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Medical Professionals and Intern Training

For information relating to LRH's medical workforce or training programs contact our Medical Workforce Unit: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Find out more about the Gippsland PGY2 General Year 2021

Latrobe Regional Hospital in conjunction with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group and the Trafalgar Medical Centre is now accepting applications from current medical intern candidates interested in a PGY2 General year for 2021. Find out more here. 

Gippsland Rural Intern Training

The Gippsland Rural Intern Training (GRIT) program employs 25 interns a year through the Intern Match coordinated through the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV).

Interns rotate through 5 well-supported rotations to gain full medical registration while developing essential skills and knowledge.

The following rotations are available to interns:

All successfully matched applicants will be provided with a rotation preference form and a leave preference form.


If you would like to join the Gippsland Rural Intern Training program, please ensure your application includes:

  • cover letter - indicating why you want to work in Gippsland
  • curriculum vitae
  • a photograph (if possible)
  • transcript of academic results to date (a scanned copy is sufficient) – if outside of Victoria
  • non-clinical reference

Note: No application form is required

Your application should be submitted via our Mercury Recruitment system before 4 June 2020.

Make sure you:

  • register online for the computer match with the PMCV at from 4 May 2020
  • arrange for references via the PMCV online referee process from 4 May 2020
  • submit your Candidates Priority List (CPL) to PMCV from 4 May 2020 (closes 4 June 2020)
  • read the Frequently Asked Questions section
  • access the websites of the participating hospitals to learn more about the hospitals.


Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible to apply for an intern position?

Please see the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria's (PMCV) website for eligibility criteria.


How many positions are available?

There are 25 intern positions available. All of these positions are full-time and for one year.


How are the interviews arranged?

Interviews will be pre-recorded. See PCMV website for more details.


How much leave are interns given and how is it allocated?

Interns accrue 5 weeks annual leave. Two weeks are to be taken during the year and the remaining three at the end. Preference for annual leave is submitted with your rotation preference form.


What do I need to provide for my non-clinical reference?

A non-clinical reference is a 200 word reference from someone outside of the medical profession, preferably non-clinical research. This can be from a past employer, sporting group, volunteer organisation or religious sector.


Who do I address my cover letter to?

Please address your cover letter to the Medical Workforce Unit, Latrobe Regional Hospital.


Useful Links:

Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria


Contact Details:

If you would like further information about the Intern Program contact Latrobe Regional Hospital Medical Workforce Unit on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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You can donate online to our Defibrillator Appeal or choose where you'd like your donation to go. There are numerous options including our wards, mental health service and cancer care.

Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

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