Geriatric Medicine Registrar

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace thats friendly & welcoming! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The citys award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1787894/2
Closing Date: 09-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Geriatric Medicine Registrar .pdf (PDF, 146KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jennifer Dorney - Medical Workforce Unit

Position Details

About the role

The Geriatric Medicine Registrar at South West Health (SWH) will have direct but shared responsibility for the treatment of patients at SWH. They will provide medical assessment and management as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in the Geriatric unit. The position will play an effective and active role in the Geriatric process and discharge planning of patients resulting in best possible outcome for the patient and their families.

This position is a fixed-term full time role with a cessation date of 2 February 2025.

What you bring

The successful applicant will hold current Registration Certificate of the Medical Practitioners Board of Australia and is able to demonstrate a commitment to providing safe, high quality patient care with a view to ongoing learning and self-development.

Excellent communication skills and an ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams are essential to the success of this position.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 9 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Doctors in Training (Victorian Public Health Sector) (AMA Victoria/ASMOF)(Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2022-2026 , with the appropriate Registrar classification.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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