Emergency Medicine Consultant, Victoria - Expressions of Interest
- : HealthcareLink Support
- : 17-Apr-2016
- : Melbourne VIC 3001
- 13 acute treatment bays
- Acuity heavy on Category 2,3 and 4 patients
- Located a short drive from Melbourne
As an Emergency Medicine Consultant you will primarily be responsible for the provision of high quality clinical services to the patients presenting to the Emergency Department. You will show a strong interest in the future of the department as well as actively taking part in the teaching of students and other doctors.
The opportunity will see you mainly working with Category 2, 3 and 4 presentations with 15% being Paediatric cases.
This private hospital is the largest not-for-profit service in regional Victoria. It consists of 200 beds and provides services such as acute medical and surgical, obstetrics and inpatient rehab. The ICU / HDU is currently level 1, looking to transition to level 2 over the next few years. The Emergency department itself sees approximately 14,000 patients annually and consists of 13 acute treatment bays with a 10 bed short stay unit soon to be built adjacent.
Situated 1.5 hours from Melbourne’s CBD and seen as an affordable alternative, this city has experienced rapid growth and currently has a population of over 95,000 people. It is a city which has a lot to offer with a relaxed demeanour and a real sense of community. There is a thriving music and arts community and all sports interests are catered for. With trendy cafes and bars, much like those found in Melbourne, there are also activities for all the family to enjoy such as an animal sanctuary, a medieval theme park and a gold rush experience.
Education options are some of the best in regional Victoria and there are many real estate options to choose from as well.
To be eligible for this position you must hold Fellowship with the Australian College of Emergency Medicine or be eligible for college assesement. You must also have Specialist registration with AHPRA or be eligible for registration.
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