Emergency Physician

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 04/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 40490

Reference: 40490

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health is looking for enthusiastic Emergency Physicians to join the dynamic teams at Sunshine and Footscray Hospital Emergency Departments. Permanent fulltime and part time positions are now available at both, predominantly at Sunshine Emergency Department.

Sunshine and Footscray Emergency Departments together see approximately 110,000 adult and paediatric presentations per year. Both contain Short Stay Units providing extended emergency management for patients requiring short term observation and treatment for up to 24 hours. There are 25 EFT of Emergency Physicians across the two campuses, and together the Departments are responsible for the supervision and training of nearly 40 EFT of registrars, both training and non-training with ACEM, along with multiple interns and HMOs.

Western Health Emergency Departments are rapidly growing, dynamic and exciting environments with an excellent work culture.

There are high acuity presentations with access to critical care services (ICU and CCU) including cardiac cathlab, oncology and stroke service. There are also paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology services with the Joan Kirner Womens and Childrens Precinct co-located at Sunshine Hospital.

In March 2021, the Sunshine Emergency Department will extend to a new 3 storey ED building and provide further capacity for patient care and state of the art facilities.

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Emergency Physician

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Lucia Le-Kim - 83450129
Ainslie Senz - 83456315

Emergency Physician