8.1 FAQ

How does SVHM score our applications?

Internship applications are scored by assessing each candidate's CV, cover letter, two clinical references and review of the pre-recorded interview supplied by PMCV.

How many positions for each eligibility category, does SVHM have? 

Given PMCV’s recent changes to the eligibility categories, SVHM are not yet able to answer this question, pending further information from PMCV. 

Does SVHM require my Academic Transcript or GPA?

No, SVHM do not need either your Academic Transcript or GPA for your application. Your University marks are not used as part of our recruitment assessment.

Does SVHM require additional personal References?

No, SVHM do not require you to submit any additional references to those already asked for by the PMCV.

Does SVHM have an EMR?

Currently SVHM is not exclusively using an EMR. This is due to be implemented in the future. SVHM use a hybrid of both paper based and electronic systems. For example, progress notes and medication charts are paper based, but pathology requests and outpatient clinic notes are electronic.

Does SVHM pay overtime?

At SVHM we have a strong culture and belief that JMS should be paid for every hour worked. We have a centralised overtime claim system that does not require additional unit signatures for approval.

Does SVHM provide accommodation on rural rotation?

Yes, you are provided with accommodation whilst on a rural rotation to Warrnambool, Swan Hill or Hamilton rotations as an Intern. These are fully equipped and in close proximity to the Hospital.

Do you have onsite parking at SVHM?

Yes, we have two carparks available for hospital staff which are both within short walking distance of the main campus. Parking is permit-based and heavily subsidised to ~ $14/day. Please note, permit applications may on occasion require to be wait-listed in periods of high demand. SVHM also has a fantastic public transport network available with tram, train and bus stations all located within a five-minute walk to the Hospital.

What jobs/streams/positions do you offer after Internship?

SVHM has a high retention rate and over 90% of our Interns stay on as PGY2 and beyond. Click HERE for more information.

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