Position Details

Reference Number 162346
Position Title 2021 HMO3 General Resident
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program People & Culture
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 2128
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 are now recruiting for 2021 HMO3 General Residents. As the HMO3 under the direction of more experienced medical staff and through collaboration with other health professionals, you will  provide effective appropriate medical care commensurate with your capabilities and in accordance with delegated clinical privileges which may vary from site to site.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Day to day clinical management of department/ unit patients
  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with relevant standards prescribed by the Medical Board of Australia and Barwon Health.
  • Using the principles of evidence based practice, and access relevant current literature in formulating clinical management decisions.
  • Understanding and using the principles of informed consent, recognising that it may need to be obtained by a senior clinician.
  • Maintaining a professional and friendly approach in all interpersonal communication with patients, families and colleagues.

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
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 31/08/2020
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.