Alfred Health is a member of the Bayside - Peninsula Consortium.
In addition to rotations within Alfred Health, BPT 2/3 rotations include Frankston Hospital, Goulburn Valley Health, Mildura Base Hospital, and Calvary Health Care, Bethlehem.
The Alfred is recognised as a Level III training hospital by the RACP, and therefore all 36 months of basic training can be undertaken within its rotations.
Alfred Health boasts a high success rate in both the written and clinical FRACP exams and there is commitment by senior staff to support registrars through the exam process.
Rotations are tailored around exam / course times so candidates are local during exam preparation time.
Advanced training in General Medicine and most subspecialties can be undertaken at Alfred Health.
What do we look for in a potential Alfred Health employee?
We are looking for candidates who display the criteria below:
An interest and desire to train at Alfred Health;
Evidence of the ability to work within a team;
A holistic approach to patient care with appreciation of the multidisciplinary
and interdisciplinary nature of patient care;
Well developed interpersonal skills;
Maturity evidenced through leadership roles or other activities (including non-medical);
Good theoretical knowledge;
Evidence of interest in academic pursuits including research.
What should I include in my Alfred Health application?
Your Curriculum Vitae: Must include the following information:
Employment history - hospital/s, dates;
A history of clinical rotations including rotations planned to end of current clinical year;
Research / Presentations / Publications;
Academic history including prizes, awards;
College registration status.
Your Cover Letter: Should include the following information:
Motivation / reasons for applying to Alfred Health;
Particular skills and attributes you feel you would bring to the position and how you feel they relate to the skills and attributes of a good HMO;
Long term professional goals;
Can be addressed to Ms A Nielsen, Operations Manager, Medical Workforce Unit, The Alfred.
What about referees?
Your referee reports will be provided to the PMCV and we will access them from there.
References should be from clinical rotations undertaken within the past 24 months.
Referees should be consultant clinicians who have supervised your practice (preferably covering separate rotations).
How is your application assessed and ranked?
All HMO applications are assessed by a panel for eligibility.
The panel considers:
1. Curriculum Vitae Information and Cover letter
Academic & Scholarly pursuits
Communication/Teamwork & Maturity
Interest in Alfred Health
Knowledge of Alfred Health ie. how a candidate fits with the working culture
2. Referee Ratings and Comments
Selected candidates will be interviewed by an interview /selection panel.
The combination of initial assessment score plus interview outcome will determine the final ranking.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE TO
BOTH THE PMCV AND ALFRED HEALTH
Bayside-Peninsula Consortium: http://www.consortiumbp.org.au/joomla/
A/Prof Anne Powell
A/Prof Laila Rotstein