Geriatrician- casual and leave cover positions

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 12/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 46663

Reference: 46663

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health is seeking talented and skilled Geriatricians to join their growing team, in both casual roles and for leave cover positions.

Leave cover roles include:

  • Two 12 month part-time maternity leave cover positions – with estimated start dates in December and February.

  • Two part-time long service leave cover positions, over December and January.

The Division of Aged, Cancer and Continuing Care provides quality health care for patients across Acute and Subacute Aged care, Rehabilitation services, Cancer Services, Palliative Care and Transition Care Services across four sites. Aged Care and Subacute Services play an integral role within the health care continuum, supporting patients to maximise their independence and functioning and, in doing so, minimise long-term health and community care needs. This diverse group of services is fundamental in promoting effective and seamless services across the care continuum. To ensure that patients have appropriate and timely access to these services, the Division also provides a Subacute and Non-acute Assessment and Pathways (SNAP) service to facilitate pathways to the right care setting.

The Geriatric Medicine Unit is operationally and professionally accountable to the Division and provides medical leadership in their area of specialty across the continuum of care. Services are provided across the following care settings:

  • Inpatient services include - Acute Aged Care, Geriatrician in Emergency Department and Rapid Assessment Medical Unit, Orthogeriatrics, Cardiogeriatrics, Geriatric Evaluation and Management, Dementia Management Unit, Rehabilitation, Transitional Care, SNAP.

  • Community services include - Hospital Admission Reduction Program (HARP), Aged Care Liaison Service (ACLS), GEM @Home

  • Specialist Clinics include - Continence, Falls, CDAMS, Wound Management, and Movement Disorders.

The Unit has a strong focus on undergraduate and postgraduate education and promotes a close liaison with regional partners. The service fosters person centred care at all levels, is focused on innovation in service delivery, and is committed to providing safe, high quality care to our community.

Please contact Dr Claire Long, HOU, for further information; claire.long@wh.org.au

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 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 is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 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 (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Geriatrician- casual and leave cover positions

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Claire Long - 0413338295

Geriatrician- casual and leave cover positions