Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 09/06/2024 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Part time

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Medical

Reference: 11986

Reference: 11986

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


O&G Hospital Medical Officer

Medical Services

Fixed Term Part Time: August 2024 until February 2025


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the West Gippsland Healthcare Group in the role of the O&G Hospital Medical Officer in a part time capacity. As a supervised position, incumbents are offered exposure to a wide range of obstetric and gynaecological presentations across inpatient and outpatient settings, in a busy rural environment. The department manages around 1000 births per year. This position provides an ideal opportunity for a junior doctor contemplating a career in rural practice.

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • MBBS or equivalent degree with registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Board of
    Australia (AHPRA).
  • Australian Healthcare Experience, having worked in either a Hospital or similar environment.
  • Experience working as an O&G Resident.
  • Demonstrated appropriate level experience and skills in the medical assessment and clinical
    management of patients.

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be fully (3 doses) vaccinated for COVID-19 and influenza (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, response to the selection criteria and a covering letter. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees.

If you have any further queries, please contact Medical Workforce on 03 5623 0791.

Applications close on Sunday 9th June 2024


As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.


Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Hannah Downey - (03) 5623 0791