Western Health has a strong reputation for leadership, training and research. We provide care for more than 700,000 instances of patient care each year. Western Health attracts talented health professionals from around the globe.
Western Health has highly effective collaborative partnerships for research throughout Australia and the world with universities, hospitals, research groups and industry. In 2018 Western Health’s Office for Research approved 201 new projects approved with $40.58M in research grants, over 700 active projects and over 500 journal articles published. We encourage employees to participate in research activities and to help translate these findings into clinical practice.
Western Health has been successful in funding state of the art commission of the New Footscray Hospital, new Sunshine Emergency Department, Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s and the Western Centre for Health Research and Education (WCHRE).
Western Health serves a diverse community that brings with it a variety in presentations and enables complex care from NICU to Geriatrics.
Our culture fosters multi-disciplinary collaboration and a supportive environment. Our senior leaders encourage our medical cohort to have their voice heard and work together to provide the BEST care for our patients. The Junior Medical Advisory Council (JMAC) provides an avenue for Junior Medical employees to work collaboratively with the Chief Medical Officer.
The Positive Workplace Strategy has been established to strengthen and sustain a positive workplace environment at Western Health. An environment where employees and volunteers feel safe and can work to their full potential and where Western Health continues to advance as a leading health service.
Western Health facilitates flexibility with employment across full time, part time and locum appointments. The Junior Medical rotations are internally diverse including Neonates, Geriatrics, Radiology, Paediatrics and Migrant Screening. Our external rotations are supported through strong partnerships with Mildura Base Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital amongst many others.
The Medical Education Unit aims to provide an optimal learning environment for our prevocational doctors. We use educational principles to help us deliver a comprehensive and relevant education program for Junior Medical Staff.
Please visit our Western Doctors site for junior medical staff: westerndoctors.wh.org.au
For current vacancies, see: westernhealth.mercury.com.au