Position Details


Reference Number 162344
Position Title 2021 HMO3 Critical Care Resident (including 1 Emergency Department Certificate Position)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program People & Culture
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 1520
Position Summary
  • Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects
  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from public transport and staff car parking

About the facility  

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, Geelong is becoming recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising. The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region.

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 24 key locations throughout the region.

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

About the role 

Barwon Health is now recruiting Critical Care Residents for 2021, with this position also comes the opportunity for candidates to identify if they would be interested in partaking in the Critical Care year with the Emergency Department Certificate. Candidates can identify the preference for this when answering the Key Selection Criteria for the role.

If successful for the Critical Care Year you will rotate through Anaesthetics, Intensive Care Unit, Cardiology and Hamilton.

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.

As a Hospital Medical Officer you will provide effective supervised day to day clinical management of both ambulatory and admitted patients/resident/clients within Barwon Health whilst fulfilling Medical Board of Australia pre-registration training requirements.

It is essential that you:

  • Provide highest quality patient centred care
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Manage information accordingly
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Practice in accordance with all policies and procedures

Become part of our passionate, committed and highly competent workforce. Apply today!

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • 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 on (03) 4215 0520 or 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.

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 Manager Medical Workforce 
Contact Number 0400 592 542 
Alternate Contact Person Dr Piraveen Pirakalathanan 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1115 
Closing Date 19/07/2020
Position Description
File name 
Barwon Health HMO3 Position Description 2021.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.