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Utilise your full expertise in this challenging opportunity, promoting a culture of high quality, safe and supported services

  • 0.5FTE administrative time with additional clinical hours to be agreed up to 1.0FTE
  • You will be provided with sufficient time to meet your administrative expectations and priorities of
  • Base yourself in a relaxing region surrounding by natural beauty

The Position

As Director of the Emergency Department, you will provide clinical leadership and supervision of other medical staff within the ED and ensure there are robust systems and practices in place to support service improvement. You will be a natural leader, joining a hospital that values your fresh perspective to the development and continuous improvement of services, ensuring the 24/7 ED service is safe and effective, supported by a stable team of skilled senior clinicians. With the aim of obtaining ACEM accreditation for training in the near future, promoting a culture of safe and supported learning will be a valued contribution.

The Hospital

This public hospital has a Day Surgery, Renal Unit and 24/7 Emergency Department with close access to an onsite X-ray and pathology. The ED itself manages over 22,000 emergency presentations each year supported by a full range of diagnostic, acute and surgical services on site or in close proximity. The broader team provides a number of services including acute, maternity, renal, dental, comprehensive community health and allied health services. This is a hospital passionate about providing the highest quality care and positive experiences to help communities lead healthy lives. 

The Location

Situated close to Canberra, you will live and work in a region that offers effortless access to all of Australia?s beautiful landscapes. With a vast amount of protected nature reserves close by, natural beauty is on offer right on your doorstep. You?ll have waterfalls, gorges, rivers, lookouts and snow-capped mountains to explore as well as many parks scattered throughout this beautiful city in which you can relax and unwind. You will find affordable housing options and plenty of amenities including fresh food markets and recreational activities.  

Essential Criteria

To be successful in your application, you must hold Specialist Registration with AHPRA and Fellowship of a recognised Australasian Specialist College in the area of Emergency Medicine.  

Get in contact today for further details on this challenging opportunity within a dedicated and passionate service.