Serving a base population of 350,000, extending to 500,000 for some tertiary services, Barwon Health in Geelong, Victoria is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia.
Formed in 1998, the organisation’s dedicated team of over 7000 staff and 1300 volunteers provide a broad range of primary, community, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency, sub-acute and acute care services across 22 sites including:
Barwon Health Maternity Services commenced providing maternity care to the Geelong community in the 1920’s and established Baxter House in 1954. The Service moved to the main hospital in 1999 and today Maternity Services cares for more than 2,500 pregnant women and their babies born at University Hospital Geelong each year.The Service provides a comprehensive pregnancy, birthing, postnatal and newborn, and lactation (breastfeeding) service to support women in receiving the best care and support available to them.
The State Governments recent announcement of an additional $100m investment and commitment towards a new women’s and children’s hospital for Geelong and the Barwon south west region, has also been met with excitement by the community and Barwon Health itself, affirming the organisations position as one of Australia’s leading regional health services.
A highly accomplished clinical leader in your own right with a commitment to innovation, service improvement and ensuring the highest standards of patient centred care, you will contribute significantly to the ongoing excellence of service provision at Barwon Health.
Set in a vibrant and growing community, Barwon Health offers a unique opportunity for a clinician who has experience in successfully leading a women’s service to work in a supportive and dynamic organisation.
We invite qualified candidates to contact Liz Hlipala on +61 (0)0401 122 301 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
Applications Close: 27/05/2019