Director Emergency Medicine, Victorian Heart Hospital

$350,000 - $405,000 yearly
  • Monash Health
  • Clayton VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

  • Become a Senior Leader in a state of the art Cardiac Hospital
  • Innovative models of care and research facilities
  • Joint initiative between Monash Health and Monash University

About The Victorian Heart Hospital

The Victorian Heart hospital is a joint initiative between Monash Health and Monash University. The hospital will be located at Monash University and will be completed in October/November 2022 with occupancy in 2023. This hospital will be Australia’s first dedicated cardiac centre and will provide best practice high volume cardiac patient care in a framework of innovative and efficient models of care. It will also house the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre, the research arm of Monash Heart and a research centre of Monash University. The VHH will incorporate the full range of ambulatory and in-patient cardiac care, including cardiac operating theatres, cardiac catheterisation laboratories, cardiac intensive care, emergency department, non-invasive cardiac imaging services and cardiac specialist clinics. More information available at: https://monashhealth.org/about/major-capital-projects/the-victorian-heart-hospital/ 

About Monash Emergency  

Monash Health Emergency Services comprises the three Emergency Departments of Monash Health, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton Emergency Department, Dandenong Hospital Emergency Department and Casey Hospital Emergency Department, which together treat over 225,000 patients per annum.

  • Monash Medical Centre ED, part of the tertiary referral hospital, has separate adult and paediatric services and have over 90,000 presentations per annum.
  • Dandenong ED is a mixed department of adults and children seeing around 70,000 and is a major urban teaching hospital. Dandenong ED has been relocated to a purpose-built new building with state-of-the-art information and communication technology and separate fast track, critical care, main and observation unit functions.
  • Casey ED, a mixed department, is part of a new hospital opened in Berwick in 2004 and is outer urban/semi-rural hospital now seeing 65,000 presentations per annum.

About the Role

As the Director of Emergency Medicine, Victorian Heart Hospital you have accountability for the clinical and operational performance of the Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) Emergency Department; you are a leader in the Senior Medical Team who acts as a role model for the core values of the organisation and provides outstanding and effective leadership, coordination, and management of the VHH Emergency Department employees. As part of the Monash Emergency Medicine leadership team, you will:

  • Assist the Monash Service Director Emergency Medicine in coordinating and providing emergency care at the Victorian Heart Hospital
  • Support excellence in interdisciplinary clinical practice
  • Facilitate clinical education and promote and support research to advance VHH Emergency Medicine and deliver excellence in patient-centred care.
  • Will establish the organisational structure of the Unit and appoint medical staff in consultation with the Service Director, Emergency Medicine, and the Program Director.
  • Have extensive clinical experience in managing cardiology, and post-cardiac surgery patients in the emergency setting

What’s on offer?

  • An attractive remuneration package of up to $514,000 p.a. is on offer, comprising base salary range of $310,627 - $404,882 p.a. (HN19 to HN59), employer contribution to superannuation (10%), continuous medical education support allowance ($28,442 p.a.), leave loading (17.5%), conference leave (2 weeks p.a.), clinical support time, professional indemnity cover.
  • Other employment benefits offered by our health service (if applicable) shift allowances, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, discounted staff car parking, staff wellness programs, professional development program, employee assistance program and attractive salary sacrificing options.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria's largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne's population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families, and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children's Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org.


Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Dr Neil Goldie on (03) 9554 8475.

Please note that unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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