General Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 03/06/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 54261

Reference: 54261

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

Western Health has in excess of 60 Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+) positions in our General Training Stream suitable for applicants who have had at least two years of medical experience.

Western Health offers a supported training environment where Senior Medical Staff make an effort to know you personally. Junior doctors in the General Training Stream are supported by a dedicated Director of Clinical Training and Medical Education Officer.

Western Health offers a variety of rotations within the HMO3 General Training Stream, these include:

  • Aged Care / GEM / Subacute
  • Anaesthetics
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Informatics / Digital Health
  • Emergency Medicine (Adult)
  • Emergency Medicine (Paediatrics)
  • Gastroenterology
  • Intensive Care
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Palliative Care
  • Psychiatry

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

Applications to Western Health must include both a cover letter and CV.

Your cover letter should help us understand why you are applying to Western Health, what your career goals are and what unique skills and experiences you have to bring to our diverse workforce.

x2 consultant references using the standard PMCV form, must be sent to westisbest@wh.org.au

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 is implementing a new recruitment system, launching on Monday, 27th May 2024.

There will be a period from the 27th - 29th May which you might not be able to apply for this role. However, the position will be available for you to apply from the 30th May until the stipulated closing date.

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

General Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Stephanie Attard - 83457392

General Hospital Medical Officer (PGY3+)