Advanced Trainee

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

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Update day: 23-12-2021

Location: Wollongong New South Wales

Category: Other


Job type: Full Time

Salary: $81,884 - $127,922

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time/Part Time vacancy up until 6th Februrary 2022.
Remuneration: $81,884 to $127,922
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM10368

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Geriatrics Department at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital.

Where you’ll be working:

The Shoalhaven area is one of the fastest growing areas of NSW with over 5,000 new residents making the move here every year. The area has plenty to offer with the beautiful beaches of Jervis Bay, rainforests of Kangaroo Valley and tourist townships like Berry, all within 30 minutes’ drive.For more information on the Shoalhaven Region you can visit this website:

What you’ll be doing The Advanced Trainee under supervision will provide effective medical services within a patient centred geriatric model of care to patients, while developing expertise in a Geriatrician led interdisciplinary care and management practice, in a complex clinical environment. There is the opportunity to rotate through subspecialty modules within Geriatric Medicine including orthogeriatrics, psychogeriatrics, Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) in addition to acute and subacute patient care. In addition one of the rotations is designed to facilitate care of patients in RACF using ehealth to attempt to avoid unnecessary hospitalisations and ED presentations. This is an RACP accredited training position and appointment can be made for up to two years. The Shoalhaven rotations include community and outreach plus acute inpatients and orthogeriatrics.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

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Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to

Selection Criteria:

  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated commitment to training in Geriatric Medicine and previous experience in Aged Care Medicine
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised clinical environment using excellent clinical skills, judgement and expertise
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and demonstrated ability to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams
  • Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education as well as a willingness to teach and support junior medical staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management
  • Completion of at least four postgraduate years and successful completion of the examination requirements of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, or equivalent, and be eligible to undertake subspecialty training in Geriatric Medicine in Australia; OR, Completion of at least four postgraduate years and eligible to sit the Divisional Clinical Exam (DCE) in 2020, but were unable to due to COVID-19. In the circumstances, the College advises that you may provisionally progress to Advanced Training in the 2021 clinical year
  • Need more information?
    1) Click here for the Position Description
    2) Find out more about applying for this position
    For role related queries or questions contact Margaret Gasseling at

    Applications Close: 12th May 2021

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