Enjoy a rewarding work environment - large enough to provide a challenge yet small enough to make a real difference
- A senior clinical role contributing to the future direction of Emergency Care
- Flexible working hours and a fantastic work-life balance
- Multiple opportunities available for experienced SMOs to join the expanding team (full-time and part-time)
As a Senior Medical Officer (SMO) in Emergency Medicine, you will deliver high-quality medical services and medical support to the Emergency Department. You will have at least 10 years postgraduate experience, and a substantial background in Emergency Medicine. Your experience and expertise will be utilised in providing leadership and supervision to Interns, Hospital Medical Officers and Registrars, and providing expert input into clinical governance activities. Specialist rural and remote training pathways exist and applicants with these career aspirations will be supported. Alternatively, if you are looking for a lifestyle change but wanting to maintain your skills and expertise in a leadership position then this role will provide you with the perfect platform to do this. You will enjoy working as part of a friendly and supportive team, with an enviable work-life balance and flexible working options. You will also receive an attractive remuneration package relevant to experience, initial accommodation and relocation support, and discounted access to health and wellbeing programs.
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 extensive postgraduate experience in Emergency Medicine.