Consultant Emergency Physician - VHH

$270,000 - $350,000 yearly
  • Monash Health
  • Clayton VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

  • New Full Time and Fractional positions starting in Feb 2023
  • Dedicated leadership team fostering high performing talent and career progression within a tertiary hospital
  • Brand new facility

Australia’s first Heart Hospital is opening soon! Join us at Australia’s only dedicated, purpose built heart hospital.

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 life-span 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.

Our Journey

The Victorian Heart Hospital will be Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital and is nearing its final stages of construction. It will include a full range of ambulatory and inpatient cardiac care, including cardiac theatres, cardiac catheterisation laboratories and ambulatory services such as cardiac CT, echocardiography and specialist consultation. It will also feature a unique, patient centred model of care.  The Victorian Heart Hospital will also play a key role in advancing research and teaching and will be home to the Victorian Heart Institute, a brand new, health and medical research organisation at Monash University. 

By joining Monash Health’s cardiac team now, as an emergency physician, you will be part of the team that transitions into the brand-new facility after its completion. You’ll be welcomed into a positive and supportive environment, passionate about delivering cardiac care to a diverse and growing local community. The career opportunities are This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding clinical professional to join our emergency team to support the Victorian Heart Hospital to establish a world class emergency department caring for patients with heart disease.

A day in the life

We guarantee that no two days will be the same.

In this important role, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide safe and effective person-centred emergency care, provide teaching and supervision of resident medical staff and students who are undertaking training towards attaining Fellowship of the relevant college. Your clinical shifts will be rostered for 9.5 hours with a variety of start and finish times with consultant cover provided between 0730 and midnight.

You’ll also enjoy working in brand new facilities in a dedicated heart hospital that will provide:

  • improved facilities in a sustainable design, filled with colour, natural light and space
  • dedicated leadership team fostering high performing talent and career progression within a tertiary hospital
  • cutting edge state of the art technology

What you bring

Working closely with patients, their carers and families you will bring the following demonstrated skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Undertake and develop allocated non-clinical portfolios
  • Checking and following up of radiology and pathology reports
  • Participation in problem resolution in clinical and administrative matters
  • Assisting with investigation and resolution of complaints/incidents
  • Assisting on the ED floor during periods of peak demand / disasters / unexpected staff shortages
  • Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care.
  • Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care.
  • Be immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in resuscitation and subsequent management of critically ill or injured adult patients.
  • Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both undergraduate and postgraduate) roles in the Emergency Unit, Monash Health.
  • Contribute to the professional and corporate life of Monash Health by participation in appropriate committees and fora.
  • Contribute to ongoing service improvement and clinical and workforce innovation to ensure Monash Health provides high quality accessible Emergency Medicine Services within allocated resources and meets the needs of Monash Health patients. Involvement in the development implementation and revision of treatment protocols and clinical
  • Demonstrate compliance with all relevant Monash Health Policies and Procedures

On a personal level, you will demonstrate

  • exceptional interpersonal and engagement skills.
  • a consultative approach enabling you to readily build and develop relationships.
  • proven ability to work independently and to consult collaboratively to deliver excellent outcomes. 
  • an understanding of, and positive contribution to a just culture.
  • a proactive, organised and energetic approach to your work and a dedication to continuous improvement.

In Return

You’ll be joining Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital and be a part of:-

  • a passionate cardiac team dedicated to making a difference to the health of Victorians
  • a friendly, flexible work environment
  • unique opportunities for education, career growth and support
  • mentorship from a highly experienced and respected team
  • the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 22,000 people

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and are 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 and iCare values.

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

How to Apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

Any queries, please contact: Neil Goldie, Director, Emergency Department, T: 0408929980

E: [email protected]

Neil Goldie Service Director - Emergency Department 0408929980 [email protected]

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