General Medicine APT
Applications close 14 August 2016.
Advanced Training Positions in General Medicine
14 positions (including 1 as Principal Registrar)
The General Medical Unit at The Alfred is a dynamic well supported unit with an education and research focus. These highly regarded positions provide experience in the care of patients with multi-system diseases, Peri-Operative experience in Surgery and Trauma Medicine, MET call experience, inpatient care, including acute management and streaming from the emergency department, and outpatient care experience, under the supervision of senior clinicians many with sub-specialty interests. Due to ongoing projects in improving the quality and safety of inpatient care, there may be an increase in the number of training positions for the year 2017, with involvement of GenMed APTs in clinical leadership roles after hours.
Sub-specialty rotations include six monthly rotations in Respiratory Medicine (AirMed, Alfred), Intensive Care Medicine (Cabrini), Cardiology (Alfred), Neurology and Endocrine combined rotation, and Cardiology (Mildura three to six month rotation, with experience in electrocardiography and echocardiography reporting). External rotations include six months of General Medicine at Cabrini Malvern.
Successful applicants will be allocated clinical rotations based on RACP requirements, and preferences where possible. Successful applicants may also attend a sub-specialty clinic of interest and contribute to clinical research projects, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and professional development programs.
Rotations are designed to meet the RACP PREP Advanced Training curriculum in General and Acute Care Medicine.
Principal Registrar (1 position)
This leadership position includes 0.5EFT experience in General Medicine clinics, Clinical Pharmacology and specialty clinics. The successful applicant may also attend a sub-specialty clinic of interest. The position also incorporates 0.5EFT in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, assisting the DPEs in coordinating the FRACP clinical and written exam preparation, as well as clinical and educational research opportunities.
For more information, contact:
A/Prof Harvey Newnham
Director of General Medicine
(03) 9903 0198
Adjunct Clinical A/Prof Laila Rotstein
Director of Advanced Physician Training
(03) 9903 0799
Dr Ar Kar Aung
Advance Training Supervisor
(03) 9903 0198
1. Organise referees and CV
Before you apply online, make sure you:
- Send the HMO & Registrar Referee Form to your three referees
- Have your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter ready for upload during online application.
All referees must be at consultant level. Registrars will not be accepted.
You or your referees need to email the completed referral forms by the due date to Medical Workforce Unit email@example.com
2: Apply online
Select Apply now. Complete and submit the Alfred Health application form online, together with your cover letter and your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
3: Be available for interview
Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will receive an email to book an interview time.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and positions may be offered before the closing date.