O&G Hospital Medical Officer

Job posted: 30/04/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 25880

Reference: 25880

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Fixed Term Full or Part Time
  • Commencing August 2024 – 6 month position
  • Parkville location with multiple public transport options

The Royal Women’s Hospital is one of Australia’s oldest and most distinguished tertiary hospitals dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of women and newborns, offering specialised services within maternity, newborn and women’s health. We have strong affiliations to the University of Melbourne, with research and education integral to our role. Our goal is to be the best place to work, learn and contribute, and to provide exceptional experiences for our patients and consumers.

About the role

The Royal Women’s is Australia’s leading independent specialist hospital for women dedicated to improving the health and well being of women of all ages and cultures, and new born babies. The Women’s is recognised as a leader in its field, with expertise in maternity services and the care of newborn babies, gynaecology, assisted reproduction, women’s health and cancer services.

The Women’s is a centre of excellence for perinatal care, research and education, with more than 7,000 births per year. The Maternity Service at the Women’s is structured to provide quality care to women by the most appropriately qualified clinician. Obstetricians in the multidisciplinary teams provide clinical care with midwives, trainees, other medical specialists and allied health practitioners to women from a geographical area and to higher risk women from outside the local area.  In addition some women with complex clinical needs may receive clinical care in specialist clinics.

As a Hospital Medical Officer in Obstetrics you are responsible for the provision of excellent clinical care to women who are outpatients or inpatients of the Women’s, and their babies and families.

All HMO posts are accredited for the Certificate in Women’s Health (CWH) / Diploma in Obstetrics (DRANZCOG), and for general practice training with positions being available.

The Women’s is committed to providing the best clinical experience and education; rotations are regularly evaluated and may vary from year to year. To accommodate, this position may also include rotations in Gynaecology, the Women’s Emergency and/or Women’s Health.

The Women's is committed to ongoing professional development of all junior doctors; a wide range of clinical and audit meetings and specific teaching sessions is provided.

About you

  • MB BS/ MD or equivalent qualification
  • Medical Practitioner Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum PGY3 level


  • Embodies the Women’s values of courage, passion, discovery and respect
  • “Can do” and flexible approach
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion with patients
  • Ability to engage with and learn to lead within a tight-knit unit providing expertise in multiple areas of reproductive care
  • Balancing competing and conflicting priorities
  • Time management and prioritising
  • Professional demeanour

The Classification and Salary scale will be dependent on experience and you will be appointed and in accordance to the Australian Medical Association (Victoria) Doctors in Training Agreement 2022-2026.

Please ensure that you download the attached Referee Assessment Form and have this completed by at least three (3) nominated referees. On completion, this form is to be signed and returned to the below email address directly by the Referee themselves (where possible).

Email: medical.recruitment@thewomens.org.au

Our benefits

At the Women’s you will enjoy a culture that is collaborative, supportive and passionate about learning. We have a strong sense of purpose, and engage in meaningful work every day. We offer our people a range of rewarding benefits, including:

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted financial, lifestyle and health options, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Public transport options at our doorstep and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Onsite childcare centre and breastfeeding rooms
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities

Inclusion and belonging

The Women’s celebrates, values and supports a diverse and inclusive environment which reflects our vibrant community. We encourage applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. We also welcome anyone who identifies as LGBTQIA+, physically, linguistically, culturally and/or gender diverse, and people of any age to apply for our roles. We are committed to gender equity principles, and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women and family violence matters. We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited.

Join us!

If you feel this role is right for you we warmly invite you to apply, and encourage your early application. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check, a Working with Children Check and three COVID-19 vaccinations, and may include a range of additional vaccinations including influenza, as required by the Department of Health. If you need assistance or require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, you are welcome to reach out to the contact person listed.

O&G Hospital Medical Officer

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kym Truong - (03) 8345 2000

O&G Hospital Medical Officer