2021 Mental Health General Practitioner Registrar

  • : Bendigo Health
  • : 17-Jun-2020
  • : Bendigo VIC 3550

Title: Mental Health GP Registrar

Classification: as per level of experience
Hours: 86 per fortnight
Status: One full time Registrar position for 12 months (February 2021 to January 2022) - hospital based

Would you like to work in an environment that offers a:

  • Strong attitude to teaching and supportive staff
  • Diverse patient base that are friendly and accepting of people learning
  • Excellent clinical exposure across a range of specialties
  • 5 or 10 minute commute to get to work
  • Dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology

The Position

The GP Mental Health advanced training course is accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). The course is fulltime for 12 months. You will work alongside trainees in psychiatry, in positions accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), in a supportive multidisciplinary team environment.

GP Registrars are offered varied clinical opportunities and these can be tailored depending on the particular area of interest or skill deficit of each candidate. Options at Bendigo Health in Psychiatry include:

  • Child and adolescent outpatient work (including Autism assessment);
  • Residential and outpatient youth work;
  • Inpatient, residential and outpatient adult work varying in focus from acute, through to recovery and rehabilitation;
  • Aged persons inpatient or outpatient work;
  • Primary Mental Health Team which sees patients with high prevalence disorders including depressive, anxiety and eating disorders, in order to support GPs in managing these patients Regional and Rural settings

The pathways available for completing procedural training in Paediatrics at Bendigo Health are:

  • Pathway one: As a component of the FRACGP
  • Pathway two: As a component of the FACRRM

About Bendigo Health

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. With more than 4000 staff we provide health care services to a population of over 306,000 people across the Loddon Mallee Region. At Bendigo Health, we pride ourselves on demonstrating the values of our organisation in our everyday work life - Caring, Passionate & Trustworthy. Our teams are friendly, supportive and thrive on ensuring that we deliver Excellent Care to Every Person, Every Time.


About Bendigo

Bendigo is a thriving regional city with a population of close to 110,000. It has a strong supportive community base with good schools and excellent infrastructure making it an ideal location for families wanting to escape the city. It has fantastic restaurants, shops, cultural precincts, sporting facilities and tertiary facilities making it a great city to live and work. 

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

For further information on the above positions please refer to the position descriptions available on our website https://www.bendigohealth.org.au/Medical/.  Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria


01.MBBS or equivalent degree with current General Registration with AHPRA



02.At least 3 years post-graduate experience is desirable.



03.Demonstrated appropriate level experience and skills in the medical assessment and clinical management of patients.



04.Must demonstrate commitment to a regional/rural career and communities.



05.High level interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently and appropriately with patients and their families and other health professionals



06.Ability to effectively use organisational skills (incorporating documentation, time management skills, critical thinking and priority setting)



07.Ability to operate in an environment of change.



08.Ability to work as an effective team member in a multi-disciplinary environment as well as independently (under appropriate supervision)



09.Must have specialist registration as a General Practitioner or be enrolled in a General Practice Training Program Pathway (FACRRM or FRACGP and FARGP)


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2021 Mental Health General Practitioner Registrar
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