Join this major referral hospital for a challenging yet rewarding role
- Enjoy a wide and varied case mix
- Join a state of the art, collegiate facility
- Settle into the relaxed lifestyle this location offers
Wavelength has a rare opportunity for a Specialist Physician – General Medicine and Rheumatology to join this state of the art referral hospital in Victoria. With an approximate breakdown of 0.3 General Medicine and 0.7 Rheumatology, you will participate in ward and ICU rounds providing your expertise and specialist opinion for the treatment and management of patients. You will also participate in outpatient clinics, undertake procedures as appropriate and attend multidisciplinary team meetings and complex planning. You will have a passion for leadership as you showcase your skills training and directing junior doctors in all aspects of safe clinical care.
This is an exciting time to join this service as it moves towards being one of the largest regional health services just outside Melbourne. This is a large, modern, 280-bed hospital with four theatres, in-house MRI and CT services and a state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratory. Servicing an immediate population of approximately 110,000 residents, this health service is the main referral service for the region. Services include a 24-hour Emergency Department, Surgery, Medical Services, Women’s and Children’s Services, Rehabilitation and Palliative care, Mental Health, Outpatients, and community-based health programs. Due to the area's ageing population, 40% of acute services are provided to those aged 65 and over.
Located in Northern Victoria, this major regional town offers all the convenience of city living with a relaxed country lifestyle. With National Parks, Rivers and botanic gardens on your doorstep, there is no shortage of outdoor activities to fill your spare time. A relaxing range of cafes, restaurants and wineries await you, alongside sporting teams, theatre groups, art galleries and museum. The city has a range of educational options, with tertiary and TAFE campuses being in close proximity. A short drive from Melbourne, your new home will be the perfect location for a quick getaway for family and friends.
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or equivalent and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.