17/06/2022

Senior Medical Officers - Emergency FACEM

  • Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
  • 122 Day Street, Bairnsdale VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Located at the gateway to the Lakes and Wilderness region, and an easy three hour drive from Melbourne, you can enjoy easy access to the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and the snowfields. Fantastic lifestyle options are available combined with the opportunity to enhance your Medical career.

Expressions of Interest Invited - Senior Medical Officers – FACEM

  • Are you a Senior Medical Officer fed up with long hours and the daily commute? 
  • Is living on beautiful waterways appealing?  
  • If so, then it sounds like you are ready for a sea change with us….

 As the largest healthcare provider in East Gippsland, Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) provides services to a rapidly growing population.  The BRHS Medical Workforce provides services across a broad spectrum of care including our Emergency Department which currently receives approximately 20,000 varied presentations per year.

We are seeking experienced Senior Medical Officers to join Emergency team from the FACEM cohort to cover initially weekday morning shifts.  In this role you will provide senior medical support to the BRHS Emergency Department by leading, supervising and educating Interns, Hospital Medical Officers and Registrars. The vision of the Emergency Department is as a secondment site for ACEM training as well as Rural Generalist training in Emergency Medicine with delivery of the EMC/EMD curriculum. Up to 30% non-clinical time will be rostered in order to achieve these goals.

If you are a Senior Medical Officer looking for a lifestyle change (weekdays, no on-call, adequate non-clinical time) but wanting to maintain your skills, and use your Medical expertise then this role will provide you with the perfect platform to do this. 

This role will provide you with the opportunity to enjoy:

  • Performing a respected, senior clinical role
  • Contributing to the future direction of Emergency Care at BRHS
  • A range of interesting presentations to ED and the SSU
  • Mentoring junior staff and students
  • Being part of a friendly and supportive team
  • Flexible working options - full time and part-time hours will be considered
  • Fantastic work/life balance

The successful applicants will also receive the following organizational  benefits:

  • An attractive remuneration package relevant to SMO experience
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options
  • Professional development support
  • Initial accommodation support
  • Health and Wellbeing  and Employee assistance programs
  • Gym membership at corporate rates

Enquiries to: Lisa James, Medical Workforce Manager, [email protected] or 03 5150 3356

Applications are to be submitted at: https://brhs.com.au/careers/current-vacancies/ with a 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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