Position Details
Reference Number 32265
Position Title 2021 Psychiatry Registrar - First Year
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - REG Year 1
AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - REG Year 6 and therafter
Salary $50.39 - $69.36 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 43
Position Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practitioners for First Year Psychiatry Registrar Trainee positions at Austin Health from February 2021

Austin Health has 44 accredited psychiatry registrar positions. A broad range of rotations are offered which will ensure satisfactory attainment of RANZCP requirements for psychiatry training.

As the largest single medical and psychiatry complex in Victoria, Austin Health provides a comprehensive area mental health service as well as one of the widest range of subspecialty programs anywhere in Victoria including:

  • Parent-Infant Psychiatry (inpatient services at Austin Hospital and Northpark Private, outpatient services at Mercy Hospital).
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Liver Transplant Unit, National Epilepsy Service, Spinal Unit, Respiratory Unit, Drug Dependency Clinic).
  • Statewide Child and Adolescent Inpatient Units and outpatient services.
  • Eating Disorders Service (outpatient, day hospital and inpatient programs).
  • Statewide Centre for Trauma Related Mental Health (inpatient and outpatient services providing trauma related individual and group therapy for veterans, emergency services personnel and civilian groups, and veterans > 65yrs).
  • Statewide Brain Disorders Program in Neuropsychiatry (inpatient and outpatient work and neuroscience consultation liaison).  
  • Psychiatry of Old Age through Bundoora Extended Care, Northpark Private Hospital and The Melbourne Clinic.
  • Forensic psychiatry through Forensicare at Thomas Embling Hospital.
  • Private Sector rotations are also offered to Epworth Camberwell, The Melbourne Clinic, Northpark Private Hospital.

We have a dynamic, enthusiastic, friendly team, excellent academic, education and research programs, with a dedication and reputation for registrar exam success.

The Professor of Psychiatry leads the stimulating and wide reaching research programs across all parts of the Mental Health Division and the Austin has a reputation for encouraging those interested in an academic psychiatry career to being investigating this as early in their careers as they wish.

Details of any pre-requisites/preferences for applicants:

  • Registered Medical Practitioner with Australian Registration.
  • Have appropriate training and experience in application to the field of Psychiatry.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality patient care.
  • Demonstrated capability and interest in research.

Work with us!

  • Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development.
  • We are also offering successfully matched First Year Trainees 3 year appointments, our commitment to suporting trainees through Base Psychiatry Training.
  • Your benefits will include salary packaging, employee assistance and peer support programs.

All appointmetns are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required a Working with Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opporuntiy employer and is committed to attracting and retaing a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

When you are ready to apply, click on "Apply Now" at the end of this page. Please note: You will be required to attached copies fo the following to your online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Cuiiculum Vitae (CV)
  • Photo
  • Working with Children's check card (where avaiable)

Please also ensure you apply through the RANZCP Match and VPTC

Contact Person Dr Pooja Shetty
Contact Number (03) 9496 6529
Contact Email hct.psychiatry@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Katerina Pulio
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 6529
Closing Date 29/06/2020
Position Description
2021 -Austin Health First Year Psych Reg PD - FINAL - 20200521.pdf Open
2021 First Year Psych Reg Information Sheet FINAL 20200518.pdf Open
Psych 2021 Brochure.pdf Open
Psych Reference Form 20200527.pdf Open
Application Guide click here to view