14/06/2019

Consultant Emergency Physician - Monash Medical Centre Clayton

  • Monash Health
  • Monash Medical Centre, Clayton Road, Clayton VIC, Australia
Full time Consultant

Job Description

Job Title: Emergency Physician Monash Medical Centre, Clayton - permanent

  • Unique opportunity to shape and build the delivery of emergency care in the tertiary centre of Monash Health
  • Be part of the transformation - introduction of new Mental Health and AOD hub model of care, staging and rebuilding a brand new department, introducing a new EMR, collaborating on model of care for new Victorian Heart Hospital
  • State of the art tertiary care in broad range of specialities including a well established acute stroke and ECR service

Monash Emergency

Monash Health Emergency Services comprises the three Emergency Departments of Monash Health, Monash Medical Centre Emergency Department, Dandenong Hospital Emergency Department and Casey Hospital Emergency Department, which together treat over 200,000 patients per annum.Monash Medical Centre ED, part of the tertiary referral hospital, has separate adult and paediatric services and have over 90,000 presentations per annum.

Monash Health provides the full range of medical services across its sites. Patients entering the Health Service through any Emergency Department has available to them this full range of health services, although the patient may need to be transferred to another site within the service for treatment. We are the largest training program in the Southern Hemisphere employing 83 EFT of emergency medicine registrars working across our three sites.

An active research program is overseen by the Professor of Emergency Medicine Research with site research portfolios held by senior medical staff at each campus and a number of honors and PhD students undertaking further studies.

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About the Role

The position covers 1.75 EFT of permanent new positions which will be broken up to full and part time EFT.

The successful applicants will be given a unique opportunity to shape and build the delivery of emergency care in the tertiary centre of Monash Health. The role will sit within the adult department of the Clayton campus, which has a number of key improvements this year. We are implementing a new mental health and AOD model of care, staging and rebuilding a new department and introducing a new EMR.

Reporting to the Director of Emergency Medicine for Clayton ED, you will be supervising a busy tertiary emergency department, overseeing critical complex patients and coordinating flow. As a tertiary educational institution we have many trainees, HMOs and medical students who thrive on experience, supervision, demonstration and teaching while on the floor. We are also research centred.

About you

This opportunity will suit an emergency physician with the vision and enthusiasm to providing the best emergency patient centred care through innovation, communication, people development, teamwork and information technology.

What we offer

You will be working with a team of dedicated and professional clinicians, in a department that is

  • patient centred
  • staff centred
  • continuously striving for excellence in all that we do

What you need

  • FACEM - consultant Emergency Physician with Australasian College of Emergency Medicine
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Working with children check

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is 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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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