Advanced Trainee - Geriatrics

Job Ref: VAC-47078
Speciality : Medicine
Grade: Registrar
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 20 January 2020
  • Gosford, New South Wales, Australia Gosford New South Wales AUS
  • Competitive
  • Joanna Stott
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Position: Geriatrics - Advanced Trainee
Location: Central Coast, NSW
Salary: as per NSW award + package
Start: 2020 Training Year - February start

We are currently seeking Advanced Trainee - Geriatric Medicine between hospitals in Central Coast NSW. This position will provide efficient and high-quality clinical care and rotate through different roles in the Aged Care service under supervisions of their consultants. The position is accredited for 24 months Geriatrics training.

The Hospital:
The main public hospital is a 300+ bed regional hospital on the Central Coast, NSW. It is an acute major metropolitan hospital providing inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to residents in the northern part of the NSW Central Coast. It has approximately 300 inpatient beds and provides a range of medical and surgical services and rehabilitation. Speciality services include Drug and Alcohol, Renal, Coronary Care, Stroke, Mental Health and Cancer services. It is anticipated that this hospital will further develop its role as a district general hospital for a growing population with well-established patient transport and referral links for patients with a need for more complex or intensive clinical services.

The Location:
This location is positioned between Sydney and Newcastle, with a population that is expected to grow from the current approximate 330,000 to 450,000 before 2030. This location is a popular destination for holiday makers and retirees but is also a growing centre for day commuters into Sydney, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. This location boasts of beautiful beaches, magnificent national parks and pretty waterways with fun adventures and wonderful attractions, from water sports to bushwalking, mountain biking, whale watching and marvellous wildlife sanctuaries.

To be eligible for this role, you should;
1. Hold AHPRA General registration and have local Australian clinical experience; or
2. Have medical experience gained in either UK, New Zealand, Ireland, US or Canada; and
3. Completion of required FRACP exam is desirable
4. Completion of at least 3 postgraduate years working as a medical officer with eligibility to be accepted into a recognised training program.

To find out more about this opportunity, please call Joanna Stott on 02 8248 2964.

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