Purpose of Position
This shall be an accredited training position for doctors on the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) programme, or a pathway to an Australian Medical Council recognised Fellowship in General Practice in Australia. The position is intended to progress the Registrar toward independent post-Fellowship practice in acute hospital generalist medicine. The role of the GP Registrar is to provide medical care to patients presenting to the Emergency Department of the Hospital, or admitted to the hospital, including assessment, investigation, treatment and referral for ongoing inpatient or non-inpatient care. The GP Registrar shall provide a high quality of clinical care to patients through their:
- Ability to perform duties competently, efficiently and in a professional manner.- Well developed skills in communication, negotiation and conciliation.- Sound theoretical knowledge, practical skills and ethical behaviour.- Efficient organisational and time management skills.- Mature approach to interpersonal relationships.- Personal commitment to high standards of clinical care within the public system in general and to the principles and practice of contemporaneous emergency and general medicine.
The GP Registrar shall practice under the supervision of medical supervisors accredited by the Regional Training Organisation (RTO) of the Australian GP Training programme, or the relevant specialty college.
1.Evidence of current General Medical Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
2.Must be on the Australian General Practice training programme, or a pathway to an Australian Medical Council recognised Fellowship in General Practice in Australia.
3.Must be more than three years post-graduate with significant prior experience in emergency medicine, inpatient medicine, rural hospital medicine, or an acute or critical care rotation, including advanced life support training.
4.Knowledge of contemporary clinical management and modern approaches in assessment and management of the broad range of acute conditions in the areas of practice.
5.Competence in performing the range of minor urgent procedures commonly undertaken in the Emergency Department.
6.Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to work collaboratively and professionally in multi-disciplinary departments and culturally diverse teams.
7. Sound knowledge of and commitment to Quality Management and safety, ethical practices and cultural diversity.
8. Commitment to development of technical and non-technical professional skills, including a collaborative approach to receiving feedback.