Position Details
Reference Number 24388
Position Title Advanced Rural Skills GP Registrar Aged Care 2019
Employment Type Full time - fixed term
Division Acute Health
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification:  HM25

EBA:  AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification:  HM30

Hours per fortnight 86
Position Summary

Title: Aged Care Advanced Rural Skills GP Registrar

Department: Aged Care

Classification: HM25-HM30
Salary: applicable to classification

Hours: up to 86 per fortnight depending on classification
Status: Full-time, fixed term, 6 or 12 month terms.

Period of Employment: 4 February 2019 - 2 February 2020

This GP Registrar position is an Aged Care advanced training course accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).  The post is fulltime for either 6 or 12 months.

The Special advanced skills that would be gained by a Registrar or Fellowed GP undertaking this post which would add value to holistic patient care, improve quality of life, reduce hospital admissions and facilitate patients being able to reside in their own home include:

  • Palliative care, not only for people with cancer, but those with end stage respiratory, cardiac and renal disease
  • Chronic disease management
  • Chronic pain management and rehabilitation
  • Assessment of patient with acute deterioration in aged care facilities, to enable management within the facility to avoid unnecessary and traumatic transfer to emergency department.
  • Liaison with GPs
  • Residential in Reach
  • Transition Care Program and Restorative Care
  • Assessment and management of cognitive decline including dementia

Bendigo Health is the regional referral and trauma center for a region that extends from Woodend to southern NSW and is committed to delivering world class healthcare to our community.

There is emphasis on a practical, hands on approach to junior doctor training and we aim to foster excellent clinical exposure across a range of specialties. 

Bendigo Health is seeking motivated staff to help the organization progress excellence in clinical care as we transition to our new exciting hospital. 

For further information on the role please refer to the position description
Applicants must be a registered Australian GP Trainee - For GP careers enquiries please contact Murray City Country GP Training on 1300 622 247
Applications are to be submitted online and should be addressed to HMO Support
Shortlisting and Interviews will be conducted within 2 weeks of the closing of this advertisement

Selection Criteria
01.Must be successful in being accepted as an Australian GP Trainee Registrar and have enrolled with MCCC before applying

02.Minimum of PGY3 at commencement of training year preferred but not essential

03.Must hold General Registration with AHPRA prior to commencing employment

04.Demonstrated commitment to rural practice and rural communities

05.Demonstrated appropriate level experience and skills in the medical assessment and clinical management of patients

06.Thorough understanding of the relevant legislation pertaining to Medical Officers
Contact Person HMO Support
Contact Number (03) 5454 7556
Contact Email hmosupport@bendigohealth.org.au
Closing Date 22/05/2018
Position Description
Aged Care GP Position 2019.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.