14/09/2022

Clinical Director Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Northeast Health Wangaratta
  • Wangaratta VIC, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Permanent Contract - EFT negotiated
Staff Specialist/VMO Contract t - negotiated with successful applicant
Reference #3E4ED


Looking for a tree change? The North East Victorian lifestyle might be just what you’re looking for! Fabulous food and wine venues, excellent cycling tracks and river walks with easy access to the snowfields and water skiing. The area is home to excellent public and private schools and is only 2.5 hours on a major freeway from Melbourne.

Seeking a rewarding career opportunity? The Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Northeast Health Wangaratta will be supported by an established Nursing Leadership team and lead a dedicated team of Consultants and Junior Medical Workforce who are focused on providing optimal clinical outcomes for the women of the North East.

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is a busy sub-regional health service that is the major referral facility for the greater part of North East Victoria. NHW provides a wide range of acute specialist medical and surgical services including; an emergency department, critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, sub acute rehabilitation, aged care, community and cancer services.

Northeast Health Wangaratta is a growing maternity service with approximately 90 births per month. It is a referral hospital for small rural hospitals in the region including Yarrawonga, Beechworth and Mansfield. The Maternity ward consists of 4 birthing suites, 6 postnatal beds and is supported by a 6 cot special care nursery.

Offering public gynaecology and antenatal outpatient clinics and 3 gynaecology theatre lists per week.

This position will also allow for provide services to NHW for elective and emergency obstetrics and gynaecology and will share on-call cover with our existing Obstetrician/Gynaecologists. The successful applicant will be required to relocate to Wangaratta region.

You must have Specialist Registration with the AHPRA. Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FRANZCOG) and appropriate experience.

NHW is the major regional health service and specialist referral facility for Northeast Victoria. It serves a population of approximately 90,000, performs over 6,500 procedures a year and has approximately 700 births per year. It has an onsite radiology, pathology and blood bank service as well as a newly opened modern 8 bed Intensive Care Unit.

Wangaratta is under three hours drive from Melbourne. It is in a magnificent rural setting with snow fields, rivers, vineyards, national parks and a host of recreational activities on offer. It has over 11 schools including private Catholic and Anglican schooling options for pre-year 12. It is within 45 minute drive to Albury which is a large rural city that has also has a regional airport.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Melissa Murfitt, EA to EDMS on (03) 5722 5233.
  • Confirmation of full Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required upon application
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below or at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • Applications must address the key selection criteria from the PD
  • Employment Statutory Declaration form must be submitted with your application
  • To apply for this position hit Apply Now/Join Now or head over to our careers page at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • All additional documents can be uploaded within the application after filling in the key criteria
  • Applications close Sunday, 9th October 2022


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