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.

 

Position: Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) Intern Applications 2020
Applications Open: PMCV Match Opens: Wednesday 8 May 2019
Applications Close: PMCV Intern Application Closing Date: Friday 7 June 2019
All Intern applicants must also register with the PMCV Computer Matching Service before 7 June 2019

Application Requirements

Online applications accepted ONLY
Email: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au
Subject line: 'Intern Program 2020'

Interviews

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed during the week beginning 24 June 2019 at: University of Melbourne Learning & Teaching Centre, Northeast Health Wangaratta, Dixon Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677.

Interviews via Skype will be considered.

Representatives from the Murray to the Mountains (M2M) Intern Training Program will be on the Interview panel.

Information Sessions / Hospital Tour

Medical Careers Expo: 11 May 2019.
NHW Guided Tour: Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 10AM.
Bookings essential: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

Contact 

Manager Medical Workforce: Merryn Lodding
Email: merryn.lodding@nhw.org.au
Phone: (03) 5722 5066
Fax: (03) 5722 5109
Web: www.nhw.org.au

Intern Application Overview

Application form

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Cover Letter (no selection criteria to address)

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Curriculum Vitae (Standardised CV)

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Academic Transcripts (Non Victorian students only)

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Passport photo: attached to standardised CV

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Two clinical referee reports via Computer Matching website

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Non Clinical Reference

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Interviews: shortlisted candidates will be emailed by hospital

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Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position

Title:  Registered Midwife

Position Type: Full Time & Part Time Positions Available

Hours: Up to 80 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19179

Contact: Karen Oddie

Phone: (03) 5722 5133

Overview:  NHW currently has positions available for Registered 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.

Download Position Description: PD Midwife.pdf


Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position.

Title:  Allied Health & Ambulatory Services EOI

Position Type: Various Positions Available

Hours: Up to 80 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19208

Phone:

Physiotherapy – (03) 5722 5413

Occupational Therapy – (03) 5722 5508

Speech Pathology & Allied Health Assistants – (03) 5722 5566

Social Work – (03) 5722 5113

Dietetics, Diabetes Education & Continence Nursing – (03) 5722 5179

Complex Care Service – (03) 5722 5053

Overview:  Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is 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. 



Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Title: Computer Network and Systems Engineer (HS2 - HS4) $64,823 - $81,218 + Super

Position Type:  Full Time Permanent Position Available

Hours:   76 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19196/2

Contact:  Jorge Silveira - Director of Information Management /CIO

Email: jorge.silveira@nhw.org.au

Overview:  Would you like to relocate for a quieter more relaxing lifestyle, be able to utilise your
Level 2-3 ICT Engineer and Cybersecurity experience, work in a dynamic team environment & enjoy the benefits of working for a not-for-profit organisation?

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region, only 2.5 hours north east of Melbourne and provide an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. If you are looking to a tree change, Wangaratta is perfectly positioned.

The primary role of the Computer Network and Systems Engineer is to support Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) and partners with the provision of ICT infrastructure and cybersecurity services, Level 1 and Level 2 support as part of an ICT service management model.

The Computer Network and Systems Engineer plays a key role in responding to incidents and service requests in an effective, efficient and timely manner. The role is responsible for the supporting, monitoring and management of all ICT assets, their configuration, documentation, change management, commissioning and decommissioning. It includes patching, security, backups, disaster recovery, and compliance with regulations, standards and controls as per organisation policy.

The Computer Network and Systems Engineer will use a Service Management Tool to record, log time and respond to requests from users and to escalate calls as appropriate to deliver optimum service and meet established Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

The Computer Network and Systems Engineer will provide remote and on-site support for computer applications and hardware, including but not limited to desktop, tablets, phones, smart-phones, video conferencing units, duress, paging, smart TVs, data projectors, patient entertainment systems, CCTV, notebooks and will be included on the NHW out-of-hours roster.

Work includes a broad range of complex technical or professional activities, in a variety of contexts. The Computer Network and Systems Engineer investigates, defines and resolves complex issues, works under general direction within a clear framework of accountability, exercises substantial personal responsibility and autonomy and plans own work to meet given objectives and processes

Download Position Description: Computer Network and Systems Engineer PD.pdf

 


Closing Date Friday 7 June 2019

Title:  VMO Orthopaedic Surgeon

Reference: #19253

Contact:  Merryn Lodding

Phone: (03) 5722 5066

Overview: Applications are invited for the position of Visiting Medical Officer – Orthopaedic Surgery at Northeast Health Wangaratta. This position will provide services to NHW for elective and emergency orthopaedic surgery and will share on-call cover with the other resident Orthopaedic Surgeons

Northeast Health Wangaratta is the major regional health service and specialist referral centre for northeast Victoria. It serves a population of approximately 90,000 and has over 18,000 inpatient episodes and 24,000 Emergency Department attendances a year.

NHW performs over 300 major joint replacements and a total of 1200 orthopedic procedures a year. It is a Regional Trauma Centre servicing the central Hume region. NHW VMOs also consult in surrounding smaller towns and perform appropriate surgery in Small Rural Health Service operating theatres.

NHW has an 8 bed CCU and four operating theatres providing 28 elective operating sessions per week. In the next two years NHW will undergo a $22M re-development providing an expanded ED, CCU and inpatient bed capacity. It is already supported by a state-of-the-art Radiology department including MRI, in addition to Pathology and Nuclear Medicine. A 40-bed private hospital which provides over 20 operating sessions a week is located close by.

The University of Melbourne’s Rural Clinical School has a node located in Wangaratta with medical students completing their clinical studies at NHW and additional medical students rotate from Melbourne teaching hospitals.

You must be registered as a specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon by the Medical Board of Australia and have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and appropriate experience. Specialist trainees approaching the end of their training are also encouraged to apply.

Wangaratta is surrounded by beautiful countryside, the Alps and wineries, with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices on offer.


Enquiries and applications should be directed to:
Merryn Lodding
Manager Medical Workforce
Northeast Health Wangaratta
(03) 5722 5066
Merryn.Lodding@NHW.org.au



Closing Date: Sunday 26 May 2019

Title:  ANUM  - -Thomas Hogan Rehabilitation Centre (YW11 - YW12)

Position Type:  Part Time Permanent Position Available

Hours:   56 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19235/2

Contact:  Maree Delaney

Phone: (03) 5722 5409

Overview: The Thomas Hogan Rehabilitation Centre has a Permanent Part Time ANUM position available for Registered Nurses who would like the opportunity to further develop their leadership skills. Applicants must have a current registration, excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to relate to patients, family members and other health care providers. Current acute and sub-acute experience is desirable.

Download Position Description: PD ANUM Thomas Hogan Rehabilitation.pdf


Closing Date: Applications assessed upon receipt & close Thursday 6 June 2019

Title:  Perioperative Registered Nurse (YP2 - YP11)

Position Type:  Full & Part Time Permanent Positions Available

Hours:   Up to 80 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19236/3

Contact:  Lois Foley

Phone: (03) 5722 5327

Overview: NHW is seeking applications from Registered Nurses to apply for a position in our Operating Theatre, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and Anaesthetics team. The successful applicant will require current registration, recent perioperative nursing experience, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team to provide quality care to our patients.

Download Position Description: PD Perioperative Registered Nurse.pdf


Closing Date: Friday 14 June 2019

Title:  Rehabilitiation Sub Acute Medicine Registrar (HM25 -HM29)

Position Type:  Full Time Fixed Term Position Available (Part Time considered)

Hours:   86 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19254

Email: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

Overview: Applications are invited for a position of Rehabilitation Registrar at Northeast Health Wangaratta.

Northeast Health Wangaratta is the major regional health service and specialist referral centre for northeast Victoria. It serves a population of approximately 90,000 and has nearly 19,000 inpatient episodes and 23,000 Emergency Department attendances a year. The Emergency Department is staffed by great people who do a tremendous job of providing high quality care in the only 24-hour Emergency Department on the Hume highway between Melbourne and Albury-Wodonga.

The position would suit a junior trainer, being a generalist unit, as well as a senior trainee who would be able to grow their confidence in patient management both in the inpatient and community setting.

Wangaratta is surrounded by beautiful countryside, the Alps and wineries, with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices on offer. It has excellent schools and is just 45 minutes from Albury or two hours freeway driving from Melbourne.

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

Essential 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, 2019)
How to apply:
• Applications open: Wednesday May 15, 2019
• Applications close: Friday June 14, 2019
• Only applications emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au will be accepted.

Please submit the following documents to complete your application:
1. CV
2. Covering letter
• In subject line write: Rehabilitation

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.

Download Position Description: Rehabilitation Registrar.pdf

Closing Date: 26 May 2019

Title:  Speech Pathologist Gr 2 (VW1 - VW4)

Position Type:  Part Time Fixed Term Positions Available

Hours:   Up to 64 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19262

Contact:  Sarah Coles

Phone: (03) 5722 5566

Overview: Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is seeking an innovative and experienced Grade 2 Speech Pathologist to join our rehabilitation inpatient and community programs.   As the Grade 2 Speech Pathologist you will provide best practice assessment and intervention alongside a growing Speech Pathology team.  You will deliver evidenced based patient care and have the ability to work collaboratively with a range of other health professionals.  In this role you will have the opportunity to supervise junior staff and students, whilst also being provided with the opportunity to 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 within an adult population. The successful applicant will be part of the Speech Pathology team, which provides services at both the Northeast Health Wangaratta site, along with surrounding regional sites. 

This is an excellent opportunity for Speech Pathologists who are seeking opportunities to further their clinical skills and broaden their leadership skills within an expanding Speech Pathology and broader Allied Health service.

Download Position Description: PD Speech Pathology Gr 2.pdf


Closing Date: 26 May 2019

Title:  ICT Service Desk Officer (HS2)

Position Type: Full Time Permanent Position Available

Hours:   76 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19257

Contact:  Anthony Munns

Email: anthony.munns@nhw.org.au

Overview: The primary role of the ICT Service Desk Officer is to provide hands-on ICT service desk support for all computer applications and infrastructure for Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) and its partners. The ICT Service Desk Officer plays a key role in responding to incidents and service requests in an effective, efficient and timely manner.

The ICT Service Desk Officer will use a Service Management Tool to record, log time and respond to requests from users and to escalate calls as appropriate to deliver optimum service and meet established Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

The ICT Service Desk Officer will provide remote and on-site support for computer applications, including, but not limited to desktop, tablets, phones, smart-phones and notebook PCs as required and will be included in the service desk roster and NHW out-of-hours roster.

Download Position Description: ICT Service Desk Officer.pdf


Closing Date: 26 May 2019

Title:  Clinical Educator (YW4-YW5)

Position Type:  Part Time Fixed Term Position Available

Hours:  40 Hours Per Fortnight

Reference: #19260

Contact:  Jacqui Verdon

Phone: (03) 5722 5149

Overview:  We are seeking a Nurse Educator who is passionate about supporting the learning and development of our staff and students, someone who has the skills and knowledge to respond to the clinical education requirements of the health workforce, including all members of the interprofessional health service team.   Someone who is dynamic and innovative in the development and review of education and teaching resources and identifying opportunities research and quality. 

Download Position Description: PD Clinical Educator.pdf

Closing Date: 26 May 2019

Title:
Speech Pathologist Gr 2 (VW1 - VW4)

Position Type:
Part Time Fixed Term Positions Available

Hours:

Up to 64 Hrs Per Fortnight

Reference: #19262

Contact:
Sarah Coles

Phone: (03) 5722 5566

Overview: Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) strives for excellence and provides its employees with leadership and vision that fosters an environment with a strong sense of teamwork, integrity, accountability and respect.

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is seeking an innovative and experienced Grade 2 Speech Pathologist to join our rehabilitation inpatient and community programs.

As the Grade 2 Speech Pathologist you will provide best practice assessment and intervention alongside a growing Speech Pathology team.
You will deliver evidenced based patient care and have the ability to work collaboratively with a range of other health professionals.
In this role you will have the opportunity to supervise junior staff and students, whilst also being provided with the opportunity to 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 within an adult population. The successful applicant will be part of the Speech Pathology team, which provides services at both the Northeast Health Wangaratta site, along with surrounding regional sites.

This is an excellent opportunity for Speech Pathologists who are seeking opportunities to further their clinical skills and broaden their leadership skills within an expanding Speech Pathology and broader Allied Health service.

Download Position Description:


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.
Methods for submitting your job application include:
Hand delivery: Human Resources Department Northeast Health Wangaratta, Green Street, Wangaratta, 3677
Email: careers@nhw.org.au
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.