Obstetrician / Gynaecologist VMO

  • Northern Health
  • Epping VIC, Australia
Part time Specialist Position

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (VMO) to join the team at Northern Health.

This role is to support the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Units in the provision of high-quality medical services at Northern Health, consistent with Northern Health values (safe, kind and together). Opportunities exist for future role development. The role is based at various Northern Health campuses, staff may be required to travel and work across the various Northern Health campuses, programs, and partner organisations. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (VMO) will work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team members including allied health clinicians, nursing and medical staff to deliver high quality Obstetric and Gynaecological services as well as driving related research and innovation.

Northern Health is the major provider of acute, maternity, sub-acute and specialist services in Melbourne’s rapidly growing outer north. Care is provided to our culturally rich and diverse community across our campuses at Northern Hospital Epping, Broadmeadows Hospital, Craigieburn Centre and Bundoora Centre. The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is staffed by a team of 15 Consultants and locally trained RANZCOG trainee registrars.

Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.

To be successful in this role you will have:

Medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Undergraduate medical qualification as a first degree is essential – MBBS, MD, PhD or equivalent
  • Appropriate specialty qualifications such as Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RANZCOG ) or equivalent is essential
  • Eligible for registration for Medicare provider number
  • Current National Police and Working with Children History Check

Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice:

All applicants must participate in the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process at Northern Health by completing the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice application via the electronic credentialing system, CGov prior to interview. Click here to complete your credentialing application: CGov credentialing application link 

Please note existing Northern Health Senior Medical Staff are not required to commence a new credentialing application.

Next Steps. . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you.

Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. 

For further details, please refer to the position description via the Northern Health recruitment site or alternatively contact: Arzoo Khalid – Head of Unit Obstetrics on [email protected] 

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