Position Details

Reference Number 170930
Position Title 2022 HMO3 Critical Care Residents (including ED Certificate Positions)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program People & Culture
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 1520
Position Summary

Barwon Doctors

  • Provide best care, every person, every day, so that everyone feels better
  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best
  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Part of a Team

The Critical Care stream for HMO3 rotates through a vast range of Units where you will get a broad perspective of all of the critical care services that University Hospital Geelong offer. 

You will be an integral member of the team working alongside accredited and unaccredited registrars and consultant staff.  Positioned next to Deakin University Clinical School you can gain experience in supervision and teaching of students both on the ward and in the classroom.  The Medical Education Special Interest group runs the 'Near Peer teaching Program' and provides Teaching on The Run courses and mentorship in simulation teaching. 

About the Role

The HMO3 Critical Care stream pathway offers many training experiences, suitable to your specific needs.

The year planner includes 2 terms of your choice (preference), 1 term at Hamilton Hospital and 1 cover term including nights and a 5 week block of annual leave.

These Critical Care positions include rotations in Anaesthetics, ICU, Cardiology, and Emergency Department along with one of our Regional partners in Hamilton, Emergency Medicine. If you are interested in the Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) please identify this preference when answering the key selection criteria. 

The Critical Care Year plus the Emergency Medicine Certificate will be offered by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM). The Emergency Medicine Certificate (EMC) Training Program provides doctors working in Emergency Departments (EDs) with adequate knowledge and sufficient clinical experience to be safe and efficient practitioners. The EMC is a six-month competency-based training program conducted in an Emergency Setting under the supervision of an approved EMC Supervisor. The position offered includes 3 months at UHG ED under direct supervision of a FACEM and 3 months at the Hamilton Base hospital. The UHG FACEMs visit Hamilton Base Hospital on a monthly basis and are available weekly to review and discuss cases.  The EMC can also be the pathway to complete a Diploma in Emergency Medicine also offered by ACEM.

Download our position description from Barwon Health Careers and read all about specifics of the role. Alternatively if you wish to speak directly to the Clinical Head of Unit or Director of Medical Workforce the contact details can be found at Barwon Health Careers.

If you have the qualifications and aptitude along with excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to improving patient care, this may be the role for you!

What we offer

Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Do you have full General Medical registration with AHPRA?
Essential: Demonstrated relevant experience (2 years minimum) as a Hospital Medical Officer in an Australian/New Zealand or Competent Authority hospital
Desirable: Please indicate if you are interested in either 1. Critical Care year and the Emergency Department Certificate or 2. just the Critical Care Year
Contact Person Karen Hamon 
Contact Person Job Title Director Medical Workforce 
Contact Number 0400 592 542 
Alternate Contact Person Georgia Nickels 
Alternate Contact Number  
Closing Date 14/07/2021
Position Description
File name 
Barwon Health HMO 3 Critical Care Position Description.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.