2023 Geriatric Registrar - Advanced Trainee

Job posted: 01/06/2022
Applications close: 15/07/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 30109

Reference: 30109

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

•Join a supportive health care network that is focused on career development, wellbeing and education
• Experience the feel of a large metropolitan hospital away from the hustle and bustle
• First public hospital in Victoria to achieve the 'rainbow tick'
•Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Advanced Trainee – Full time – 7 positions

Peninsula Health is a leading Tertiary teaching and research Health Service affiliated with Monash University.

The Department of Geriatric Medicine at Peninsula Health is a growing and vibrant unit with a commitment to become one of the leading such units in Victoria. The faculty consists of thirteen geriatricians (sessional/full time) who are substantially invested in ensuring trainees achieve their goals. Trainees are also supported in their projects and quality/systems initiatives by a state-of-the-art Research and Academic Unit led by Prof. Velandai Srikanth, Geriatrician and Professor of Medicine.

Inpatient services include a 20 patient Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) ward, an Orthogeriatric service at Frankston Hospital, and three 30 bed GEM wards at The Mornington Centre. A 50 bed Transition Care Programme (TCP) located in an aged care facility. In addition to the bed based inpatient services the trainees can gain community/ ambulatory care experience through the newly commenced “Better@ home”. The Better @ home service incorporates a ‘Journey to home’ component which includes assessment and care planning of older patients in the acute hospital setting and a ‘Care@home’ component which incorporates providing medical input into the care of the older patient within the community, in their home. A rotation to the Palliative Care Unit can be offered to interested candidates.

A full complement of specialty and general clinics are offered to the trainees including CDAMS, Falls & Balance, Continence & Urodynamics, Chronic Wound Clinic and Geriatric Medicine Clinic.

Peninsula Health is committed to encouraging and fostering an environment of continued learning and skill development. Trainees are ensured protected training time. They are encouraged and supported to attend local/National conferences and workshops. In addition, they are required to participate in a fortnightly Journal Club, weekly grand rounds, fortnightly M&M meetings and the South Eastern Training Alliance sessions, one of which will be conducted annually on-site at Peninsula Health.

The unit has a strong faculty with a keen interest in research and there is opportunity to be part of substantial clinically relevant research projects.

What You Need
• MBBS or equivalent
• Eligible for registration with AHPRA as a medical practitioner
• Demonstrate appropriate level of experience and skills in medical assessment and clinical management of patients.
• A current Working with Children check (WWCC)

What Next

Enquiries about the positions are welcome. All positions will be appointed through the centralised match. Please visit https://vgmtp.org/centralised-match.html for details (applicants are required to apply separately to Peninsula Health in addition).

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
2023 Geriatric Registrar - Advanced Trainee

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Dr Anjali Khushu - Head of Unit, Geriatric Medicine - 0403450362
Dr Navin Amarasinghe - 0423988955

2023 Geriatric Registrar - Advanced Trainee