Location: Australia,New South Wales
Work type: Full Time
General Practice/Junior/House Officer/RMO
Various facilities within rural NSW Local Health Districts
AUD $81,639 to $127,539
Current Rotations/Networks (which may change from time to time)
The NSW Rural Generalist Medical Training Program (RGTP) is a four year statewide training program with the aim to produce doctors who are general practitioners with advanced skills able to deliver services to rural communities. Please see attached information sheet for further information on the Rural Generalist training pathway. The Rural Generalist Medical Training Program involves advanced skills training at various facilities within rural Local Health Districts
Main Purpose of Position
This is a 12 month training post as part of the NSW Rural Generalist Medical Training Program in either Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Emergency/Obstetrics, Palliative Medicine, Paediatrics, Mental Health or Emergency Medicine.
Trainees of the Rural Generalist Medical Training Program will be engaged under
existing NSW Awards and determinations while undertaking the hospital component of training.
Trainees will commence or continue, general practice training following completion of the Advanced Skills Training year.
Appointment to this position requires:
• Proof of qualification (MBBS or equivalent) and evidence of appropriate registration authority.
• Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia
• Completion of PGY1 and 2 (within Australia) is mandatory
• Confirmation of acceptance onto a General Practice training program (being either AGPT, RVTS or ACRRM independent pathway is mandatory prior to commencement of advanced skills training)
• Employment in the Australian health care system for a minimum of 12 months in the previous 24 months
• Commitment to participation in a rotating 24 hr/ 7 day a week roster
• Medical practice within your scope of practice as a Rural Generalist trainee including:
a. Commitment to fostering and maintaining relationships with your respective Regional Training Organisation (RTO) or other general practice training provider
b. Hospital based training for an advanced skill training year
c. Practice in one advanced skill discipline
d. Commitment to maintaining clinical standards through participation in professional development, operating within the agreed scope of clinical practice relevant to and advanced skills trainee and completion of the requirements of the advanced skills training pathway for the relevant advanced skill.
e. Provision of evidence-based and quality clinical care of individual patients in all domains of medical practice:
f. Patient interview
g. Clinical examination
h. Identification of clinical problems and health opportunities
i. Plan of overall clinical care and health promotion
j. Maintenance of concise but comprehensive, accurate, legible records of patient stats and progress and associated correspondence.
k. Manage the administrative requirements of patient care including ensuring discharge summaries and medico-legal correspondence is completed with minimal delay.
• Participation in roster including after hours and weekend cover as required
• Participation in educational activities as prescribed by HETI / RGTP / College
• Act in accordance with the Local Health District Values Charter and the NSW Health Code of Conduct.
• Research – Initiate, facilitate and cooperate with research projects.
• Quality – Contribute to and participate in appropriate quality activities to improve the standards of care to patients.
For more information on the NSW Rural Generalist Medical Training Program including pathway descriptions visit:
02 6369 8975