical practitioners regarding patient care
  • Involvement and attendance in postgraduate education

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

Additional statements:

  • Must Have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies
  • Night Shift is an integral aspect of this role
  • May need driver’s license and car as area may require travel

VRGP Emergency - Echuca Regional Health/Bendigo Health

Region: Loddon Mallee

Stream title: VRGP Emergency – Echuca and Bendigo

Speciality: Emergency

Health Service Primary location: Echuca - 6 Months

Secondary location: Bendigo Health- 6 months

This position is based 6 months at Echuca Regional Health and 6 months at Bendigo Health

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Hannah Cole

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

Position description: VRGP Emergency – Echuca and Bendigo

Role/experience to be gained:

  • The appropriate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of all patients presenting to the emergency department
  • The supervision of more junior staff in the absence of a director of Emergency being available
  • Communication with referring medical practitioners regarding patient care
  • Involvement and attendance in postgraduate education

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

Additional statements:

  • Must Have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies
  • Night Shift is an integral aspect of this role
  • May need driver’s license and car as area may require travel

VRGP Emergency - North East Health Wangaratta

Region: Hume

Stream title: VRGP Emergency Medicine – Northeast Health Wangaratta

Speciality: Emergency Medicine

Health Service Primary location: Northeast Health Wangaratta

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Ms Joelene Mitchell

Contact email: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

Position description: VRGP Emergency Medicine – Northeast Health Wangaratta

Role/experience to be gained: Rural Generalists develop skills in Emergency Medicine during their training, however the RG Advanced Skills Training position expands those skills and provides tailored education, training and supervision to support trainees to practice emergency medicine safely in rural and remote communities.

Website link: www.northeasthealth.org.au

Additional statements:

  • Part Time Training may be considered on a case by case basis
  • Position requires shift work and weekends
  • 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.
  • 12 Months Full Time