Position Details
Reference Number 53504
Position Title Hospital Medical Officer - August 2024
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About the Role

Western Health are currently seeking applications for Hospital Medical Officer positions from May 2024 onwards.

Appointments will be available across the General, Surgical and Medical streams. Rotations available are limited to current gaps within the above mentioned streams. The opportunity to discuss rotations and length of contract will be available at interview.

Please refer to the attached information guide, which provides information on rotations available within each stream.

Western Health offers a supported training environment where Senior Medical Staff make an effort to know you personally. Junior doctors are supported by a dedicated Director of Clinical Training and Medical Education Officer.

To be Successful in this Role, you will:

  • Hold or be eligible for medical registration with AHPRA
  • Have completed a minimum of 1 year full time medical employment post Primary  Medical Degree (MBBS), and
  • Meet AHPRA's recency of practice requirements for medical registration

Application Requirements

Applications to Western Health must include both a cover letter and CV.

Please include the following in your cover letter:

  • Preference of stream (General/Medical/Surgical)
  • Possible commencement date. Please note; this will be subject to your AHPRA eligibility/approval

Shortlisted applicants will be advised by email only if they have been successful in proceeding to interviews.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people 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 in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

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 (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

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

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Medical Workforce Unit
Contact Number 0383457392
Contact Email westisbest@wh.org.au
Closing Date 26/03/2024
Position Description and additional documents 2023 HMO Generic PD_Feb23.pdf
2024-25 - Careers Information Guide
Application Guide click here to view
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