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General Practitioner Obstetrician - VMO

Job Classification
General Practice / GP
Job Type
Part Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Kilmore VIC 3764
Posted By
Kilmore District Health

Kilmore District Health (KDH) provides a variety of health and aged care services. Inpatient and outpatient services are offered to the community of Kilmore and district including maternity, medical, surgical, and subacute care. The hospital has 30 Acute beds, 2 Operating suites, a four-bay Urgent Care Centre and a District Nursing Service. Aged Care includes a 30 Bed High Care facility and a 30 Bed Low Care Facility. 

To help support and ensure a high level of care continues to be provided to our community, we are seeking passionate and dedicated GP Obstetricians to come and join our dedicated maternity services.

Located an hour drive from Metropolitan Melbourne our Level 3 maternity service is seeking obstetric doctors to cover first call maternity service shifts.

You will be the first on call doctor for the service and will have support and/or supervision from a rostered obstetrician and work with an experienced midwifery team.

The first call shifts are currently 24 hours and include pregnancy assessments, cover for delivery suite and assisting the on-call obstetrician with instrumental or operative deliveries

A variety of shifts are available and we may be able to accommodate part days, or a regular shift commitment.

As first call, you will need to be located close to the hospital during the shift and accommodation will be provided onsite or in the local area.

This role will suit obstetrically trained GPs and experienced obstetric registrars wishing to experience rural hospital settings within an easy commute from Melbourne.

You must be confident and capable in antenatal and intrapartum management including labour management, CTG interpretation, acute obstetric emergencies, instrumental birth and caesarean section in a rural context.

Credentialing requirements are as outlined in Victorian and Hospital credentialing policies.

All employment with Kilmore District Health is subject to and conditional upon a satisfactory Police Check and Victorian 'Employee' Working with Children's Check.

KDH is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. KDH promotes our guiding principles of curiosity, purpose, strong ethics, compassion and fairness; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. KDH is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

All employees of KDH must comply with the health service's Vaccination requirements procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Department directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated and provided evidence of vaccination for various diseases such as, but not limited to, Influenza and COVID-19.

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