Specialist Emergency Medicine Physician (As per award)

Job posted: 17/04/2024
Applications close: 02/06/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1789435-2

Reference: VG/1789435-2

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace thats friendly & welcoming! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The citys award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking an experienced Specialist Emergency Medicine Physician to provide clinical leadership and management in our high quality emergency clinical services.

This role is responsible for providing safe, effective, patient centred and responsive care to patients in the Emergency Department.  In this role you will required experience in the broad practice of Emergency Medicine, including; Adult medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Trauma and the full range of emergencies encountered in various specialties.

We are a regional trauma centre, seeing major trauma from road, farm and factory.  We are supported by a growing number of specialties - O & G, Psychiatry, ICU, Plastics, Orthopaedics, Geriatrics as well as General Surgery and Medicine.  You will manage a wide variety and acuity of patients.

A key part of this role will be assisting the Clinical Director in providing an appropriate teaching program and to ensure the supervision of clinical practice and training of undergraduates and post graduates in the emergency department.

Position overview

  • Full Time (76 hours per fortnight), On-going position (consideration will also be provided for applicants looking for fixed term or part time employment)
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Salary dependent on skills and experience relevant to position

What you bring

The successful applicant will have a broad experience in the field of Emergency Medicine and hold suitable qualifications as a medical practitioner registered with AHPRA, be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Emergency Physicians and hold a current registration with the Medical Practitioners Board of Australia. Strong effective communication, conflict management and team building skills are essential to this role, as this will have a positive attitude to towards training of junior medical staff.

The successful applicant will have proficient leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills, as well as developed written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge in SWH's performance indicators and expectations are desirable.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.
  • Relocation support available.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 2 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status
  • Credentialing via Equifax e-credentialing in line with The Department of Health and Human Services policy Credentialing and defining the scope of clinical practice for medical practitioners

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Specialist Emergency Medicine Physician (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Dr Carolyn Cooper | ccooper@swh.net.au

Specialist Emergency Medicine Physician (As per award)