Rural Generalist O&G – Manning Rural Referral Hospital
The NSW Rural Generalist 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.
Manning Rural Referral Hospital is currently looking for a Rural Generalist in O&G to take up a 12 month post that will fulfil DRANZCOG Advanced Training.
Qualifications: 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
• Evidence of completing one post graduate years’ experience as a medical officer (within Australia) is mandatory
• Confirmation of acceptance onto a Community General Practice training program
Your key accountabilities:
• Medical practice within your scope of practice as a Rural Generalist trainee including:
• Commitment to fostering and maintaining relationships with their respective Regional Training Provider (RTP).
• Commitment to completion of PGY2 rotations accredited by the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) in a Prevocational Training Network or
• Hospital based training for an advanced skill training year.
• Rural Generalist medicine as a vocational trainee including with practice in one advanced skill discipline or
• Unsupervised non-vocational generalist practice.
• Commitment to maintaining clinical standards through participation in advanced rural skills practice is in accordance with your selected/nominated scope of clinical practice and complete the advanced skills training program for:
• Obstetrics and Gynaecology - In undertaking advanced skills training in obstetrics and gynaecology trainees will undertake the Advanced Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRANZCOG Advanced). For further details of skills undertaken see http://www.ranzcog.edu.au/information-for-training-mentors-a-supervisors/information-for-dranzcog-and-dranzcog-advanced-training-supervisors.html
• Advanced Skills training undertaken will be determined considering the preferences of trainees, availability of training positions and the workforce needs of the community. The Advanced Skills training completed will support appointment to public hospitals to provide services within the advanced skill scope of practice. Decisions regarding the optimal timeframe for advanced skills training will be made in consultation with the trainee, the Regional Training Provider, Local Health District and the Director(s) of Rural Generalist Training.
• Provision of evidence-based and quality clinical care of individual patients in all domains of medical practice:
- Patient interview
- Clinical examination
- Identification of clinical problems and health opportunities
- Plan of overall clinical care and health promotion
- Maintenance of concise but comprehensive, accurate, legible records of patient stats and progress and associated correspondence.
- 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
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