Basic Physician Trainee (BPT1) - Regional BPT Pathway

Job posted: 22/11/2022
Applications close: 19/12/2022 (Midnight)
17 days remaining

17 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 45417

Reference: 45417

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 work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic medical practitioners to join our team as a Basic Physician Trainee (BPT1) in the Austin Health/Bendigo Health Regional Training Program for the 2023 clinical year (commencing February 2023).

Details of position/position requirements

Our Basic Physician Trainee (BPT) positions for 2023 offer a practical, hands on approach to junior doctor training.

Bendigo Health in partnership with Austin Health have developed a regional BPT pathway that enables physician trainees to complete 1 ½ years of the three-year training program at Bendigo Health with the potential to progress to Advanced Training in a range of specialty areas at Bendigo Health.

We are committed to ensuring progression of our physician trainees and integration of training and education across the Central North West Consortium in preparation for the examinations.

All rotations are accredited by the RACP and are focused on optimising preparation for the written and clinical part of the FRACP examination in a supportive environment.

We have an extensive and structured physician education program which runs throughout the year providing a large range of experiences for professional development and RACP exam preparation

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Have a minimum of one-year post-graduate medical experience
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) (note-eligible applicants will be guided through the process)
  • Be able to commit to a three-year contract as a Basic Physician Trainee
  • Demonstrate your interest in Regional Medicine and/or Bendigo Health and why you are looking to pursue a regional career.

For full information, refer to the attached position description and information guide.

For any queries, please contact Hannah Cole, Manager Medical Workforce Unit, Bendigo Health, 03 5454 7338 or Leanne Valenti, Medical Workforce Coordinator, Austin Health, 03 9496 5848.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

Click on ‘Apply Now’ at the end of this page. You will be directed to sign in/register through the Austin Health Careers Site. Complete the registration process as prompted.

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

  • Cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) including 3 references with contact numbers and email addresses
  • Current photo
  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)
  • Evidence of current COVID-19 vaccination status
Basic Physician Trainee (BPT1) - Regional BPT Pathway

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Leanne Valenti - (03) 9496 5848
Hannah Cole - (03) 5454 7338

Basic Physician Trainee (BPT1) - Regional BPT Pathway