A one stop guide to rural training in Victoria



Trainee Positions

  • 2 x six month jobs or 1 x 12 month job
    • accredited for Rural/Regional training (plus 6 months Community/Developmental or Acute care for 12 month position) 

Trainee Level

  • Advanced, post FRACP exams


  • Dr Suri Hariprakash: HariprakashS@ramsayhealth.com.au; 0412129634

Roster and on-call

  • Mixed acute wards and outpatient clinics.
  • 0800-1700 Mon-Fri, on call on consultant roster (with supervision) once comfortable.
  • Weekends second on call.


  • 10 paediatric beds (stand alone state of the art 8-bed ward under construction)
  • 6 bed level 3 SCN
  • Shared ICU with facilities for high flow, CPAP & BiPAP as well as short term ventilation/cardiovascular support

Junior Staff

  • 5 residents

Senior Staff

  • 5 full time staff specialists

Clinics (that trainees can attend)

  • 2 days per week afternoon Gen Paeds clinics
  • 1 day per month outreach (Robinvale)
  • 1 day per week CYMHS intake meeting for developmental & behavioural paediatrics

Education and Teaching

  • Friday 1230-1530 including Clinical Governance, M&M, Case presentations, Journal club.
  • Monash Rural Clinical School student, junior medical staff, nursing/midwifery, interns.


  • As per award


  • Negotiable

    Mildura Base Hospital is a 165-bed tertiary teaching hospital providing medical services to the Community of Mildura and the Sunraysia District catering to a population of around 100,000. It is in strategic location covering people from 3 states - Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.

    Mildura Base Hospital provides a range of Acute Services including Emergency, Maternity, Paediatrics, General Medicine & Intensive Care, Surgery, Oncology, Medical Imaging, Pathology, Dialysis, Mental Health (Inpatient and community services) including Child & Youth Mental Health services and a range of Ambulatory Services.

    Mildura Base Hospital is affiliated with Monash and La Trobe Universities for the provision of undergraduate and postgraduate Medical, Nursing and Allied Health education.

    There are enough opportunities for an Advanced Paediatric Trainee Registrar to enhance acute Paediatric, neonatal and ambulatory skills in Mildura.