Position Details
Reference Number 27427
Position Title IMG Training Program
Employment Status Honorary, Clinical Observer
Award Classification National Employment Standard - Fellow
Salary 0.00 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 38
Position Summary

Austin Health offers you an opportunity to be involved in a program of education for a period of 12 months to facilitate your orientation into the Australian Healthcare system. This program includes a six week fully structured Supervised Observership Placement, followed by an intensive feedback session with our dedicated IMG clinical educator. You will also be given access to a wide variety of education and learning for a full 12 month period and thus be able to contribute to your CPD Points.

The six week Observership Placement entails:

  • 3 weeks in Emergency Department
  • 3 weeks General Medicine (including admitting, perioperative, wards and covering time)

Education learning opportunities include:

  • Monthly workshops / seminars tailored for IMGs
  • Annual IMG Study Day
  • Weekly Hospital Grandrounds
  • Access to Austin Health Sciences Library
  • Weekly education (Intern, HMO, ED, GP and Psych)
  • Careers evening invitation
  • Observership placement

You will be supported and mentored by a Medical Clinical Educator, Medical Education Officer and Austin Medical Workforce. 

Upon successful completion of the training program, you will receive a detailed report of your Observership and Certificate for completion of Observership. This opportunity once completed will put you in good stead for employment opportunities anywhere within the Australian Healthcare system.

The cost of this Training Program is $2500 and is for the 6 week Observership Placement, as well as access to the education services provided by Austin Health over the 12 month period.

Interviews will be conducted on Friday November 16th 2018.

Selection Criteria Essential: Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency
Essential: Passed Australian Medical Council MCQ Examination (Part 1)
Essential: IELTS Test Pass (Average 7 or above overall) or OET Pass (B or above in each category) that is less than two years old
Essential: Internship completed in country of study
Essential: Primary Medical degree completed less than 10 years ago
Desirable: Completed a minimum of 12 weeks of full-time equivalent work over the last 3 years
Desirable: Passed Australian Medical Council Clinical Examination (Part 2)
Desirable: Previously practiced medicine for more than two years
Contact Person Therese Kissane
Contact Number (03) 9496 4762
Contact Email therese.kissane@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Laura Ivins
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 5848
Alternate Contact Email Laura.IVINS@austin.org.au
Closing Date 18/10/2018
Position Description
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