We are seeking a dynamic and experienced emergency physician to join us as the Acting Director of the Emergency Department. The position is based at Werribee Mercy Hospital which is the fastest growing region in Melbourne.
Werribee Mercy Hospital is embarking on a bold development of expansion with a new 24 bed modular short stay unit and plans for a brand new 2 level emergency department and an additional clinical subspecialties in a new state of the art tower.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Director of the Emergency Department will be responsible for the day to day clinical management and performance of the department and work closely with the Nurse Unit Managers of the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit, Deputy Directors, Program executive and relevant clinical units to support the delivery of the highest levels of patient care and operational performance. The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader with demonstrated excellence in clinical service delivery, solution based thinking and well-developed communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
You will have a unique opportunity to make your mark and build on our vision of delivering exceptional patient experience, clinical care and service delivery. You will make an impact by:
This is a fixed term full time position with an appropriate clinical load.
There are opportunities to arrange a suitable honorary academic position with the co-located University of Notre Dame Medical School.
Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital has recently undergone significant expansion with the opening or our new intensive care unit, additional operating theatres and the opening of two new wards, taking the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community.
Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.
Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
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