Position Details
Reference Number 34970
Position Title Infectious Diseases Physician
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Temporary Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health is seeking to recruit Infectious Diseases Physicians into a permanent and/or fixed term role up to 0.8 EFT (56 hours per fortnight). There is some flexibility around the number of hours. The fixed term position would require a commitment until March 2020.

If you are a dynamic and engaging clinician with well-developed clinical expertise in Infectious Diseases, then this may be the role for you.

The Infectious Diseases Unit provides inpatient and ambulatory care to patients with infection related illness, as well as an extensive consultative service to all other units within the health service to assist in the management of infections. This service is provided across all Western Health campuses including out of hours. The service offers inpatient and consultation services physically located at Sunshine and Footscray Hospitals and outpatient clinics at Footscray Hospital, and consultation services to Williamstown Hospital.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Adrian Tramontana
Contact Number 0413755303
Alternate Contact Person Timothy Chiu
Alternate Contact Number 0403602649
Closing Date 25/06/2019
Position Description Infectious Diseases Physician PD_May 2019.docx
Application Guide click here to view
About Western Health About Western Health