Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

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.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1632587
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist.pdf (PDF, 501KB)


Contact: Jen Dorney (Manager Medical Workforce)
5563 4146 or email jdorney@swh.net.au

Position Details

As the largest outer-regional health service in Victoria, South West Healthcare (SWH) is proud to deliver a comprehensive range of high quality medical services to our rural community.

About the role

We currently have an exceptional opportunity for a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (O & G) to join our Medical Directorate in providing high quality and cost effective Obstetrics and Gynaecology services.

The Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist position is predominately clinically focused, although there are clinically related management functions associated with the position.  These management functions are in support of the Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and are focused on quality and risk management activities and professional development.

The Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist will work co-operatively with the other Obstetrician and Gynaecologists in providing ongoing Obstetrics and Gynaecological cover to SWH.

This is a permanent full time position.

What you bring

As a current FRANZCOG qualified and Medical Practitioners Board of Australia registered Specialist O & G, you will have developed broad experience and skills in the relevant field to enable confident clinical practice in a regional community.

Commitment to quality Obstetrics and Gynaecology practice improvements and demonstrated effective communication, conflict management and team building skills is essential. The successful application will also have experience in and a positive attitude relating to the training needs of junior medical staff.

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

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

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status. 

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 39,000 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: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 16 October 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the AMA Victoria – Victorian Public Health Sector – Medical Specialist Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021, with the appropriate classification commensurate with experience.

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

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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