Position Details

Reference Number 170932
Position Title 2022 Diploma of Obstetrics
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program People & Culture
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 228
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 General stream for HMO3 rotates through a vast range of Units where you will get a broad perspective of all of the services that the University Hospital Geelong, McKellar centre and Colac hospital 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 Diploma of Obstetrics general stream pathway offers the opportunity to gain skills in obstetrics & gynaecology that will enable you to safely undertake non-complex deliveries and perform basic gynaecological procedures. It is designed to allow completion of the DRANZCOG or Certificate of Women’s Health over the 6 month rotation. It is suited to doctors interested in practicing in Women’s health such as but not limited to intention to apply for training to RANZCOG College as a specialist or for GPs who intend to be comfortable with the topic in either a procedural or clinic setting.

Along with you six month rotation in obstetrics & gynaecology your other six months consist of opportunities for rotations in Emergency, Paediatrics, ICU, Geriatrics, Psychiatry (Community or Inpatient rotations available) and a mandatory rotation at Colac Area Health Service.

The year planner includes 2 terms of your choice (preference), 1 mandatory term in Colac and 1 cover term including a 5 week block of annual leave.

Our HMO3 Diploma of Obstetrics year is based at University Hospital Geelong, McKellar Centre or Colac Area Health. 

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.

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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: General Medical Registration - APHRA
Essential: 2 Years demonstrated relevant experience as a Hospital Medical Officer in an Australian / New Zealand hospital
Desirable: Completion of a 10-13 week rotation in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Contact Person Karen Hamon 
Contact Person Job Title Director Medical Workforce 
Contact Number 0400 592 542 
Alternate Contact Person Geraldine Masson 
Alternate Contact Number  
Closing Date 14/07/2021
Position Description
File name 
Barwon Health HMO 3 Position Description 2022.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.