ED Physician

  • St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
  • St. Vincent's Hospital, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC, Australia
Part time Health Care

Job Description

  • Full and part time positions available
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Fantastic multi-disciplinary team
  • Innovative, dynamic tertiary level ED
  • Highly supportive Executive
  • Fitzroy location

About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About the Department

The Emergency Department (ED) provides care to more than 50,000 patients per annum and has a 40% admission rate. Close links with the University of Melbourne permit joint educational, research, quality and peer support activities.
The successful applicant/s will join a team of 30 full and part-time FACEMs. This is a rare opportunity to attain a position in one of the premier inner city EDs. Strong clinical skills and an ability to work in a multidisciplinary tertiary ED environment are essential.


About the Role

As an Emergency Physician, you will support the values and strategic priorities of St Vincent’s Hospital, provide excellence in the delivery of clinical service in the discipline of Emergency Medicine, and support St Vincent’s Hospital teaching, research and clinical governance programs.



  • Provide emergency care and diagnostic services
  • Participate in the full range of clinical activities
  • Actively participate in a range of suitable clinical support activities
  • Ensure prompt communication with other relevant clinicians and health care providers
  • Ensure timely, efficient and high quality medical care is provided to patients including maintaining accurate medical records
  • Other clinical duties as directed by the Director of Emergency

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Possess fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine; consideration will be given to those who are post ACEM Fellowship examination but        awaiting formal accreditation
  • Demonstrates relevant knowledge and experience in Emergency Medicine.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to engage successfully with patients, relatives and colleagues.



  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Specialist Private Practice Allowance
  • Staff Car Park


  • Please attach your resume and cover letter in one document to your application.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should suitable applicant/s be sourced.


Please contact ED Director Dr Jonathan Karro on 9231 4387/0421 429 810 or email [email protected] – if you would like to discuss / seek additional information

You may also email your application to EA to the Director Jenni Apcar on [email protected] or call on 9231 4388

Closing Date :  Friday, 17th June 2022



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