Queensland Respiratory Medicine Advanced Training Pathway
Advanced training positions in Respiratory Medicine are recruited via a centralised, statewide recruitment process that is supported by the Heads of Respiratory Medicine and/or Directors of Advanced Training at hospitals accredited for advanced training.
The Respiratory Medicine Advanced Trainee is a trainee registrar of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). The trainee provides inpatient and outpatient medical services within the Department of Respiratory Medicine and a consultative service to other departments. It is intended that the trainee will maximise their professional development, with a view to completing specialist training according to the guidelines of the RACP and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) and expected that the trainee will be involved in the professional development of junior medical staff.
To be eligible to apply for an advanced training position, applicants must be:
- registered or in the process of obtaining registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency(AHPRA)
- a current RACP Advanced Trainee in Respiratory Medicine (at the time of application)
- a new applicant:
- in the process of registering with RACP
- at least 3 years of recent, post-intern clinical experience in internal medicine or its subspecialties
- successful completion of the FRACP clinical examination of the RACP (or intend to sit the examination in 2017*)
*Applicants who fail to pass the exam are not eligible for appointment and their application will not be considered.
A sound knowledge of and commitment to the Code of Conduct for the Queensland Public Service.
How to apply
Applicants seeking an advanced training position should review the following information:
- the role description for First Year (PDF 364KB)
- the role description for Second and Third Year (PDF 368KB)
- the Respiratory Medicine accredited training sites and contact details (PDF 343KB)
- the Respiratory Medicine preferencing guide (PDF 119KB)
- complete and submit an online Queensland Health RMO campaign application including the Queensland Respiratory Medicine Advanced Training Pathway section on the application
There are 10 hospitals in Queensland that are accredited for Advanced Training in Respiratory Medicine.
- Cairns Hospital
- Gold Coast University Hospital
- Greenslopes Private Hospital - Please note: position has been withdrawn
- Logan Hospital
- Mater Hospital, Brisbane
- Princess Alexandra Hospital
- Royal Brisbane and Women′s Hospital
- Sunshine Coast University Hospital (previously Nambour Hospital)
- The Prince Charles Hospital
- Townsville Hospital
Interview, selection and offer dates
The recruitment and selection process will comply with relevant Queensland Health 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 based on written application and interview and other mitigating circumstances.
Current Queensland Respiratory Medicine trainees
Notification of interview: 20 July 2017
Applicant interview: 27 July 2017
Applicant selection notification: 28 July 2017
New Queensland Respiratory Medicine trainees
Notification of interview: 11 August 2017
Applicant interview: 17 August 2017
Applicant selection notification: 18 August 2017
For information about the application process, email Susan Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org