Position Details
Reference Number 34813
Position Title 2020 Surgical - Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)
Employment Type Temporary Full 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

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, third year medical graduates or beyond to join our team at Western Health commencing February 2020.

Western Health offers rotations in the surgical stream tailored to suit those intending to pursue a career in Surgery (Pre-SET / SET).

Rotations in the following specialties are options on offer however are subject to change:

  • ENT
  • General Surgery
  • Intensive Care
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Night Duty / Relieving

Please ensure that the Referee Assessment Form is downloaded and forwarded to your 3 x Referees for completion.  The completed form is to be returned via email wh.mwu.enquiries@wh.org.au as close as possible to the nominated Closing Date as this is a very important step in the shortlisting process.


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 Cassandra James
Contact Number 0383457003
Alternate Contact Person Kylie Clayton
Alternate Contact Number 83457392
Closing Date 19/07/2019
Position Description and additional documents 2020 HMO 3 Surgical POSITION DESCRIPTION.docx
JMS Application Form
Referee Assessment Form
Application Guide click here to view
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