Neonatal Senior Hospital Medical Officer

Job posted: 16/11/2023
Applications close: 14/12/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 51059

Reference: 51059

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

Applications are sought for a 6 or12 month Senior HMO (Neonatal) position. Commencing in February 2024 or August 2024 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, operating theatre and within the Special Care and Neonatal Intensive Care Nurseries.

• 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

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.

• Fantastic job satisfaction working as part of a cohesive medical and nursing team.

• Exposure to an extensive teaching programme.

• 24/7 on site consultant supervision and support.

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 Jacinta Stewart from the Medical Workforce Unit at Western Health (jacinta.stewart@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.

Neonatal Senior Hospital Medical Officer

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Charles Barfield - 90552400
Jacinta Stewart - 0468567952

Neonatal Senior Hospital Medical Officer