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A rare opportunity in a leading referral hospital

  • Take on a new challenge in this leadership role
  • Join a state of the art, collegiate facility
  • Settle into the relaxed lifestyle this location offers

The Position

Wavelength has a rare opportunity for a Specialist Physician – General Medicine to join this state-of-the-art referral hospital in Victoria. You will be responsible for taking a leading role within the RAPID unit working 0800 – 1700, providing seven day continuous cover with alternate weekends off. You will work closely with the ED, ICU and Rehabilitation units as you manage patient flow within the facility, ensuring a high standard of patient care and management is maintained. 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.

The Hospital

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.

The Location

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.

Essential Criteria

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.

Are you looking for the next step in your career with a stunning lifestyle change? Contact Wavelength today to discuss this great opportunity.