Position: Emergency Medicine Consultant
Location: Central VIC - 70 minutes drive from Melbourne CBD
Salary: As Per VIC State Award
Contract: 2.0 FTE
We are currently organising interviews for an Emergency Medicine Consultant to join a public hospital in Central Victoria. The successful FACEM is required to provide specialist emergency medical care, which may involve interaction with other health specialists and be expected to ensure smooth patient flow for patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
Your role will be to supervise the work of Registrars and Junior Medical Officers (JMO's) and will involve in teaching both junior doctors and medical students. The Emergency Physician will be required to provide some services out of hours, including some weekends.
As one of the largest regional Hospitals in Central Victoria, this Health Services comprises of a 200-bed base hospital, a 70-bed sub-acute care centre and a 60-bed psychiatric service. It is also the principal referral hospital for the region and is a major training site for the University of Melbourne and Deakin Rural Clinical Schools. From January to March this year, the Hospital had approximately 11,000 patients admitted, 4,000 of which came through the emergency department.
Located 1.5 hours North West of Melbourne, this regional town has a population of approximately 100,000 people with the greater region being home to approximately 230,000 people. The location has excellent access to Melbourne, either via car or train to Southern Cross Station. The location has excellent property values, established houses, vacant blocks to build on or even farm or forest acreage, just 15 minutes out of town. There are excellent public and private schools, child care centres, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits
To be eligible for this role, you must have:
- Specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
- Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.
For more information on the above opportunity or for the official position description, please contact Anne Lim on 02 8248 2912.
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