Put in to practice your ability to progress the future of this department
- Private hospital
- Experience with rural emergency medicine is highly desirable
- Growing community with a thriving arts, music and cafe culture
As an Emergency Medicine Career Medical Officer or Consultant, you will be joining a leading private hospital where you will become a valued part of the team. With the ability to provide high quality clinical services to all patients, you will show a strong interest in the future of the department as well as actively taking part in the teaching of students and other doctors.
With this opportunity will see you mainly working with Category 2, 3 and 4 presentations with 15% being Paediatric cases. Opposed to salaried pay, you will be paid hourly with little requirement to do night shifts and weekends would be 1 in 3 or 4 at most (one day per weekend). Nights and weekends are paid at a higher rate.
This private hospital is the largest not-for-profit service in regional Victoria. It consists of 200 beds and provides services such as acute medical and surgical, obstetrics and inpatient rehab. The ICU / HDU is currently level 1, looking to transition to level 2 over the next few years. The Emergency department itself sees approximately 15,000 patients annually and consists of 13 acute treatment bays with a 10 bed short stay unit soon to be built adjacent.
Situated 1.5 hours from Melbourne?s CBD and seen as an affordable alternative, this city has experienced rapid growth and currently has a population of over 100,000 people. It is a city which has a lot to offer with a relaxed demeanour and a real sense of community. There is a thriving music and arts community and all sports interests are catered for. With trendy cafes and bars, much like those found in Melbourne, there are also activities for all the family to enjoy such as an animal sanctuary and parklands.
Education options are some of the best in regional Victoria and there are many real estate options to choose from as well.
To be eligible for this position you must be confident in your ability to work independently within the Emergency Department. To join as a Consultant Fellowship with the Australian College of Emergency Medicine and Specialist registration with AHPRA will be required.