2023 HMO Critical Care

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
38 days remaining

38 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 53149

Reference: 53149

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org     

About Monash Doctors 
There are more than 1,500 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About the Role

As the Hospital Medical Officer you are accountable to your Registrar for the care all the patients in the unit. It is expected that you:

  • Work under supervision and within your scope of practice

  • Ensure coordination of care for patients in your unit

  • Ensure timely and clear clinical communication including clinical handover with regards to patients under your care

  • Ensure timely escalation of care related issues to your registrar/consultant when required

  • In your clinical practice demonstrate commitment to quality and safety and Monash Health's “Patient first” initiative.

  • In your clinical practice demonstrate commitment towards Monash Health's “Four hours will be ours” initiative

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide safe and high quality person centred care

  • Provide teaching and supervision of interns and students

  • Attendance at the Unit weekly meetings, daily ward rounds and education sessions (including presenting cases as required).

  • Liaison with all members of the health care team to facilitate effective and efficient patient management e.g. physio, social work, psych, palliative care etc.

  • Check that all patients are consented for procedures where necessary.

  • Ordering and coordinating investigations.

  • Maintaining an ongoing record of the patient's progress, investigations requested, investigation results and changes in management.

  • Recording a brief summary of each consultant ward round in medical records.

  • Daily reviewing all patients under your care.

  • Transfer patients to further appropriate care.

  • Design in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary health care team a discharge plan which considers the environmental problems associated with discharge (in particular those of the elderly), the local health care facilities and the relevant community support agencies.

  • About You

  • You are a dynamic medical professional, described as enthusiastic and motivated to perform at your best every day, you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What you need:

  • Current General (unconditional) registration with the Medical Board of Australia

  • Successful completion of at least one post graduate year

  • Has the appropriate level of clinical knowledge skills and experience to undertake the role of HMO

What we offer

  • Salary packaging 

  • Onsite discounted staff parking 

  • Discounted banking (BankVic) 

  • Onsite Gym 

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

How to Apply 

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

• reference checks

• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

• proof of immunisation

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

2023 HMO Critical Care

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Dr David Ku - 9594 6666

2023 HMO Critical Care