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In 2020, Austin Health will have 62 internship positions available.
At Austin Health, our internship program is developed to provide you with well-structured and highly supportive teaching, training and clinical experiences that will enable you to consolidate and develop both your clinical knowledge and technical skills.
Key to the continued success of our program is the support and care we provide to our interns thoughout the year and in the early but vital introduction period to working in the public health and hospital system.
Austin Health provides a comprehensive 5-day orientation and ongoing education program for all our interns, and have well supported peer and mentor programs in place to support the transition from medical student to intern.
We also have in place a unique role for our interns; the intern support officer. This innovative position provides "real-time" support to our interns in their first week of after hours and weekend work from a colleague who has just completed their internship, and so understands all the jobs that an intern needs to do as well as the likely questions and anxieties a new intern may have.
Our 2020 Intern Information session will be held on:
Saturday, 4 May 2019 (11.00am to 12.30pm)
John Lindell Lecture Theatre,
Level 4, Lance Townsend Building,
145 Studley Road
Heidelberg Victoria 3084
The information session will cover topics such as the Intern application process, our selection criteria, rotations and the intern experience at Austin Health. On the conclusion of the presentations you will have the opportunity to ask questions of a panel of doctors (Interns, Hospital Medical Officers and Registrars) currently working at Austin Health.
If you would like to attend please reserve your place via Eventbrite here.
Optional hospital tours will also be available; to book in for a tour, please click here.
Please note: Attendance at the information session is not compulsory and will not impact your eligiblity or scoring for short listing.
Intern positions are appointed through the Intern Match process conducted through the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV). Therefore, applications must be made to both Austin Health and the PMCV.
Application Process and Requirements:
1. Refer to PMCV website for Computer Match guidelines and dates, and register with PMCV for the Computer Match.
2. Apply to Austin Health via our Careers website. Applicants will be required to complete our online application form and upload a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a photo. Please note: Academic transcripts will be required for Interstate applicants. After completing and submitting your application, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.
3. Applicants who are successfully shortlisted will be invited via email to select an interview time. Please see important dates for anticipated interview periods.
Please refer to our Application Guide for further information.
|Applications Open:||8 May 2019|
|Applications Close:||7 June 2019|
|Interview Invitations:||12 June 2019|
|Interviews:||18-26 June 2019|
|Group 1 Offers:||15 July 2019|
|Group 2 Offers:||19 August 2019|
|Group 3 Offers:||TBA August 2019|
|Intern Orientation (5 days):||6 January 2020|
|Internship Commences:||13 January 2020|
|Emergency Medicine||Core Emergency||Austin|
|Endocrinology / Rheumatology||Core Medicine||Austin|
|ENT Surgery||Core Surgery||Austin|
|General Surgery (Colorectal)||Core Surgery||Austin|
|General Surgery (Hepatobiliary)||Core Surgery||Austin|
|General Surgery (Upper GI/Endocrine)||Core Surgery||Austin|
|Liver Transplant Unit||Core Medicine||Austin|
|Radiology / Liver Transplant Unit||Non-core||Austin|
|Stroke Medicine||Core Medicine||Austin|
|Acute Aged Care||Core Medicine||Heidelberg Repatriation|
|General Surgery||Core Surgery||Heidelberg Repatriation|
|Rehabilitation Medicine||Non-core||Heidelberg Repatriation|
|Emergency Medicine||Core Emergency||Echuca|
|Emergency Medicine||Core Emergency||Mildura|
|General Medicine||Core Medicine||Mildura|