HMO2 Critical Care Stream and General Stream

Important Contacts:

A/Prof Wilma Beswick – Director of Physician Education

A/Prof Andrew MacIsaac – Chief Deputy Medical Officer

Que Lagoutaris – Medical Workforce Co-Ordinator

Anu Anand  – Medical Workforce Advisor –

Important Dates:

Medical Careers EXPO - Saturday 28 April 2018

St Vincent’s Information Evening - Monday 7 May 2018

Job Interviews are held between July and September 2018.


Critical Care Stream

Job Advertisement Opens: Monday 1st May 2018

Job Advertisement Closes: Sunday 22nd July 2018

Click here to Apply

General Stream

Job Advertisement Opens: Monday 1st May 2018

Job Advertisement Closes: Sunday 22nd July 2018

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How to Apply

Working at St Vincent’s

St Vincent’s has a strong reputation and is committed to supporting and fostering postgraduate training.

St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a level 3 hospital accredited by the RACP for 3 years of basic training.

The rosters in the early postgraduate years are designed to provide a wide exposure to general and specialty medicine to assist trainees in making career pathway decisions. SVHM has an exceptional reputation for success in the RACP examinations and offers a structured and well supported training program to ensure the success of trainees.

What do we look for in a potential St Vincent’s employee?

An ideal candidate is one who expresses and demonstrates a desire to train at St Vincent’s, as well as demonstrates academic, clinical and personal traits that St Vincent’s would find desirable in a potential employee/trainee. We look for good people as well as potentially good clinicians. We believe the more developed, mature and rounded a trainee is, the better this will be for our organisation.

Attributes include:

  • Ability to work in a team
  •  A holistic approach to patient care
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Good theoretical Knowledge
  • Evidence of interest in academic pursuits including research

Consistency in all or strength in some will enable potential candidates to meet St Vincent’s selection criteria

All our HMO positions are subject to the state-wide computer matching process, conducted by the Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV). All HMO posts are allocated in Victoria through this HMO Matching HMO eligibility and matching to all the hospitals in Victoria is governed by PMCV in conjunction with the Victorian Government funding body, Department of Health. Refer to PMCV guidelines and website for full details

Application Process

  • Application is online via St Vincent’s Workday program.

    Applications open 1 May 2018 and close 23 July 2018

    Click here to apply for Critical Care Stream

    Click here to apply for General Stream

    You will need to register for the Computer Match with – PMCV Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria. Click here for PMCV

    You will be prompted to attach:

    • A cover letter outlining your reasons for application to St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Address your letter to Tim Martin - Junior Medical Workforce Unit Manager
    • Your CV (the PMCV template is recommended and includes a photograph).

    If you are unable to complete your application via Workday, please email your CV and Cover Letter to 

How Does STV Select its Junior Medical Staff

Cover Letter:

  • Needs to indicate why you would like to work at St Vincent’s Hospital – 1 page only


  • Look for well laid out CV that highlights your talents –leadership positions, summarise any top scoring subjects – Please use PMCV template

Referee Reports:

  • Downloaded from the PMCV website
  • Referees – 2 (refer to the PMCV website for referee guidelines) 
  • No personal or Non-clinical reference required


  • The Interview process provides the opportunity to meet the Individuals who are interested in working at St. Vincent’s Hospital. You will be asked questions to seek further information on what we can offer you and whether you will fit the culture of our Organisation
  • Candidates will be shortlisted, and interview date and time will be organized for you to attend. 
  • You will be interviewed by Wilma Beswick – Physician Training Supervisor, also in attendance will be a member of the Medical Workforce HR Team.
  • Interviews will be approx. 15 minutes long.


  • Assessment of academic achievements
  • Interview
  • Written application
  • References and reasons for wanting to come to St Vincent’s

Critical Care & General Rotations

Internal External
Anaesthetics SVPH Nights
Drug/Alcohol/Dermatology Oncology –Peter MacCallum
Intensive Care Emergency - Warrnambool
Psychiatry Surgical + Medical - Werribee

Medical Education

St. Vincent's has a strong commitment to supporting our doctors in postgraduate training. Training programs are coordinated by the Prevocational Supervisor, Supervisors of Physician and Surgical Training and the Medical Education Officer. Education programs include a comprehensive medical orientation program on commencement, weekly lunchtime education sessions on a range of topics specific to junior medical staff and weekly grand rounds. Medical Education is located in the St Vincent’s Hospital Clinical Education and Simulation Centre, providing opportunities to utilise the laboratory, simulation and other facilities for clinical skills education. The Supervisor of Prevocational Training and Medical Education Officer facilitate provide ongoing support to interns throughout the year, and facilitate a mentorship program where interns are matched with a Registrar with similar personal or professional interests.


Orientation for new staff will be on the first day of 2018 Clinical Year 5th February 2018 you will be contacted by the Medical Education Department to ensure you attend where you will receive your Security and Access details.