Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 07/06/2024 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Echuca

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Echuca Regional Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 11388

Reference: 11388

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Echuca

Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine

ERH services the Shire of Campaspe and the cross-border Murray River Council. Echuca Moama and townships are located directly across the state border from one another, separated by the Murray River.

Echuca and Moama are vibrant tourist towns with exciting cultural heritage, restaurant scene, sporting facilities, seemingly endless leisure and recreational options all within 2 ½ hours from Melbourne. Excellent preschool, primary and secondary education options are available.

ERH provides a comprehensive range of acute, medical, surgical and sub-acute services plus residential aged care and a broad range of community healthcare services. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

We are currently seeking a Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine.  The ERH Emergency Department (ED) manages in excess of 28,000 presentations per annum.  Reporting to the Director of Emergency Medicine, the Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine is responsible for:

  • Supporting the Director in the provision of excellence in emergency medicine at ERH
  • Promote and deliver excellence in emergency medicine training to Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) trainees, prevocational trainees and other health professionals and students
  • When rostered clinically, assess and treat all categories of patients presenting to the Emergency Department along best practice guidelines, including stabilisation of the acutely ill patient
  • Maintaining the senior roster for the Emergency Department in collaboration with the Director and Medical Workforce Unit
  • Act for the Clinical Director of Emergency Medicine during leave or as otherwise operationally required

Working for ERH 

At ERH we offer a supportive and inclusive culture that offers opportunity for growth and development.  As well as that we have a fantastic range of benefits for our employees, including:

  • Generous salary packaging opportunities, to increase your take-home pay each fortnight
  • Flexible working arrangements, with the opportunity to work full-time, part-time or casually
  • Experienced and supportive leaders, who genuinely care about their team
  • Staff health and wellbeing programs
  • Genuine opportunities to broaden your skillset, and progress in your career
  • Comprehensive learning and development program
  • An independent and confidential Employee Assistance Program for yourself and family members
  • Free onsite parking

If you are passionate about healthcare and are excited to join a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you! Apply today by following the link below. Applications are to be submitted online.

ERH is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally, linguistically and gender diverse people and, mature aged people. For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

How to Apply: 

All applicants are to apply online. 

Please take the time to read the position description available online. Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to this position.  

Applications must include:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Completed online questionnaire, and
  4. Three professional referees.

Please note:  A separate document detailing responses to the ‘key selection criteria’ within the position description is required.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Dr Simon Judkins, Director of Emergency on: (03) 5485 5205

**This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and (where relevant) provision of a Working With Children Check and check on the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme prior to appointment.  In addition, this position requires evidence of vaccination status for COVID-19. 

Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Dr Simon Judkins - 03 5485 5205

Deputy Director of Emergency Medicine