Fantastic lifestyle options are available combined with the opportunity to enhance your medical care
- A fantastic location to explore locally or branch out to surrounding regions
- Develop your expertise in a large regional hospital servicing a rapidly growing population
- A quick flight to Melbourne of 3-hour drive
As a Resident Medical Officer in Emergency Medicine (PGY3+), you will deliver high-quality medical services and medical support to the Emergency Department. Your duties will include undertaking patient assessments (history taking, physically examination, diagnostic formulation, appropriate investigations, consultations) as well as ongoing patient management providing continuity of care from admission to discharge and referrals for ongoing care. You may be required in other areas including participation in Code Blue responses and in the MET response team. Your leadership skills will be developed in promoting the professional development of Hospital Medical Officers and Interns (PGY1-2) and you will enjoy working within a friendly, supportive and collaborative team.
This large healthcare service provides care to a rapidly growing population of over 44,000. In response to an increase in population growth over the last 10 years, this service is continually increasing its capacity to service the needs of the community. Being a well-established hospital, it holds 51 acute beds, 20 sub-acute/rehabilitation beds, a HDU, modern theatre suite, Emergency Department, 5-bed short stay unit, palliative care, maternity services as well as an Aged Care facility, full-range of Allied Health services, outpatients services and home-based services to name but a few. The Emergency Department itself currently receives approximately 20,000 varied presentations per year including trauma cases.
Situated 3-hours from Melbourne, you will enjoy the serenity of this region with easy access to lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields. This is the ideal base for exploring the vast landscapes in your surrounds, with plenty of options for the outdoor adventurers. Or stay local and enjoy the laid-back country town, scenic drives, local wineries and markets. During the summer months you can even pick your own fruit at orchards and berry farms.
To be successful you will hold current registration with AHPRA or be eligible to apply for registration with experience from a country with a comparable healthcare system such as New Zealand, Ireland, the UK, Canada or USA. You will have postgraduate experience in Emergency Medicine.