Palliative Care Medicine Registrar

Further your expertise in Palliative Care with this opportunity that includes a 6-month diploma as well as 6-months training recognised by RACP

  • Gain exposure to inpatient, outpatient and community care
  • Expand your skills and experience within a large regional hospital
  • Base yourself in one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities
The Position
As a Registrar in Palliative Care, you will benefit from a 6-month funded diploma position designed for Physicians who wish to gain experience in the specialty. You will gain experience in the management of specialist palliative medicine inpatients and outpatients, hospital in-reach consultancy and working alongside a specialist community nursing team. You will plan, implement and evaluate patient care and work under the direction and guidance of the consultant in Palliative Medicine. In turn, you will provide your support and supervision for Interns and HMOs. A February 2019 start date is available.

The Hospital
You will be joining a brand-new hospital opened in 2017, incorporating the latest design and technology solutions, in a tranquil and caring environment. The new facilities include over 370 inpatient beds, more than 70 same-day beds, 11 new operating theatres, a regional cancer center, an 80-bed integrated mental health facility, a mother-and-baby unit, a helipad and parking for 1350 vehicles.

The Location
Based less than 2-hours drive (2.5 hours by public transport) from Melbourne, you will enjoy a similarly vibrant city with a fantastic arts scene, dining options, a rich cultural history and plenty of experiences and attractions year-round in the local and surrounding regions. Indulge in the restaurants, cafes and farmers markets that produce seasonal dishes with locally grown food as well as locally brewed beer and wine or explore a variety of galleries, museums and street art. Outside of the city you will discover a splendour of botanical beauty, picturesque lakes and interconnected walking and cycling tracks that weave through the beautiful bushlands and waterways.

Essential Criteria
You will be PGY3+ in your level of experience and hold registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) or be eligible for registration with experience from a comparable health care system (NZ, UK, Ireland, Canada or USA).

A fantastic opportunity to build your career in Palliative Care within a brand-new hospital and growing health service - Get in contact for a no-obligation discussion today.