Junior Medical Officers

Email: medicalworkforce@northeasthealth.org.au
Green Street, Wangaratta, Victoria 3677

Northeast Health Wangaratta has a proactive approach to expanding the number of Junior Medical Officers (JMOs) to meet the needs of our hospital and community. As a result, the number of JMOs at Northeast Health has increased to fifty-three JMOs from January 2017.

career opportunities at NHW

If you choose to work as a JMO, you will be supported by:

  • Dr John Elcock – Director of Medical Services
  • Jason O’Keeffe – Manager Medical Workforce
  • Ms Julie Deretic – Clinical Resource Officer

Other senior staff providing professional support and clinical supervision include senior medical specialists and consultant Visiting Medical Officers (VMOs) with expertise in:

  • Rehabilitation
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Anaesthetics
  • Emergency care

All of our 20 Registrar positions are accredited with the relevant specialist colleges. The Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) has accredited all of our 18 interns and 15 Postgraduate Year 2/3 positions (PGY2/3).

Northeast Health Wangaratta has a close working relationship with several metropolitan hospitals which many of our JMOs are on rotation from and the Murray to the Mountains (M2M) intern training program and Murray City Country Coast (MCCC) GP Training.

An increasing number of JMOs stay at Northeast Health Wangaratta or in the Hume region for several years to establish their career before entering specialist or general practitioner training.