Project Coordinator - Barwon South West Region Mapping of Training Capacity Project

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Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1409069
Closing Date: 28-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Project Coordinator PD 20190627 V2.pdf (PDF, 302KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

In conjunction with Barwon South West Regional Public Health organisations, South West Healthcare (SWH) is excited to host a Project Coordinator to lead the Training Capacity Project. The role is a fixed term position supported by SWH's Medical Division, the key objective of the position will be to lead the consultative processes with relevant stakeholders and key industry or sector players in order to achieve the objectives and goals of the project. 

The project will inform the design, development and implementation of a coordinated training pathway for Rural Generalist Training in the Region. A focus will be the capacity to respond to the future hospital-based medical and medical procedural care needs of the regional communities. The Rural Generalist Training Pathway will provide a highly attractive career development opportunity for junior doctors and achieve a high rate of retention of trainees as General Practitioners (GPs) and General Practitioner – Rural Generalists (GP-RGs) providing procedural services in the region. 

The successful applicant will have relevant clinical qualification and/or  qualifications and experience in health administration and project management. Demonstrated experience communicating and developing networks with clinicians in a healthcare well as exceptional communication skills, including demonstrated written communication skills and experience in writing reports, submissions and plans are essential. 

We encourage all interested applicants to view the applicable position description, which can be found at our website under Careers. 

For further enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jenny Dorney (Medical Administration) on (03) 5563 4146, email, Nic Van Zyl (Executive Director Medical Services) on (03) 5563 4020 email

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 28 July 2019.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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