Hospital Medical Officer (Emergency and Ward) PGY3+ Contract ASAP February 2020 Victoria, one hour from Melbourne Salary package up to $80,000 plus super ...
Position: HMO, General Medicine and Emergency, PGY3+
Location: East Gippsland, Victoria
Salary: As per State Award
Contract: 2019 intake
Fixed Term Full-Time, Fixed Term Part Time
We are currently arranging interviews for a General Medicine HMO to join a large regional hospital in Geelong, Victoria. The HMO is required to provide a high standard of medical care to all patients and promote maintenance of clinical standards and quality of care.
The hospital is a 400 bed equivilant centre and during the year, treats approximately 61,000 inpatients, performs approximately 15,000 operations and has about 42,000 emergency attendances. This is also a teaching hospital that often hosts medical students.
-Patient assessment (history taking, physical examination, diagnostic formulation, appropriate investigations, consult and refer).
-Patient management (care planning - curative and symptomatic, providing continuity of care from admission to discharge, frequent and regular patient reviews, discharge planning, referral for ongoing care, end-of-life care).
- Emergency care (assessment and prioritisation, participation in Code Blue responses, Advanced Life Support, emergency patient transfers).
-Procedural skills (pre-procedure care, principles of informed consent, minor/ward procedures and assisting with major/theatre procedures, post-procedure care).
-Involve patients and carers in clinical decision-making.
-Use of evidence to guide clinical practice.
-Participate in regular performance reviews with the supervising staff specialist/Visiting Medical Officer, and with the Director of Medical Services.
-Multidisciplinary teamwork with all team members (collaborative and respectful communication, participation in multidisciplinary care planning and discharge planning, conflict resolution).
-Appropriate, timely and respectful communication to patients and carers.
-Participation in meetings with patients and carers and other meetings as directed by the Manager --Participation in breaking bad news and open disclosure of adverse events.
-Participation in complaints management.
-Timely, concise and informative clinical handover.
-Provide supervision and support to interns and medical students.
-Professional and ethical behaviour (consult colleagues about ethical concerns, accept responsibility for behaviour, punctuality, assistance of colleagues, participation in after-hours and on-call roster, participation in education activities, seeks and responds to feedback about performance).
-Care of HDU patients under the supervision of the Physicians, and following the treatment plans as provided by the Physician.
To be eligible for this opportunity you must have:
-Current AHPRA registration or be eligible for limited medical registration (supervised practice and postgraduate training). A MBBS medical degree, or equivalent.
For more information on the above opportunity please get in touch with Anne Lim on 02 8248 2912 or apply now with your current CV.