Enjoy a comprehensive package of benefits including salary packaging
- Full time, part time and casual work available
- Regional health centre just 2.5 hours from Melbourne
- Vibrant tourist town with an interesting hertitage
An exciting opportunity is available for an Emergency Medicine Senior Medical Officer to join the existing, dedicated team. Reporting in to the Director of Emergency Medicine, you will be able to provide a high quality of clinical care to patients whilst also supervising the junior members of the team. With the ability to ensure patient flow is in line with national standards, you will take an interest in the future of the department and in turn be rewarded with employee and family benefits such as a comprehensive learning and development program, flexible employment practices and an employee recognition program.
The health service serves a regional catchment population of approximately 45,000 and is going through the process of a major $65m development. Services on offer include medical, surgical, rehabilitation, paediatrics chemotherapy and more. As for the Emergency Department it sees approximately 20,000 presentations per annum.
The population swells during peak holiday periods and services provided by the hospital are often extended to the many visitors to the area.
With its warm Mediterranean climate, affordable housing and great choice of schools this town is an ideal place for families. Along with a beautiful riverside location, the town consists of a mix of contemporary shop fronts and historic buildings and is a popular tourist destination and home of the Southern 80 ski race. It caters to those with an interest in sporting and leisure activities, including fishing, golfing, camping and enjoying fine food and wine.
To be successful in applying for this position you must ideally hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Alternatively, you will be eligible for registration and have experience from a comparable health care system such as the UK or Ireland.
With the ability to work independently, you will be able to share your knowledge with junior members of the team.