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 - Barwon Health

Region: Barwon South West

Stream title: Paediatrics, Barwon Health

Speciality: VRGP Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Barwon Health, Geelong

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Pre-requisites: 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: Karen Hamon

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

Position description: South West Healthcare Obstetrics

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: Must have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies.

VRGP Paediatrics - Grampians Health Ballarat

Region: Grampians

Stream title: VRGPPaediatrics - Grampians Health Ballarat

Speciality: VRGP Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Grampians Health Ballarat

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Pre-requisites: 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 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:

  • 12 months full time or part time
  • Position requires shift work and weekends
  • Must have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies.

VRGP Paediatrics - Mildura Base Public Hospital

Region: Loddon Mallee

Stream title: VRGP Paediatrics – Mildura Base Public Hospital

Speciality: VRGP Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Mildura Base Public Hospital

Secondary location, if applicable: Nil

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Pre-requisites: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: 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:

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

Health Service Primary location: Northeast Health Wangaratta

Secondary location, if applicable: N/A

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Pre-requisites: 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: Rowena Gould

Contact email: medicalworforce@nhw.org.au

Position description: VRGP Paediatrics – Northeast Health Wangaratta - Coming soon

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.
  • Must have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies.

VRGP Paediatrics - Barwon Health/Portland District Health

Region: Barwon South West

Stream title: Paediatrics -Barwon Health/Portland District Health

Speciality: VRGP Paediatrics

Health Service Primary location: Barwon Health, Geelong - 6 months

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

Number of positions available: 1

College Accreditation: RACGP & ACRRM

Pre-requisites: 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 details: Karen Hamon | Jess Mayne (PDH)

Contact emails: Karen.hamon@barwonhealth.org.au | medicaladmin.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au

Position description:

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

Additional statements:

  • 12 months full time or part time
  • Position requires shift work and weekends
  • Must have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies.


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

Pre-requisites: 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: Lisa McStay, Administration Officer – Medical Administration

Contact email: lisa.mcstay@wghg.com.au | medical.workforce@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
  • Position requires shift work and weekends
  • Must have a Working with Children’s Check, Immunisations, National Police Check, Registration with Professional Bodies.