Epworth HealthCare has over 2500 doctors practicing in a wide variety of specialties across its campuses.
All doctors who practise at Epworth HealthCare are required to undertake a formal accreditation process in accordance with the provisions of the Epworth Foundation By-Laws.
All medical professionals should review the By-Laws prior to applying to practise at Epworth and will commit to the provisions of the By-Laws as part of the application process.
Download Epworth Foundation By-Laws PDF
The Epworth Doctors Charter outlines the benefits that Epworth is committed to providing our appointed medial specialists as a part of the Epworth Experience.
We value the contribution our doctors make in improving the health, wellbeing and experience of every patient and seek to create a supportive professional environment that sustains excellent and productive specialists who are committed and aligned to Epworth.
The Epworth Doctors Charter complements the obligations that you make to Epworth and outlines a number of initiatives that will be progressively developed and monitored across Epworth over 2016-17.
Download Epworth Doctors Charter 2016-17 PDF
All medical practitioners at Epworth HealthCare must adhere to and support our organisational Values and Behaviours. Further details of professional roles and responsibilities are contained within the Epworth By-Laws (see above).
For specialists new to Epworth practice
As part of the application process to undertake specialist practice at any Epworth location, you will need to discuss your plans and opportunities with the appropriate site management. Please complete the Specialist Expression of Interest Form (by clicking on the button below) and select your preferred primary Epworth location. You will be contacted promptly by the relevant site management team.
For specialists with current Epworth appointment
From 1 July 2015 the process for reapplying for medical appointment to practice at Epworth has changed. Current specialists will be contacted by a representative of their primary Epworth site to discuss current and future plans with Epworth. The centralised reapplication process will occur subsequent to this site-based discussion.
If you have less than two months until the end date of your current appointment to practice, and have not yet been contacted, please contact your relevant medical director as below:
For any other queries regarding reapplication please email Liz Morton, Group Manager Medical Workforce on firstname.lastname@example.org
note that this application will only allow you to undertake Surgical Assistant
duties at Epworth. Medical practitioners seeking to undertake additional
medical care should apply as the appropriate role (Specialist or Doctor in
Training). Please note that this represents an application only and does
not guarantee the right to practice until confirmed in writing by
Epworth. If you would like to apply for appointment ONLY as a Surgical
Assistant please see Application for Non Specialist Appointment to Practice.
Doctor In Training (Intern, HMO, Registrar, Career Medical Officer)
for appointment as an Epworth DIT should only be undertaken if you have a
confirmed Epworth appointment or rotation to an Epworth site as part of a
training rotation. DITs wishing to undertake surgical assisting roles at
Epworth should apply as Surgical Assistants. Please note that this represents
an application only and does not guarantee the right to practice until
confirmed in writing by Epworth. If you would like to apply for appointment
ONLY as one of the Doctor in Training categories, please download the Appointment to
Practice application form.
Any queries regarding which professional category is applicable to your circumstances should be addressed to Medical Appointments Team on 03 9426 8591 or email email@example.com
Provisional Appointment refers to a situation such as where the appointment process cannot be completed because further information is required and there is a compelling service need for the Specialist to practice at Epworth, or the Specialist is under supervision for defined procedures (such as training in robotic surgery). Application for temporary emergency accreditation, known as Provisional Registration, will only be considered in the above cases from existing applicants for full Specialist Appointment. Please discuss any requirements with the Medical Director associated with the primary site of your application.
Temporary/Locum Appointment refers to a short term and/or time-limited appointment required for compelling service or educational needs such as locum or cover arrangements, proctoring, training-related procedures or emergency procedures. It will only be considered in the above cases which must be requested by a Medical Practitioner with full Epworth Appointment. Specialists with current Appointments to Practice at Epworth should contact the Medical Director associated with their primary site to discuss these requests.
For any queries please contact Medical Appointments Team:
Phone: +61 3 9426 8591 during business hours
Post: Epworth HealthCare - Medical Appointments Team, Mailbox 4, 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121