Position Details
Reference Number 32501
Position Title 2019 General - 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 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 has a number of HMO3 (PGY3) general positions commencing February 2019 for 12 months.

Western Health offers rotations in the General Streams tailored to suit those intending to pursue a career in General Practice, Emergency Training and the possibility of O&G rotations for Diploma in Obstetrics are also available.

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

  • Aged Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Geriatric Eval & Mng (GEM)
  • Nephrology
  • General Medicine & other Medical Specialties
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatric Ward
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nights / Relieving

The position is available to medical practitioners who have completed at least 2 years post graduate degree. Past working experience within the Australian Medical Hospital System for at least two (2) years is highly desirable.

If you wish to apply you must meet the Mandatory Criteria as noted below:

Australian Trained Medical Graduates: General Registration with AHPRA and who have completed a minimum of 2 years full time medical employment post MBBS graduation

International Medical Graduates: Limited / General Registration with AHPRA and who have completed a minimum of 2 years full time medical employment in Australia (desirable). Must have passed AMC MCQ Part 1 and achieved a ranking of 7 or above in IELTs (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

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 to 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.

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


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.

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 Debra Hutchinson
Contact Number 83457003
Contact Email debra.hutchinson@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Zana Bogdanoska
Alternate Contact Number 83457392
Closing Date 13/11/2018
Position Description and additional documents POSITION DESCRIPTION.pdf
JMS Application Form
Referee Form
Application Guide click here to view
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