Queensland Infectious Diseases Advanced Training Network
Infectious Diseases advanced training in Queensland offers a unique opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and experience in all facets of contemporary infectious diseases practice.
Diverse positions available across the state mean that a trainee can potentially gain experience in:
- tropical and community-acquired infection
- antimicrobial stewardship; quaternary hospital services
- solid organ and stem cell transplant infections
- outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy
- blood-borne-virus management
- sexual health
- infection control
A statewide approach to recruitment and rotation ensures that candidates will enjoy a rounded and complete training experience. Trainees are supported with numerous local and collaborative educational events including city wide meetings and regular statewide teleconferences. Previous infectious diseases advanced trainees from Queensland occupy prominent clinical, educational and research positions around Australia and global.
To be eligible to apply for an advanced training position applicants must:
- hold current general medical registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
- have satisfactorily completed Basic Training
- successfully complete the Royal Australasian College of Physicians(RACP) Written Examination and Clinical Examination
There are numerous opportunities to participate in internationally recognised research both as part of the advanced training program and for candidates who are considering a subsequent higher degree.
How to apply
Applicants seeking an advanced training position must review the following information:
- the Infectious diseases selection information (PDF 111KB)
- the Infectious Diseases accredited training sites and contact details (PDF 123KB)
- refer to the Infectious diseases preferencing guide (PDF 171KB)
- complete and submit an application through the Queensland Health RMO Campaign
Late applications will not be accepted. It is suggested that applicants make themselves known to the hospital/s of choice prior to submitting an application.
The Accredited sites and contact details document outlines training hospitals and contact details.
Interview, selection and offer dates
Interview date: Thursday, 16 August 2017. This will take place shortly after the examination results are available.
Location: The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Brisbane
Interview process: Group interviews with the Directors (or delegates) of each hospital
Selection process: Positions will be allocated primarily according to ranking during interview and other mitigating circumstances.
Other information: Applications for consideration regarding difficulties with potential rotations to specific hospitals will be considered within reason. However, training in one particular area cannot be guaranteed.
Questions should be directed in the first instance to the Director of Infectious Diseases at the hospital of preference. Refer to the accredited sites and contact details document for contact details.
For general enquiries contact:
Dr Paul Griffin