Job Vacancies at NHW

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. Successful applicants will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

NHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to respecting and celebrating all forms of diversity and recognises the value of these unique identities within the community.

NHW encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

If you require support or assistance in applying for a position please direct enquiries to hr@nhw.org.au

Title: Registered Midwife
Position Type: Full/Part Time, Fixed Term
Hours: Various
Reference: #19179
Contact: Karen Oddie
Phone: 03 5722 5133

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW currently has positions available for Registered Grade 2 Midwives to join the team of professionals that contribute to our hospital’s excellent reputation.  

The Maternity Services Unit is a progressive unit that boasts modern birthing, postnatal and special care nursery facilities.  The ward is well supported through the Education Department of the hospital and is well regarded within the region as a resource for Midwifery practice.

The successful applicant’s will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:
• Enquiries can be made with Karen Oddie on (03) 5722 5133
• A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page
• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

Position Description:
Registered Midwife.pdf

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW are seeking expressions of interest from Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Allied Health Assistants, Dietitians, Social Workers, Diabetes Educators, Continence Nurses & Care Coordinators who are keen to explore casual, temporary, weekend and/or ongoing opportunities for work at NHW.

Roles within our Allied Health & Ambulatory services division offer exciting clinical diversity across emergency, acute, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient and community funded streams. 

If you are dynamic, team orientated, innovative and committed to allied health and ambulatory services then we would love to hear from you.

For further information, or to obtain a copy of position descriptions for any of the positions available, please contact:

Physiotherapy: Brooke Winzer / Alison Gargan (03) 5722 5413
Occupational Therapy: Lisa Peters / Kane Fitzpatrick (03) 5722 5508
Speech Pathology & Allied Health Assistants: Courtney Ward-Jackson (03) 5722 5566
Social Work: Sandi Darlow (03) 5722 5113
Dietetics, Diabetes Education & Continence Nursing: Eleanor Capel (03) 5722 5179
Complex Care Service: Ruth Mulligan (03) 5722 5053

Position Title: Intern 2021
Award: AMA VICTORIA- Victorian Public Health Sector- Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification: Intern – Post Graduate Year 1 (HM11)
Base salary: $76,627

All Intern applicants must also register with the PMCV Computer Matching Service before June 4, 2020 https://allocations.pmcv.com.au/

Application Requirements:
Applications will open on 4 May 2020 and close on 5 June 2020.
Only online applications accepted.
Email address: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au 
In subject line write: “Intern Program 2021”

Information Sessions / Hospital Tour:
Northeast Health will be participating in the 2020 VIRTUAL Medical Careers Expo on Wednesday 6, 2020.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar scheduled for 4.30PM the session will be recorded and available to view via their ‘resources’ tab.

https://amavic.com.au/events/medical-careers-expo

Additional Information:
For further information regarding Internship opportunities at NHW in 2021 please visit https://amavic.com.au/events/medical-careers-expo/career-resources

Contact for further information:
Manager Medical Workforce: Merryn Lodding
Email address: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

Interviews:
Due to COVID-19 Northeast Health Wangaratta will not be conducting face-to-face interviews in 2020. Interviews will be completed via video in line with recommendations from the PMCV, please check their website for further information. 

Documentation:
Kick Start Your Medical Career at NHW
2021 Intern Rotation Plan
Intern General PD 2021
Intern-Application-Form-2021

Title: Resident Medical Officer – Intensive Care Medicine
Position Type: Fixed Term, July 6, 2020 – Feb 2, 2021  (7 months)
Hours: Full Time, 76 hours per fortnight
EBA: Victorian Public Health Sector – Doctors In Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification: Hospital Medical Officer Year 3+, HM13+, $88,334 per annum

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is a busy sub-regional integrated health service of 208 beds and 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. An emergency department, critical care unit (ICU,HDU,CCU), obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and specialised aged care, medical oncology services, community rehabilitation, and inpatient, community, aged and psycho-geriatric mental health services. There is also a broad range of community health services and NHW auspices a number of other regional services in post-acute care, palliative care and infection control.

The ICU Resident will provide clinical management and consultation service to all Critical Care patients either under direct supervision or supported over the telephone by respective Consultants. The ICU Resident will engage in quality assurance activities within the Departments allocated.

This is a new position in 2020 and the position provides a foundation towards advancing into specialty training programs offered by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM), Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), the Royal Australian College of General Practitions (RACGP) and/or the Royal Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM). 

About the Critical Care Unit:
1. NHW is a sub-regional health service that serves a population of roughly 100,000.
2. There are about 25,000 emergency department attendances, 19,000 admissions, 7,000 surgical procedures and nearly 700 deliveries annually. The Critical Care Unit is a combined Intensive Care, High Dependency and Coronary Care Unit that currently has 8 beds.
3. The Unit admits over 1,000 patients per year, of which about 8% are classified as Intensive Care (ICU), 20% Coronary Care (CCU) and the rest High Dependency (HDU) patients. 
4. On average there is one elective post-surgical admission daily.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Merryn Lodding, Manager Medical Workforce medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

Essential key selection criteria to be eligible to apply:
• Must be registered or eligible for General Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
• Minimum of PGY3 at commencement date (August 5, 2020)
• Demonstrated interest in pursuing specialty training in Intensive Care, Emergency Care, Anaesthetic Care or General Practice
• Advanced life support and emergency resuscitation skills with commensurate procedural skills.
• Mandatory employment requirements (eg. current Working with Children Check, National Police Check, Australian Citizen or holder of Valid Working Visa)
• Demonstrated commitment to rural / regional practice

How to apply: 
• Applications open: Thursday May 21 2020
• Applications close: Thursday June 4 2020
• Only applications emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au will be accepted
• In subject line write: ICU Resident 

Please submit the following documents to complete your application: 
1. CV
2. Covering letter addressing key selection criteria 

Please Note: 
Direct application only. Applications via employment agencies will not be accepted.

Interviews will only be offered to shortlisted applicants. A referee assessment form will be sent to shortlisted applicants to have two completed prior to interview. Interviews will be held at Northeast Health Wangaratta.

Position Description:
ICU SRMO PD 2020 V1

Title: PAS Project - Infrastructure Officer 
Position Type: Fixed Term Contract - 12 months
Hours: 48 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2272
Contact: Pradeep Barnard
Phone: 0406 936 210

Overview:
Looking for a sea change to Northeast Victoria where you will be surrounded by beautiful countryside, snow-capped mountains for the adventurous, wineries to tempt your palate, along with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices to choose from.

Well our Central Hume & West Hume Partnerships are replacing their Patient Administration System (PAS) and they want you on board to share this journey with them.

Twelve (12) agencies will be transitioned to a new PAS application, including the associated migration and integration activities required to enable this. These twelve agencies are independent authorities, and effective engagement of and with each agency will be a key deliverable for this role.

We are seeking to appoint a Project Infrastructure Officer to be an integral part of the Project Leadership Team, liaising with CHP/WHR Business, vendors and other stakeholders.

The Key purpose of this role will be to assist in deploying servers and operating systems, and assisting with the management of upgrades, with particular focus on infrastructure support of clinical and corporate applications.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:
• Enquiries can be made with Pradeep Barnard, CHPpas Project Technical Lead on 0406 936 210
• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria (specific skill requirements) from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
• Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 8 June 2020

Position Description:
PAS Project Infrastructure Officer

Title: PAS Project - Data Migration Officer 
Position Type: Fixed Term Contract - 12 months
Hours: 64 hours per fortnight
Reference: #2273
Contact: Pradeep Barnard
Phone: 0406 936 210

Overview:
Looking for a sea change to Northeast Victoria where you will be surrounded by beautiful countryside, snow-capped mountains for the adventurous, wineries to tempt your palate, along with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices to choose from.

Well our Central Hume & West Hume Partnerships are replacing their Patient Administration System (PAS) and they want you on board to share this journey with them.

Twelve (12) agencies will be transitioned to a new PAS application, including the associated migration and integration activities required to enable this. These twelve agencies are independent authorities, and effective engagement of and with each agency will be a key deliverable for this role.

The Key purpose of the Migration Officer will be to work alongside the PAS Technical Lead to assist with migrating current Vital (source) data to Lorenzo Intermediate format (Destination).

The Migration Officer will provide a key role in quality management by ensuring that all deliverables developed by the project adhere to the highest standard possible, taking into account current CHP/WHR pas standards and guidelines where applicable.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:
• Enquiries can be made with Pradeep Barnard, CHPpas Project Technical Lead on 0406 936 210
• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
• Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 8 June 2020

Position Description:
PAS Project Data Migration Officer

Title: Grade 2 Speech Pathologist, Paediatric & Adult Caseload
Position Type: Various
Hours: Various
Reference: #2274
Contact: Courtney Ward-Jackson
Phone: (03) 5722 5566

Overview:
Northeast Health Wangaratta is seeking an innovative and experienced Speech Pathologist to join its growing Speech Pathology team, as well as its broader allied health service.

As the Grade 2 Speech Pathologist you will have the opportunity to work within both the inpatient and community settings with both paediatric & adult caseloads. 

Northeast Health Wangaratta delivers a collaborative, multidisciplinary, patient-centred speech pathology service. In this role, you will supervise and mentor junior staff/students and actively participate in discipline and multidisciplinary projects.

An approved degree in Speech Pathology with eligibility for SPA membership is vital, along with demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in the provision of Speech Pathology assessment and intervention across the lifespan. 

This is an excellent opportunity for Speech Pathologists who are seeking opportunities to further develop their clinical skills, along with broadening their leadership abilities within an expanding allied health service. 

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:
• For enquiries contact Courtney Ward-Jackson on (03) 5722 5566 
• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria (specific skill requirements) from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
• Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 8 June 2020

Position Description:
Grade 2 Speech Pathology

How to apply

Writing a good job application gives you the opportunity to show why you believe you are the best person for the job and how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the key selection criteria. Read the position description carefully as this will help you to address the key selection criteria when you prepare your application.
You must apply for each job separately.

Checklist

When you are putting together your job application, remember to include:

  • a letter of introduction addressing the key selection criteria – include your full name, address and contact details, the job title and the job number listed in the advertisement
  • a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) – include all your qualifications, and professional affiliations, a full employment history, and the names and contact details of at least 3 current/recent professional referees
  • certified copies of your qualifications and any additional supporting documentation – include your current driver’s licence, if required
  • a completed and signed Northeast Health Wangaratta ‘Application for Employment’ form.

Successful applicants will require a police record check and a Working with Children Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

How to submit your application

Your job application must be submitted by 5.00 pm on the closing date listed in the advertisement.

Medical Officer applications must be emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

All other job applications should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

or

Hand delivery: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta, Green Street, Wangaratta, 3677

Post: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta PO BOX 386, Wangaratta, 3676

In accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2001 and the Information Privacy Principles, all recruitment and selection information notes remain the property of Northeast Health Wangaratta and cannot be accessed by applicants.