Hospital Medical Officer – General

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Echuca

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Echuca Regional Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 11392

Reference: 11392

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Echuca

Hospital Medical Officer – General 

ERH services the Shire of Campaspe and the cross-border Murray River Council. Echuca Moama and townships are located directly across the state border from one another, separated by the Murray River.

Echuca and Moama are vibrant tourist towns with exciting cultural heritage, restaurant scene, sporting facilities, seemingly endless leisure and recreational options all within 2 ½ hours from Melbourne. Excellent preschool, primary and secondary education options are available.

ERH provides a comprehensive range of acute, medical, surgical and sub-acute services plus residential aged care and a broad range of community healthcare services. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Due to continued growth we are currently seeking x2 Hospital Medical Officers - General.  Contracts are available for 6, 12 or 24 months upon negotiation, with an anticipated start date of August 2024.  Rotations will consist of thirteen-week terms, these may include:

  • Emergency medicine
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Paediatrics & Obstetrics
  • General Practice (Echuca)
  • Leave relief

These HMO roles on offer will suit someone who is keen to further enhance their clinical and procedural skills, in a vibrant learning environment in various specialities.  If you are interested in coming to work in a place where you feel valued as an individual and feel part of a team making a palpable difference, we would like to hear from you.  The position suits a highly driven and motivated individual, who is able to work independently and collaboratively and has a passion for care.

As we are open 24 hours -7 days a week we are able to offer a flexible working environment and are keen to work with you.  We understand the importance of a healthy work life balance in Echuca so that you can take the time to enjoy our town as well as enjoy your work. There are options for job share and we are open to hearing your ideas.  We are also keen to work with you on career pathways you may be interested in pursuing.  At Echuca Regional Health we work as a collaborative region with our other Key Health Services and General Practices to make the most of the opportunities for our Health professionals.

Please note - as we are a smaller regional Health Service, for these roles, we are not able to accept applicants who do not currently reside in Australia and hold General Registration.

Working for ERH 

At ERH we offer a supportive and inclusive culture that offers opportunity for growth and development.  As well as that we have a fantastic range of benefits for our employees, including:

  • Generous salary packaging opportunities, to increase your take-home pay each fortnight
  • Flexible working arrangements, with the opportunity to work full-time, part-time or casually
  • Experienced and supportive leaders, who genuinely care about their team
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Genuine opportunities to broaden your skillset, and progress in your career
  • Comprehensive learning and development program
  • An independent and confidential Employee Assistance Program for yourself and family members
  • Free onsite parking

If you are passionate about healthcare and are excited to join a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you! Apply today by following the link below. Applications are to be submitted online.

ERH is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally, linguistically and gender diverse people and, mature aged people. For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

How to Apply: 

All applicants are to apply online. 

Please take the time to read the position description available online. Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to this position.  

Applications must include:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Completed online questionnaire, and
  4. Three professional referees.

Please note:  A separate document detailing responses to the ‘key selection criteria’ within the position description is required.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Kath Creme, Medical Workforce Unit Manager on: (03) 5485 5041

**This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and (where relevant) provision of a Working With Children Check and check on the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme prior to appointment.  In addition, this position requires evidence of vaccination status for COVID-19. 

Hospital Medical Officer – General

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kath Creme - (03) 5485 5041

Hospital Medical Officer – General