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Specialist General Pathologist

Join a dynamic team in a growing regional hospital

  • Join an excellent department with great benefits
  • Close proximity to beautiful wineries & ski fields
  • Easy access to Melbourne city and international airport
The Position
An opportunity exists for a motivated General Pathologist to join the Pathology Department in this growing regional health service. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to help lead a publicly owned regional pathology service. The laboratory consists of 62 FTE, which includes 2 FTE Pathologists (one Anatomical Pathologist),  25 FTE Medical Scientists, an Operations Manager, Collection, Administration and Courier staff. 

The laboratory is 24/7 and encompasses Histopathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Haematology and Immunohematology. The General Pathologist will also be responsible for supervision of a local branch laboratory. The Pathology Department supports a busy hospital as well as many collection centres in the region at various hospitals and medical centres.

The Health Service
Servicing an immediate population of 107,000, this health service is the main referral service for its 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. As an ageing population, currently around 40% of acute services are provided to those aged 65 and over.
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 historical 110-bed hospital provides health services to a population of roughly 40,000 people living in the immediate area and approximately 6,000 people residing in the surrounding areas.  The Emergency Department sees nearly 16,000 presentations annually, 3,000 of which are presented acutely.  In addition to its emergency services, the facility provides 9,000 outpatient services and has 6,500 general admissions annually.  The hospital is also considered a teaching hospital, allowing for its Specialist staff the opportunity to advise undergraduate medical students.  A recent $800,000 refurbish of the hospital’s emergency department has allowed for three new patient care areas.  The hospital is also considered to be a teaching hospital.

The Location
Located a leisurely two hour drive from Melbourne, you'll be living in a city with all the facilities you'd expect from a fast-growing area. The region offers excellent shopping, sporting and recreational opportunities. There are high-quality public and private schools at both primary and secondary level and a university campus in town. An added benefit is the close proximity to the wineries, Murray River region & Victorian Ski Fields. There are sporting clubs, theatre companies, shows and events, social activities, and much more to discover to suit any lifestyle.

Renowned for beautiful countryside, native forests, fertile farmlands, friendly communities and a temperate climate here you will find a fantastic lifestyle for you and your family.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRCPA and hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

Take the opportunity to take the reins at a pivotal time in this department’s growth, for further information contact Hayley Yeeles today on +61 2 8353 9036 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, email

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