Appointment of Interns and Progression to Resident Medical Officer Policy

Applicable to: 1. Health Service Providers who employ Interns and Resident Medical Officers (Post Graduate Years 1 and 2) 2. Interns and Resident Medical Officers (Post Graduate Years 1 and 2)

Description: Minor amendment to original version, amendment to typographical error, revised version MP 0064/17 v.1.1  

The purpose of this Policy is to provide for the engagement of Interns and their subsequent successful transition to Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Yr 1 and Yr 2 for a fixed term period of three years. This Policy also supports the continued practice of Interns and RMOs having the ability to elect to undertake specially rotations at different Health Service Providers in order to meet clinical training requirements. The transfer of Interns and RMOs between different Health Service Providers during their three year fixed term employment is enabled by section 141 of the Health Services Act 2016.

Date of effect: 20 August 2017 to 16 August 2020

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