Our goal is to assist in the growth of physicians of the future, not just exam success. We aim to assist trainees to position themselves well for Advanced Training. The main goals of BPT1 are:
Download the BPT1 handbook for more details about our program.
All trainees are appointed to 12-month full-time contracts. Applicants seeking job-share, part-time or part-year BPT posts should highlight this in their application submitted.
All BPT1s and BPT2s who wish to continue into the subsequent year of training automatically have their contract renewed (although you still need to submit applications through the PMCV).
Salary packaging is available to all staff through Maxxia. You can access further information at www.maxxia.com.au/salary-packaging
We will support any trainee who would like to take a year off between BPT 1 and 2. There are numerous benefits to taking this opportunity. We encourage you to come and talk to the DPEs when making this decision.
You will to need consider the following when making your decision:
The BPT Manager works closely with all trainees to provide rotations that support both individual career aspirations, broad clinical experience and personal circumstances.
You will be given an opportunity to preference clinical rotations and annual leave. The allocations also need to ensure college requirements are met which may influence what rotations are available for you.
We strongly discourage swapping. Rotation options are designed to be equivalent and over two years you should be able to get a good breadth of experience. As the rotations are also designed to meet the college requirements, swapping can have a detrimental effect on your college counts.
It is a college requirement for a trainee to complete a rural rotation during their training. Therefore, all our trainees will rotate to either Latrobe Regional Hospital (Traralgon) or West Gippsland Healthcare Group (Warragul) during either their BPT2 or BPT3 year.
These rotations are General Medical Registrar positions and are supported by a DPE at both locations.
All BPTs at Monash Health participate in night duty across their rostered year either within rotating rosters or as a specific rotation which is usually rostered as 7 nights on and 7 nights off. As a general rule to ensure BPTs meet college requirements, nights are allocated as follows: