Join a fantastic, team-oriented service that supports a fair roster pattern
- An ideal and tranquil location, 2.5 hours from Melbourne and close to major attractions
- Provide and oversee the provision of medical services in the ED
- Benefit from a well-resourced health service and department
Following recent changes to this health service, they are seeking junior doctors as well as capable senior staff to provide excellent support and guidance in Emergency services and continue to build a strong and cohesive team. You will provide medical services within the ED but also provide crucial on-the-floor leadership to ED and hospital junior medical staff. Comprehensive workforce planning has taken place including service demand modelling, understanding supervision and training requirements as well as roster modelling and recruitment capability. This hospital's new approach has been designed to support a fair and equitable roster and excellent support for all medical staff.
This sub-regional health service provides a range of services (public, private and not for profit) for a population of approximately 42,000. You will be joining one of its two public hospitals in an area characterised by its strong agricultural, timber, aviation and tourism sectors. The Emergency Department itself is a small and friendy unit treating around 50 patients a day (approximately 17,000 patients each year). Generally, beds are readily available for admission as required. There are 2 resuscitation bays, 4 cubicles, 3 treatment rooms and 2 consultation rooms. A mobile telehealth platform provides 24/7 access to the Victorian Stroke Team and can be used for other telehealth purposes.
Surrounded by natural beauty, you will be in easy reach of wetlands, lakes, rivers, botanic gardens and stunning beaches. Considerable amounts have been spent in recent years to upgrade the town, making it a desirable weekend and holiday destination. It also makes a fantastic base, located only 2.5 hours from Melbourne and serves as an easy access point for two major attractions, the nearby lakes and beaches. The region offers a strong education sector, with a range of primary and secondary schools including private options.
You must hold current registration or be eligible for registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) with experience from a country with a comparable healthcare system (New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, Canada or USA).