Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health Centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.
Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.
The Medical Administration Registrar role at Barwon Health is an established role. This role is supported by two consultant Medical Administrators (FRACMAs) and an experienced Chief Medical Officer. Protected teaching and training time is provided to the trainee and participation in local and College-run education and continuous professional development activities is actively encouraged. This role is a senior management and training role in a large, complex, regional tertiary referral centre which provides regional ECMO and COVID-19 ICU services. As Victoria’s largest regional health service, Barwon Health plays a significant role in collaborating with other health services in the Barwon South West region, including running the Barwon South West Public Health Unit (PHU).
This position offers the trainee an opportunity to take a senior role in key management tasks and projects and is well suited to a senior trainee seeking to leverage off structured teaching and support to undertake their Fellowship examination. The role provides the trainee with exposure to all aspects of medical administration and leadership across clinical governance, medical workforce and education, clinical operations, medico-legal, change management, service improvement and research governance. Aspects and specific portfolios of the role may be tailored to meet RACMA training requirements based on the successful candidate’s needs, whether a senior or junior medical administration registrar.
The successful candidate will gain a unique opportunity as a trainee to participate in strategic clinical services planning and quality improvement initiatives across a regional network.
Essential: Please list Barwon Health’s values in cover letter.
Essential: Please choose one of Barwon Health’s values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value in cover letter.
Essential: State agreement to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) as set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy on commencement. Acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Essential: At least 3 years relevant clinical exposure.
Essential: Application to the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) Fellowship Training Program if successful
Desirable: PGY5+ years of clinical experience
Desirable: Current Membership or candidacy of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA), e.g. embarking on 2nd or 3rd year accredited medical administration registrar training in 2023
Desirable: Working towards or completed a relevant postgraduate management qualification
Desirable: Has an adequate understanding of the RACMA competencies as they apply in the acute health care sector
For role related queries or questions contact Dr Rachel Cheong at:
email@example.com or 03 4215 1058
Applications close Sunday 10/7/2022
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