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Queensland Nephrology Advanced Training Pathway

2018 will be the third year in Queensland that the Advanced Training in Nephology will be offered through a centralised recruitment process. This is a statewide process and is supported by the Renal Heads of Department with advanced training accredited positions.

This centralised pathway will allow successful applicants to be supported through a 3 year training program including 1 year guaranteed training in a transplant service. There still remain opportunities to be an advanced trainee in nephrology medicine in Queensland outside of this process.

Applicants that are not successful securing a position on the centralised pathway are still eligible for existing advanced training accredited positions that are within Queensland using this process. However a position on a transplant service will not be guaranteed. Applicants can reapply every year to secure a position on the training pathway.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for an advanced training position, applicants must:

  • a current advanced trainee in Nephrology

or

  • a new applicant:

How to apply

Applicants seeking an advanced training position should review the following information:

The online application captures information to assess your eligibility and suitability for pathway selection and therefore must be complete.

All supporting documentation must be uploaded electronically and referees consulted prior to completing the online application. Referee reports are generated and emailed to nominated referees automatically once this section is completed via the online application.

Participating facilities

Accredited training sites:

  • Cairns Hospital
  • Gold Coast University Hospital
  • Greenslopes Hospital
  • Logan Hospital
  • Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • Sunshine Coast University Hospital
  • Toowoomba Hospital
  • Townsville Hospital

Interview, selection and offer dates

The recruitment and selection process will comply with relevant Queensland Health human resource policies including the principles of equal employment opportunity. All applications to the pathway will be reviewed by the Oversight Committee. The committee uses assessment criteria to determine eligibility and suitability of applicants for appointment to pathway positions within Queensland Health.

The selection process will be a panel interview with the Directors (or delegates) of each hospital. Positions will be allocated primarily according to ranking during interview and other mitigating circumstances.

Applicants to be advised of interview: 8 August 2017

Clinical assessment results: 10 August 2017

Interview date: 17 August 2017 (amended 3.07.17)

Applicant notification: end of August 2017

Enquiries

The Coordinator
Statewide Renal Clinical Network coordinator
Queensland Health
Statewide_Renal_Network@health.qld.gov.au

Last updated: 3 July 2017