Emergency Medicine Specialist

Job posted: 09/02/2024
Applications close: 10/03/2024 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Other

Organisation: The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 16525

Reference: 16525

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne


The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is a world class specialist hospital in eye and ear care that provides services across Victoria. As Australia’s only specialist eye, ear, nose and throat hospital, the Eye and Ear has been providing care for the senses for 150 years. The Eye and Ear has almost 60 different outpatient clinics for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of vision and hearing loss and provides a 24-hour emergency eye and ear, nose, and throat service. Every year the Eye and Ear cares for over 220,000 patients, with over 160,000 outpatients nearly 44,000 emergency patients and over 17,000 inpatients. The hospital is currently undergoing a major redevelopment to create a modern internal structure, improve access for patients and visitors and staff.

Our Vision

A world leader providing exceptional care

Our Mission

We aspire to be the world’s leading eye and ear health service through:

  1. Outstanding patient experience
  2. Exemplary leadership
  3. Inspiring our people
  4. Building a platform for the future

Our Values - Integrity, Care, Teamwork, Excellence

About the Role

Leave cover -  May to October 2024 

2 sessions per week         

Potential for ongoing future sessions

An opportunity exists for a FACEM to initially cover leave for approximately 5 months for our specialised Emergency Department. We offer a 24/7 service for all eye and ENT emergencies.  Experience with ophthalmic trauma is desirable, however full training and development opportunities will be provided. Trainees who have recently completed their training are welcome to apply.

The Emergency Department Senior Medical Staff provide efficient, effective and timely patient-centred care within the Unit’s area of medicine. You will also help provide guidance and teaching opportunities to the junior medical staff, medical students and nurses.

This busy job requires a hands-on physician who will take on a direct patient load and be integral in ensuring efficient patient flow. You will be supported by ENT and eye trainee registrars, senior registrars, fellows and specialists, including consultant ophthalmologists, ENT surgeons and FACEMs.  You will work closely also with the ED Director, Nurse Unit Manager and with a multidisciplinary team including allied health clinicians and specialist nursing staff.

This is a unique opportunity to treat and learn from an interesting case mix of eye and ENT emergencies to complement your general emergency practice.


 All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, a COVID-19 vaccination certificate and a Working with Children Check.

 Centrally located, close to public transport and a short walk to the CBD, we offer considerable employee benefits, including salary packaging, subsidised car parking as well as educational support.                                                                                                         

The Eye and Ear is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment which is free from harassment or discrimination and promotes cultural diversity and awareness in the workplace.

The Eye and Ear is a smoke free environment.

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

 At The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital we are committed to supporting people with disability gain employment and develop their careers with us, we encourage you to apply.  If you would like further information about this role please contact the people and culture department to discuss.

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GERALDINE APSWOUDE - (03) 9929 8952

Emergency Medicine Specialist