2023 Surgical Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)

Job posted: 11/07/2022
Applications close: 11/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 46434

Reference: 46434

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

Western Health has nearly 30 HMO3 (PGY3+) Surgical positions available for the 2023 Clinical Year, commencing 3 February 2023.

Western Health offer a supported environment where Senior Medical Staff make an effort to know you personally and our HMO education program comprises fortnightly education sessions, incorporating simulation workshops and case based education sessions. We have an energetic group of JMS Medical Education Officers who coordinate educational opportunities for prevocational trainees, interns and medical students (Prevocational Education Committee in Surgery (PECS)).

Western Health offers a variety of surgical rotations within the HMO3 Surgical stream, these include:

  • Emergency Medicine

  • ENT Surgery

  • General Surgery

  • Colorectal, upper GI, Breast and Endocrine Surgery

  • Intensive Care Medicine

  • Neurosurgery

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Paediatric Surgery

  • Plastic Surgery

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Urology

  • Surgical Nights and Relieving

Please note: all HMOs will be assigned a night duty / relieving term during the year.

Every effort will be made to provide rotations of your choice – taking into consideration your career interests, training requirements, previous experience and demands of particular rotations. However this is not a guarantee as this is dependent on the group of successful applicants and final rotation preferences. All HMOs will be assigned a combined annual leave/nights/relieving term during the year.

We have a strong focus on junior doctor education with a dedicated weekly intern and HMO education program, simulation and workshops for junior doctors, hospital grand rounds and a broad range of unit-specific education sessions. The Western Centre for Health Research and Education (WCHRE) at the Sunshine Hospital campus is a purpose built teaching and research facility, including a state-of-the-art simulation centre. Please see our junior doctor website for more information about your medical career at Western Health. https://westerndoctors.wh.org.au 

To be Successful in this Role you will:

  • Hold or be eligible for medical registration with AHPRA

  • Have completed a minimum of 2 years full time medical employment post Primary Medical Degree (MBBS), and

  • Meet AHPRA's recency of practice requirements for medical registration.

Your application

Your application consists of your CV, cover letter and references.

Please ensure that the Referee Assessment Form is provided to your referees, and references are submitted by your referee directly to Western Health via email (whmwu@wh.org.au) before the closing date.

A minimum of 2 references are required for submission.

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

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.

2023 Surgical Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)

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Darren Blewett - 0481 005 059
Hien Nguyen - 83456951

2023 Surgical Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)