Emergency Medicine Hospital Medical Officer

Join a leading regional health service in a role that can be accredited for ACRRM training

  • 12 month contract available
  • Find yourself valued and supported by the team
  • Surrounded by breathtaking natural attractions including national park lands
The Position
As a highly committed and hard-working Emergency Medicine Hospital Medical Officer, you will become a valued part of the high functioning and dedicated team at this busy regional health service. With the ability to provide high quality clinical care to all patients presenting to the department you can also develop further skills and knowledge as well. Daily tasks will include assessment and management of patient care, making sure the patient feels involved in the decision making of their treatment.

The Hospital
This large regional hospital services a growing population of over 42,000 people and admits 10,000 patients and provides 30,000 outpatient services annually. The Emergency Department sees 16,000 presentations yearly, approximately 3,000 of which are admitted acutely. Having recently drastically increased its capacity to service the needs of the community, this hospital consists of 51 acute beds, 17 non acute beds plus short stay and maternity services. Core services are also provided in the 90 bed Aged Care facility, rehabilitation and outpatients services.

The Location
This little city is situated in a major regional centre surrounded by breathtaking natural attractions such as pristine waterways and national park lands, all of which offer great walking and outdoor activities for the adventurous. There are many historical and cultural attractions to also enjoy as well as wineries in close proximity for those looking to enjoy a slower pace of life.

The city has a comprehensive range of schooling options, including public and private options at primary and secondary level. For older children and adults, tertiary education in the area is provided by the local TAFE.

Essential Criteria
With your prior Emergency Medicine experience and confidence in being able to assist with the development of junior staff, you must also have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or be eligible for registration with experience from a comparable healthcare system.

Join a growing department in a region with a growing population - Apply now or contact Stephanie for a no-obligation discussion.