2023 Neonatal Senior Hospital Medical Officer

Job posted: 18/07/2022
Applications close: 29/08/2022 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 46467

Reference: 46467

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

12 month Senior HMO (Neonatal) positions, commencing in February 2023 at Joan Kirner Newborn Services at Sunshine Hospital. The positions comprise the following training opportunities within the Newborn Services Unit:

  • Enhance skills in acute management of neonatal patients in both the delivery room setting as well as later presentations of acutely ill infants.

  • Develop knowledge of common newborn clinical presentations – both acute and non-acute.

  • Develop procedural skills in relation to the intensive care management of newborn infants.

  • Develop skills in relation to the support of preterm newborn infants.

  • Participate in unit educational and quality activities.

These positions are most suited to applicants who plan a career in paediatrics.

Eligibility criteria are:

  • PGY 2 or above at time of application.

  • Minimum 6 months prior paediatric experience.

The selection process for these positions is highly competitive. The positions are awarded on the basis of CV, references and interview. Shortlisting for interview is based on CV and referee report, so it is important that applicants highlight on their CV all relevant clinical experience, courses, academic awards/honours, research experience and other hospital involvement.

Newborn Services at Joan Kirner - Sunshine Hospital aims for excellence in neonatal paediatric training, and the successful applicant(s) for the Senior HMO (Neonatal) can expect:

  • Well supervised clinical training in neonatology

  • Exposure to an extensive teaching programme

  • Opportunities during the 12 month appointment to work at Junior Registrar level

Important note to applicants

Please ensure that the Referee Assessment Form is downloaded and forwarded to your 3 x Referees for completion. The completed forms are to be emailed to the Zana Bogdanoska from the Medical Workforce Unit at Western Health (zana.bogdanoska@wh.org.au ) as close as possible to the nominated closing date as this is a very important step in the shortlisting process.

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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 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 and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

2023 Neonatal Senior Hospital Medical Officer

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Clare Collins - 0390552400
Zana Bogdanoska - 90552446

2023 Neonatal Senior Hospital Medical Officer