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Position Details
Reference Number 364986
Position Title Advanced Trainee
Specialty Geriatric Medicine
Sub Specialty None
Additional Training Focus
Training Networks / Training Rotations
Training Network / Training Rotation (which may change from time to time)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 04/02/2018)
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location , New Lambton
Advertised Award Name Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award
Advertised Award/Classification
Resident Medical Officer
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Advanced Trainee will provide effective medical services to patients under supervision, while developing expertise in medical practice, in a complex clinical environment in inpatients and outpatient areas in the public health organisation.


Rotations may include: John Hunter Hospital, Calvary Mater Hospital, The Maitland Hospital, Rankin Park Centre, Community.


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This is a risk Category ‘A’ position.


If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2011_005 - Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

You are required to provide evidence against specific diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at your own cost prior to appointment.  


Selection Criteria MBBS or equivalent. Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia

Completion FRACP Basic Physician Training. Alternatively, successful completion of the written exam and working towards successful completion of the clinical exam – these candidates will be considered on a non-accredited training basis

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, judgment and expertise

Good time management and organisational skills and advanced computing skills

Excellent communications 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
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Chandrasekhara Padmakumar
Contact Number 0249214830
Closing Date 15/12/2016
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view