Hospital Medical Officer Year 2

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1458163
Closing Date: 26-Apr-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - HMO Year 2 March 2020.pdf (PDF, 229KB)

Contact: Jennifer Dorney

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Medical directorate has a Hospital Medical Officer Year 2 (HMO2) position available, rotating through several PMCV accredited clinical disciplines of Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Rehabilitation, Paediatrics and Women's Health. This opportunity also provides a rotation to Portland District Health.

This full time HMO2 position is available until February 2022.

 What you bring

As a HMO2 holding a medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) recognised and registered by the Medical Board of Australia, you will have developed experience and skills delivering safe, high quality patient care. You will be committed to working in an interdisciplinary team and ongoing learning and self- development, with an ability to seek advice when necessary.

 What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

 Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

 To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

 How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

 For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jennifer Dorney (Medical Administrator) on (03) 5563 4146 or email  

 Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theAMA Victoria - Victorian Public health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 with the appropriate classification Hospital Medical Officer Year 2.

 The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

 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 two (2) referees by Sunday 26 April 2020.

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As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

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