Position Details
Reference Number 34209
Position Title Neonatologist Consultant
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
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 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health, one of the largest providers of maternity services in Australia is looking to appoint enthusiastic and experienced Neonatologists. These positions will support the considerable growth experienced by Western Health over the last 5 years and help support the Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital and the expansion of the Level 5 Special Care Nursery to a Level 6 service and a brand new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

This stand-alone facility on the Sunshine Hospital site is expected to open in May 2019 and will facilitate a transition to the next Level 6 (tertiary) maternity service in Victoria.

  • These positions would suit an experienced leader and clinician who is able to support the Head of Unit and drive the development of a new neonatal intensive care unit and support the neonatal service at Western Health to become the best in Australia.
  • This position would suit one with documented research output and experience with the ability to develop and support neonatal research.
  • Echocardiography skills are highly desirable 
  • A commitment to a positive workplace environment where any form of bullying or harassment is not tolerated is expected of all staff at Western Health

Details of the Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital can be found at:



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 Clare Collins
Contact Number 83450310
Contact Email clare.collins@wh.org.au
Closing Date 21/03/2019
Position Description Consultant Neonatologist PD (3).pdf
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