An opportunity to join this major referral hospital and be part of a vibrant academic environment
- A challenging, yet rewarding role
- State-of-the-art facilities
- Lush countryside near Melbourne
An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Staff Specialist ready to take on a new, full-time or part time challenge in regional Victoria. You will join the the Medicine Department and be responsible for providing the highest standard of care to the local population and be responsive to the general medical needs of the community. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, there is opportunity to take an active part in teaching at undergraduate and post graduate levels as well as ongoing research activities. This role will include on call Monday to Thursday at a maximum of 1:4.
The Health Service
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.
Located a leisurely two-hour drive from Melbourne, you'll be living in a city with all the facilities you'd expect from a rapidly-growing area. The region offers excellent shopping, sporting and recreational opportunities. There are high-quality public and private schools at both primary and secondary levels and 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.
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. Our client is looking for a candidate with extensive recent experience in General medicine and is particularly interested in Rheumatology as a sub Speciality. Desirable attributes include teaching and training experience along with research experience.
Unless you are a native English speaker you must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. 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.
This is an exciting appointment that can offer you a rewarding career with a great place to live for the whole family. Register your interest today!