Position Details
Reference Number 40739
Position Title Gastroenterologist
Employment Type Casual
Location Western Health
Position Summary

The Gastroenterology Service provides care across inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory settings, at Sunshine, Footscray and Sunbury Campuses. The scope of the Gastroenterology Service includes both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. Inpatient services incorporate acute/chronic liver disease management. Weekly general outpatients and clinical/service meetings support the delivery of services to Western Health. The Unit is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, quality assurance activities and research.

We are seeking dynamic, collaborative and patient focused Gastroenterologist specialist physicians to join the Gastroenterology Unit casual bank. The roles will predominantly be to provide endoscopy services, but may also include outpatient clinics and inpatient care.

The role of the Consultant/Specialist is to provide high quality clinical care to the patients of Western Health services, to supervise and train Junior Medical Staff and support Western Health Strategic Priorities.

To be Successful in this Role you shall have:

  • FRACP qualification, with Gastroenterology specialisation
  • Current Australian medical registration
  • Conjoint committee accreditation for gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Current GESA colonoscopy re-certification certificate (or exemption if not eligible yet)
  • A commitment to the public health care sector


About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

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


Previous applicants need not apply

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Lauren Davidson
Contact Number 0466853803
Alternate Contact Person Zina Valaydon
Alternate Contact Number 83456666
Closing Date 24/06/2021
Position Description PD Gastroenterologist_October 2020.docx
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