Position Details
Reference Number 52832
Position Title Career Medical Officer
Employment Type Temporary Part Time, Temporary Full Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

Our department of Western Health at Home is seeking highly motivated and skilled Career Medical Officers to join our Western@Home team. These roles have a focus on community care including care of patients living in Residential Aged Care Facilities. The roles will provide medical support for the Hospital in the Home (HITH) Unit along with Residential In Reach secarvices. The roles will also support non-admitted patients in the community at high risk of re-presentation to hospital, and will include provision of care in the patient’s own home as well as in Residential Aged Care Facilities. 

Full-time and part-time positions are available on a temporary basis until June 2026.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Current Australian medical registration
  • Relevant credentials, clinical experience and clinical competence required for level of position
  • Experience working across a wide range of medical disciplines
  • Experience working with complex patients with multiple comorbidities
  • Experience in the support and supervision of Junior Medical Staff
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team
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 Barbara Sabangan
Contact Number 0478301952
Contact Email barbara.sabangan@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Cristina Mateevici
Alternate Contact Number 0421899295
Alternate Contact Email Cristina.Mateevici@wh.org.au
Closing Date 14/02/2024
Position Description Career Medical Officer January 2024.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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