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ED Senior Medical Officer (SMO) opportunity in Victoria

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 17-Apr-2016
  • : Melbourne VIC 3001
  • Fully integrated rural public health service with a 24 hour Emergency department
  • Service a population of 35,000
  • Enjoy the work/life balance in a friendly, safe and affordable country city

The Position
This hospital is seeking an experienced and motivated SMO who is skilled in both Emergency Medicine and Anaesthetics. To be successful you will play a key role in the management of all emergency presentations in the Emergency department as well as providing medical oversight and assistance in other wards as required.  You will supervise and lead in the continuing education of the Junior Medical Officers, as well as assuming day to day responsibility for HMO’s and Interns. As for Anaesthetics, you will provide safe and high quality care before, during and after surgery and medical procedures.

The Hospital
This fully integrated rural public hospital is located about 3 hours from Melbourne and provides health services to approximately 35,000 in the local area. It is a health service which works towards the vision of providing appropriate services in the right setting by dedicated people, with and for the community. The ED itself sees 17,300 presentations a year with cases sometimes including major trauma or high risk illness. 

The Location
This town has a wonderful and diverse community with a rich heritage stemming from Victorian colonial times. Untouched nature, beautiful parks, and the Murray River attract many visitors to this area with a wide range of water based activities to enjoy. There are four primary schools, two secondary schools and three schools which run both primary and secondary syllabuses. There is also a local TAFE. As for property, there is a wonderful array from rural homesteads to apartments and lovely family homes on large blocks of land, perfect for children to run around. There is a variety of retail stores to enjoy, as well as restaurants and other amenities which match those found in larger cities.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you should have solid experience in Anaesthetics and Emergency Medicine. You must hold current registration with AHPRA or be eligible for registration.

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ED Senior Medical Officer (SMO) opportunity in Victoria
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Melbourne VIC 3001
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