Curriculum

It is recommended by both RACGP and ACRRM that trainees completing Advanced training in Paediatrics also undertake the Sydney Child Health Program.

VRGP Paediatrics - Ballarat Health Service

Region: Grampians

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics - Ballarat Health Service

Speciality: Emergency Medicine

Health Service Primary location: Ballarat Health Service

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Natasha Clarke

Contact email: medwork@bhs.org.au

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics - Ballarat Health Service

Role/experience to be gained: Ballarat Health Services has a 20-bed Paediatric & Adolescent Unit and a 10-bed Level 4 Special Care Nursery. We also operate a Paediatric Day Medical Unit (embedded within the Paediatric Ward) and non-complex general, orthopaedic and ENT surgical services for children. We have 24-hour on-site staffing from Paediatric Residents and Registrars, as well as 24-hour on call Paediatric consultant staffing provided by nine Paediatric VMO specialists, as well as extensive public and private paediatric outpatient services.

Successful applicants will work on a rotating roster alongside four other Paediatric Advanced trainees, with broad exposure to both inpatient and outpatient paediatric and neonatal medicine.

Ballarat is a vibrant town of 100,000 people that offers a growing range of restaurants, cultural activities and great schools. It is situated for the best of both worlds - a rural

lifestyle with close proximity to Melbourne (90 minutes) and many beaches. We are located near Victoria’s spa towns, lovely wine country and many hiking options.

Website link: www.bhs.mercury.com.au

Additional statements: Nil

VRGP Paediatrics - Barwon Health

Region: Barwon South West

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics, Barwon Health

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Barwon Health, Geelong

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Karen Hamon

Contact email: Karen.Hamon@barwonhealth.org.au

Position description: Position description is currently unavailable

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

Website link: www.barwonhealth.org.au

Additional statements: Nil

VRGP Paediatrics - Bendigo Health

Region: Loddon Mallee

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics – Bendigo

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Bendigo Health

Secondary location: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP and ACRRM

Contact name: Hannah Cole

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

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics – Bendigo

Role/experience to be gained:

  • Video- conferencing virtual ward rounds for smaller hospitals in the Loddon Mallee Region where neonates or children are admitted and cared for by VMO GP by GPs with Advanced paediatric skills
  • Formalised shared care oncology model with Monash Children’s and the Royal Children hospital
  • Collaboration with clinical school of Monash University and are active
  • Management of down to 32 weeks gestation
  • We are ready to access MRI and nuclear medicine
  • We have strong links with Bendigo Community Health Service

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. This position will require a driver’s license.

VRGP Paediatrics - Mildura Base Hospital

Region: Loddon Mallee

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics – Mildura

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Mildura Base Public Hospital

Secondary location, if applicable: Nil

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Teresa Boylan-Kelly

Contact email: TBoylan-Kelly@mbph.org.au

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics – Mildura

Role/experience to be gained:

  • High Quality comprehensive care to neo nates and paediatric inpatients
  • Providing appropriate advice to GPs, doctors in ED and other allied Health professionals
  • Ward cover support and supervision of residents and medical students in the paediatric ward
  • Actively involved in Education and Training
  • Conduct clinic in specialist clinic 2 x session per week
  • Conduct outreach clinic to rural health services, ie Ouyen, Robinvale etc

Website link: www.mbph.org.au

Additional statements: Must Have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies. This position will require a driver’s license

VRGP Paediatrics - Northeast Health Wangaratta

Region: Hume

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics – Northeast Health Wangaratta

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Northeast Health Wangaratta

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Ms Joelene Mitchell

Contact email: medicalworforce@nhw.org.au

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics – Northeast Health Wangaratta

Role/experience to be gained:

Trainees undertaking advanced specialised training in paediatrics will work within a multidisciplinary team structure to develop skills to diagnose and manage a wide range of paediatric conditions.

At completion of training, trainees will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to deal with the acute and non-acute childhood and adolescent presentations, as well as parental concerns.

Website links: www.northeasthealth.org.au | www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs

Additional statements:

  • 12 months Full Time
  • Position participates on the Paediatric Registrar on call roster and includes 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.

VRGP Paediatrics - South West Healthcare Warrnambool

Region: Barwon South West

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics, South West Health Care

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: South West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Secondary location, if applicable: Nil

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Paula Conlan

Contact email: pconlan@swh.net.au

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics, South West Health Care

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

Website link: www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/career-volunteers | www.jobs.careers.vic.gov.au

Additional statements: Nil

VRGP Paediatrics - West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Region: Gippsland

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics, West Gippsland

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: West Gippsland Healthcare Group, Warragul

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact name: Miki Marshall, HR Consultant, Human Resources

Contact email: Miki.Marshall@wghg.com.au

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics, West Gippsland

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

Website link: www.wghg.com.au

Additional statements: 12 months full time or part time

VRGP Paediatrics - Portland District Health/South West Healthcare

Region: Barwon South West

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics, South West Health Care/Portland District Health

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Portland District Health, Portland - 6 months

Secondary location: South West Healthcare, Warrnambool - 6 months

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact details:
Paula Conlan | pconlan@swh.net.au
Leah Sandeman | medicaladmin.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au

Position description: Position description is currently unavailable

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

Website link: www.pdh.net.au | www.jobs.careers.vic.gov.au

Additional statements: Need to have a drivers license

VRGP Paediatrics - South West Healthcare/Portland District Health

Region: Barwon South West

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics -South West Health Care/Portland District Health

Speciality: Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: South West Healthcare, Warrnambool - 6 months

Secondary location, if applicable: Portland District Health, Portland - 6 months

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Contact details:
South West Healthcare - Paula Conlan | pconlan@swh.net.au

Portland District Health - Leah Sandeman | medicaladmin.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au

    Position description: Position description is currently unavailable

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

    Email link: www.jobs.careers.vic.gov.au | www.pdh.net.au