Emergency Physician

  • Barwon Health
  • Geelong VIC, Australia
Part time Health Care

Job Description

  • Deliver safe, effective, patient-centred and responsive care to all consumers and a safe and rewarding environment for all emergency staff
  • Foster innovation and application of evidenced-based practice in a challenging but rewarding environment
  • Apply now for a fantastic professional development opportunity
  • Temporary full-time, temporary part-time

About the facility

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health services with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

Our Emergency Department, located at the University Hospital Geelong site, provides care for approximately 80,000 emergency presentations per year.  The Emergency Department has both an adult and paediatric short stay unit to ensure consumers receive the right care, at the right place, at the right time.

About the role 

In this role you will require knowledge and experience in the broad practice of Emergency Medicine, including; Adult medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Trauma and Toxicology and the full range of emergencies encountered in various specialties.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Direct patient care as primary ED doctor and as consultant or supervisor of ED.
  • Liaison with referring doctors/hospitals regarding patients being referred to ED.
  • Liaison and provision of clinical advice to Paramedics employed by Ambulance Victoria.
  • Supervision of medical, paramedical and nursing staff working within the ED.
  • In collaboration with Nurse Co-ordinator be responsible for overall co-ordination of the ED.
  • Participation in ED Consultant clinical roster including on-call responsibilities.
  • Supervision of short-stay unit, inter-hospital transfers and retrievals.
  • Co-ordination of ED response to disasters or mass casualty incidents.

About the culture

Our Emergency Department has a growing culture of innovation and change. You will work with a team committed to maintaining their extensive knowledge and experience.  Our dedicated and experienced team pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well equipped facilities.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility/program
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at [email protected] noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We at Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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