Trainees have access to high acuity undifferentiated general medicine pathology. Infectious diseases is the general medicine of the tropics and all general medicine units admit and manage infectious diseases presentations, as do other specialty units. Registrar trainees are expected to become familiar with the management of Rheumatic Heart disease, melioidosis and tuberculosis. Imported malaria and dengue fever are commonly seen.
Registrar positions may be suitable for doctors in their 3rd post graduate year and beyond. The position is for 12 months and could be arranged from February or August.
Rotations through general medicine, respiratory, nephrology, ICU, cardiology, geriatrics, gastroenterology, Alcohol and other Drugs, oncology, palliative care and neurology give trainees a broad exposure to patient care in a unique clinical setting. Trainees are allocated to these terms as well as to the secondment hospital sites.
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
- Current General AHPRA Registration or Provisional Registration
- Potential eligibility for registration as a recognized trainee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)