Clinical Director - Emergency Medicine

$300,000 - $450,000 yearly
  • South West Healthcare
  • Warrnambool VIC, Australia
Full time Management

Job Description

About the role

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, and team-oriented FACEM to lead our emergency medical services within our community and region. The Clinical Director should have experience in Emergency Medicine and an interest in emergency medicine systems management with a demonstrated record of engagement in the development and implementation of innovative programs for emergency patients is desired for this role. The Clinical Director Emergency Medicine will also have the traits of a great leader, represent the organisational interests, and would benefit from experience in medical administration.

Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of health professionals, excellent communication and leadership skills are essential, along with a proven capacity to provide clinical leadership to a range of professional clinical staff in multi-disciplinary team. 

We will consider a co-director role for interested candidates with appropriate background. We are accredited for 6 months of specialist ACEM training.

Applicants are required to have suitable qualifications as a medical practitioner registered with AHPRA and be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Emergency Physicians.

About South West Healthcare

SWH is a regional centre with a 15-bed Emergency Department, multiple specialties and sub-specialties on-call, with around 26K ED presentations per year. We take pride in our organisation for its strong teams, supportive leadership, a positive culture, and excellent peer relationships. Our health service received $384 million in funding for stage 2 redevelopment, which will include a brand-new 38-bed emergency department.

The position comes with a competitive remuneration package including salary packaging, annual leave loading, and generous CME allowances. We also offer flexible work arrangements, support for your professional development, an employee assistance program, and wellness programs. 

About Warrnambool

Warrnambool is a welcoming community located in South West Victoria only 3 hours’ drive from Melbourne. It is the home of an established Deakin University campus and a regional centre for award-winning festivals, theatre, local art, a developing food scene, outdoor sports, surfing, and great activities and facilities for kids. It boasts a high quality of living at a low cost.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by following the link below, select the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 27 November 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.


Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the AMA Victoria – Victorian Public Health Sector – Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018 - 2021.


The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

·         Police Record Check

·         Employee Working with Children’s Check

·         Current Immunisation status


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