Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

  • South West Healthcare
  • Warrnambool VIC, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking an experienced Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to provide high quality and cost effective services to the community. The position is predominately clinically focused, along with the clinically related management and support functions associated with the position. These management/support functions are in support of the Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and are focused on quality and risk management activities, professional development and training and supervisor of junior medical staff.

This is a full time temporary position until 31 July 2021 with the option to extend if mutually agreed. 


What you bring

The successful applicant will have a medical degree fully registrable with AHPRA, the qualification of FRANZCOG or other equivalent specialist qualification. You will have a broad experience in the fields of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to enable confident clinical practice in a regional area and a commitment to quality improvement activities related to the practice. Effective communication, conflict management  and team building skills along with experience in training junior medical staff is also essential.


What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.


Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/


How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Dr Rosy Buchanan (Clinical Director Obstetrics & Gynaecology) [email protected] or Jen Dorney (Manager Medical Workforce) on 556 3475 or email [email protected]

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018 - 2021 with the appropriate classification in line with experience.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 28 February 2021.

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

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