Position Details
Reference Number 33582
Position Title Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Fractional
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, one of the largest providers of maternity services in Australia, is looking to appoint enthusiastic & experienced sessional and full time Obsterics & Gynaecology specialists. These positions will support the transition to a Level 6 (Tertiary) maternity service in Victoria with the opening of the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s in mid-2019.

  • This position would suit experienced clinicians who are able to contribute to our team based care system and support a collaborative model of maternity care. 
  • The role would involve acute obstetrics and gynaecology, antenatal clinics, elective caesarean section lists and on-call cover.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can commit to approximately 0.5 EFT (e.g. 2 days per week).
  • With an expressed aim of becoming the best O&G training centre in Australia, experience in supporting trainees and ensuring their advancement would be valuable.
  • 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 on our website: click here


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 Glyn Teale
Contact Number 0383450310
Contact Email Glyn.Teale@wh.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Elske Posma
Alternate Contact Number 0383450310
Alternate Contact Email elske.posma@wh.org.au
Closing Date 18/11/2018
Position Description Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Position Description 2018.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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