Palliative Medicine Physician

Enjoy the flexibility of a part time post, just 2 hours from Melbourne

  • Part-time or Full time flexible opportunity
  • Enjoy a temperate climate in a vibrant community
  • Be a part of a cohesive team in an innovative teaching hospital
The Position
Wavelength currently has a fantastic opportunity for  a Palliative Medicine Physician to join the expanding Regional Palliative Care Consultancy Service in Victoria. Joining a large referral centre you will provide a high level of service for patient care providing palliative care consulting services across the region. This position will be involved in the provision of this service to the expanded areas. The role will also provide outreach consultancy advice and support to generalist community-based healthcare professionals and community palliative care specialists.

The Hospital 
This state of the art facility is one of the largest regional hospitals in the area, boasting 289 beds and four operating theatres. A teaching hospital - closely affiliated with a number of major universities – offering a broad range of services including elective surgery, rehabilitation services, obstetrics, mental health and aged care services. A large number of outpatient services are also provided including allied health, hospital in the home and health independence programs.  The hospital is the specialist referral and trauma centre for the region and has over 33,820 presentations to the Emergency Department each year, alongside 29,840 patient admissions. Plans to continue development and expansion to ensure the facility remains state of the art, keeping in line with the demands of the surrounding and growing region.

The Location
Located in the South Eastern Valley of Victoria, this location is a popular destination for both tourists and sea change seekers alike. Surrounded by natural beauty, you will enjoy a temperate climate to explore the nearby national parks, river falls and lakes. Closer to town, the lively alfresco dining scene can be enjoyed year round as well as a vibrant community social calendar. The region has a large variety of educational options across all levels, alongside affordable housing to rent or purchase. Easily accessible via road or rail, your new home will be a must stop for all your family and friends to visit. 

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will be a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Physicians, and be eligible for full registration as a Specialist with the Medical Board of Australia.