Vacancies at Albury Wodonga Health

Located on the border of Victoria and NSW, Albury Wodonga Health is the largest regional health service between Sydney and Melbourne, and the second largest regional health service in Victoria.

Our services include cardiology (and the full suite of catheterisation), intensive care, emergency, general medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, ophthalmology, urology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology and cancer services with the regional cancer centre located on our Albury Campus, supporting patients and families from diagnosis to oncology, radiotherapy and wellbeing services. 

In addition we have community-based mental health services and an extensive range of community and primary health services. In January 2021 the newly established AWH Local Public Health Unit was responsible for the public health response to COVID-19 for the Local Government Areas of Alpine, Indigo, Towong, Wangaratta and Wodonga and will continue to provide an independent operational function contributing to national response to pandemics and other health responses.

We continue to support a 3-year Basic Physician Training pathway to encourage and support junior doctors to gain access to high quality clinical and educational opportunities at accredited training sites, in both regional and metropolitan settings. 

AWH Mental Health service reaches beyond the cross-border region and covers an area spanning 50,000 square kilometres from Southern New South Wales to North East Victoria with 10 specialty community based mental health services, plus three acute care services, and three recovery and rehabilitation facilities.

Currently we are working on a Master Plan to realise the vision to be Australia’s leading regional health services.  This Plan will determine the infrastructure needed to meet the future needs of the community. For more information on the Master Plan and other projects please go here.

For more information or details on career opportunities at AWH please use the contact form by clicking HERE

Please see details below for the various opportunities AWH has to offer.

Interested in a career in medicine at Albury Wodonga Health?

We have a comprehensive education and training program for clinicians at all levels, including a clinical school for undergraduates.

Contact the Medical Workforce Unit if you are a specialist looking to work with AWH.

We have over 140 Specialist/Consultant Medical Staff supporting our inpatient services, providing both elective and emergency care. Our Consultants are accessible to and supportive of our Registrars, this coupled with our broad range of clinical services, excellent opportunities for hands on experience and active education program, make AWH the perfect choice to advance your career in medicine.

Postgraduate training opportunities exist in the form of accredited and unaccredited registrar positions in the following specialties;


Anaesthetics
Emergency Medicine
ENT/Facio Maxillary
General Medicine
General Surgery
Geriatrics
GP-Obstetrics
GP-Emergency
GP-Mental Health
GP-Palliative Medicine
GP-Paediatrics
Haematology
Intensive Care
Medical Administration
Medical Oncology
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Paediatrics
Psychiatry
Psychiatry
Radiation
Oncology
Urology

Recruitment

Details for 2022 recruitment coming soon. When available, applications will be accepted

through the AWH recruitment portal.

At Albury Wodonga Health, our clinicians provide an extensive range of inpatient services, elective procedures and emergency care.

Our HMOs are supported by their Consultants and Registrars, who are readily accessible, and provide excellent learning opportunities and hands-on experiences.

This supportive culture combined with a range of medical education offerings, make Albury Wodonga Health the perfect place for pre-vocational medical training.

For PGY2+ HMOs we have a variety of rotations on offer that have been organised into four different streams:

  1. General Practice
  2. Medicine
  3. Critical Care
  4. Surgery

We have the following PGY2+ Rotations:

  • Psychiatry
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Medicine (Wodonga Campus)
  • ENT / Urology
  • Relief
  • Medical Oncology
  • Geriatrics (Wodonga Campus)
  • Geriatrics (Mercy Health)
  • Cardiology
  • Anaesthetics / Pain
  • ICU
  • Orthopaedics

Application Process

Annual recruitment opens in line with the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) recruitment schedule (applications typically open around June/July). 

Any other ad hoc recruitment outside of the annual recruitment website will be advertised through our AWH online application process. This system will prompt you to provide a cover letter, CV, clinical references and application. https://awh.mercury.com.au/

Interviews
Candidates will be short-listed and interviewed as per the PMCV process.

Hospital Medical Officers (HMOs) position description.

Download 2023 Hospital Medical Officer Brochure

Basic Pathway Training opportunities

We are pleased to continue the Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) and Greater Western Consortium 3-year BPT training pathway.

This training pathway establishes a 3-year pathway for trainees to complete their BPT training. The first year (BPT1) is at AWH, the second at year (BPT2) through the Greater Western Consortium, and the third year (BPT3) at AWH.

This pathway maps out training between AWH and the Greater Western Consortium to support BPTs in accessing high quality clinical and educational opportunities in accredited training sites. Additionally, this pathway supports doctors interested in working in a regional areas long-term and who wish to train regionally as well.

To apply please select the Albury Wodonga Health and Greater Western Consortium HMO (Medical BPT1) on the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) website.

Additionally, you will need to apply for this position on the AWH recruitment website, Presto. You also need to submit a cover letter and address key selection criteria outlining your specific interest to this position.

Basic Physician Trainees 1 (BPT) – Regional/Metro Physician pathway BPT Position Description

Kick start your career in Medicine with Albury Wodonga Health

Why choose AWH?
We have a large group of Senior Medical staff supporting our inpatient services, providing both elective and emergency care. Our Consultants are accessible to and supportive of our Junior Medical Staff, this coupled with our broad range of clinical services, excellent opportunities for hands on experience and active education program, make AWH the perfect choice to kick start your career in medicine.

Intern Applications 
At AWH, Junior Medical Officers are supported by their Consultants and Registrars, who are readily accessible, and provide excellent learning opportunities and hands-on experiences.

Our strong day-to-day support, along with protected intern teaching and faculty specific education offerings, make AWH the perfect place to kick start your career in Medicine. We support junior doctors through different pathways including general practice and specialist pathways such as physician training, anaesthetics and emergency medicine.

Application Process

AWH is located on the Victorian / NSW boarder and as such there are two potential application pathways:

1. Victorian Match through Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV). 

2. NSW Match through NSW Health Education and Training (HETI).

Details of both matches will be provided closer to the annual recruitment schedule that usually begins in May each year. 

Interviews - Candidates will be short-listed and interviewed as per either the PMCV or HETI process. Site tours can be arranged on request, please contact HERE to arrange.

UNSW Partnership

We are pleased to acknowledge the work of UNSW graduate school.

Together the UNSW Medicine's Rural Clinical School, Border Training Hub and Albury Wodonga Health support and encourage world-class medical education in our cross-border region. As partners we facilitate regional medical training ensuring a continuing and growing Albury Wodonga highly skilled medical workforce. Our culture combined with a range of training and experience options make Albury Wodonga Health the ideal organisation for a career in regional medicine.  

For more information please see

Observership Opportunities

AWH has provided observership opportunities in recent years, unfortunately due to the current demands on our health services and COVID-19 we are unable to offer these at this point in time.