Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O & G) GP Trainee
- : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
- : 03-Jun-2018
- : Ballarat VIC 3350
Fixed Term – Full Time (86 Hours/fortnight)
August 2017 – Feb 2018
Acute Nursing Services & Midwifery
Satisfactory completion of at least three postgraduate years
General Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Satisfactory police check.
Award Coverage: DiT Agreement Classification: HM25 and above
Mentoring and Support
The Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O & G) Procedural Training and Rural Generalist Posts are for doctors who would like enhance their procedural skills in women’s reproductive health. For those interested in undertaking training in these posts, you will be working with patients prior to, during and after pregnancy, while also attending at the birthing suite. Specialist obstetricians are not always available in rural areas so there is a great need for GPs to be involved in maternity care. On completion of this training it will equip you to handle Obstetric and Gynaecology presentations and deliveries.
Ballarat is a Rural Base Hospital and Regional Trauma Centre servicing a population of approximately 200,000 people and a land area extending from the Western boundary of Melbourne to the South Australian border. It is the primary referral centre for its local region and the secondary referral centre for much of Western Victoria. The Hospital provides care across most specialties with the exception of cardiothoracics, neurosurgery and major plastic surgery.
Ballarat Health Services is a major training site for the University of Melbourne and Deakin Rural Clinical Schools. Senior staff are strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars.
Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent public and private schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Country or city living is available within minutes of the hospital and there is easy access to Melbourne (70 minutes).
Solo or Group Practice:
The spectacular Grampians and Mount Arapiles rise above the vast plains of sheep and wheat in this part of Victoria providing a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks, and breathtaking scenic attractions.
The Great Ocean Road is a must-see – the famous road follows the rugged coast from Melbourne to the South Australian border making for a scenic road trip.
Great Ocean Road
Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool
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