Position Details

Reference Number 171981
Position Title Public Health Physician
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Sessional
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Play an integral role in protecting members of our community
  • Permanent full time role available (job share considered)
  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

About the facility

Barwon Health is the largest regional health service in Victoria. It provides comprehensive tertiary health services to our population and has strong affiliations with Deakin University. The newly formed Public Health Unit servicing the Barwon South West region is initially focussing on COVID-19 preparedness, response and facilitation, with a particular focus initially on the COVID 19 Vaccination program. The next stage will focus on other key areas of communicable and chronic diseases to improve public health to the entire region.

About the region

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 600,000 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.

About the role

Here at Barwon Health we are seeking Public Health Physicians to join the Public Health Unit.  You will provide medical services to the Health service under the auspices of the Public Health Unit. To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Basic medical degree, registrable with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria.
  • Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM).
  • Specialist qualifications recognised through the National Specialist Qualifications Advisory Committee (NSQAC)
  • Experience in Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology.
  • A track record and experience in Public Health Research.

As you will be working in a high risk assessed covid area you must be willing to be covid - 19 vaccinated.

 Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Barwon Health have attractive salary packaging benefits which are capped benefits that employees can claim each Fringe Benefit Tax year. Note, terms and conditions for each apply. Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, 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 and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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#Geelong, Victoria

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

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: Basic medical degree, registerable with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria.
Essential: Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Essential: Specialist qualifications recognised through the National Specialist Qualifications Advisory Committee (NSQAC)
Essential: Experience in Public Health Medicine
Essential: A track record and experience in Public Health Research.
Essential: Have you / are you willing to receive the COVID - 19 vaccination?
Desirable: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Professor Eugene Athan  
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0416 070 897  
Closing Date 02/11/2021
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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.