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Aged Care Registrar

Job posted: 03/06/2022
Applications close: 23/08/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 43620

Reference: 43620

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist services.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic Aged Care/Geriatric Medicine Registrars to join the Continuing Care Division from February 2023


Austin Health is part of the Northern Training Alliance with 17 positions available for advanced trainees in Aged Care/Geriatric Medicine. Both the Austin and Northern health services have been reaccredited for training by the RACP in 2022.


Austin Health offers the opportunity of a key leadership position available to a 3rd years advanced trainee namely as Geriatric Medicine Fellow, located at Austin Health but with Northern training alliance responsibilities.


Registrars rotate through positions at Austin, Northern & Bendigo Health. A full range of aged care services including inpatient care (Rehabilitation, GEM, Transition / Delirium / BPSD support, Orthogeriatrics), consultative / liaison service, Community Rehabilitation Centre, ambulatory clinics (Geriatric Medicine, Wound management, Falls and Balance, Memory [CADMS], Continence and Chronic pain, Rapid assessment / Hot clinic), Telehealth and community care (Aged Care Assessment Service, residential aged care facility consultations [Residential Outreach], Better@home, Older Persons Complex Care  (OPCC) and other Community Programs) are available across the sites. All ward positions are supported by an HMO or Intern. Research opportunities are also available at each site, in areas including dementia, continence, service provision and development. Support for investigator initiated research is available and encouraged.


To be successful in this role you must:



  • Demonstrate a commitment to Austin Health values.

  • Have current medical Registration with AHPRA (or eligibility for medical registration)

  • Have appropriate training and experience in the field of Geriatric Medicine

  • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care

  • Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration

  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate at all levels


For information, refer to the attached Position Description. For queries, please contact Michael Murray/Liz Hudson 9496 2065


The Centralised Match for Advanced Training in Geriatric Medicine in Victoria in 2023 will be conducted by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) on behalf of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Victorian Geriatric Medicine Training Program (VGMTP).  All Victorian sites accredited for Advanced Training in Geriatric Medicine by RACP will participate in the match.


Please note you will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:



  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Employment History Datasheet (upload as Selection Criteria Response)

  • Fellowship Certificate (where applicable)

  • Working with Aged Care certificate.



  • All positions will be appointed through the centralised match.  

  • Please visit https://vgmtp.org/centralised-match.html  for details.


The first-round match for continuing trainees



  • The first-round match is for continuing trainees, including those transferring from other RACP specialty programs. New advanced trainees become eligible for the second-round match

  • Applications for the first-round match open on 1 June 2022 and close on 22 June 2022 at 5pm. Please follow the instructions on the PMCV website carefully. You will be asked to provide your details, CV, three referees and your preference list of health services.

  • Referee reports must be received at PMCV by 5pm on 30 June 2022. Ensure your referees have enough time to complete their report. 

  • You must apply for employment at every health service on your preference list. The closing date for applications for employment may differ between health services.

  • You cannot be successfully matched unless you have both preferenced the Health Service on the PMCV website and also applied to the Health Service for appointment.

  • Each Health Service will make its own arrangements regarding interviews. Not all applicants will be offered an interview.


Part-time, job-share and part year positions



  • Part-time, job-share and part year positions will not be included in the match

  • Part-time and job-share appointments may be offered by Health Services prior to the match.

  • An applicant accepting an early offer must withdraw from the match before the deadline.

  • If no appointment is made prior to the deadline for match, then the applicant can participate in the match for a full-time position.


Second-Round Match



  • New Advanced Trainees and any trainee unmatched in the first round is eligible for this match

  • Applicants who were matched in the first round are in-eligible to participate in the second-round match.  

  • The second-round match will open on 2 August 2022


Up to date information and Match resources may be found at:


Aged Care Registrar

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Elizabeth Hudson - (03) 9496 2065
elizabeth.hudson@austin.org.au
Michael Murray - (03) 9496 2065

Aged Care Registrar