Emergency Consultant (FACEM, FACERRM, FRACGP with EM Qualifications)

$122.93 - $177.93 hourly
  • Goulburn Valley Health
  • Shepparton VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Emergency Consultant (FACEM/FACRRM/FRACGP with EM Qualifications)

Permanent opportunities including full-time and fractional positions

  • Generous financial relocation support $$ & Visa Sponsorship on offer
  • Flexible work practices offered
  • New Emergency Department redevelopment now complete

Goulburn Valley Health (GV Health) is in an active phase and growth of its new and dynamic emergency service and is seeking enthusiastic and capable Emergency Consultants to join our team. GV Health is committed to becoming a regional centre for excellence in emergency care and has taken the initial steps to achieve this: a new department, ACEM accreditation and an established and growing professional team. We are recruiting to increase the FACEM team to take the department to its next phase.

Working as an Emergency Consultants at GV Health during this exciting growth period provides the chance to practice within a busy and varied ED environment, coupled with the unique opportunity to be part of a very special era.  To be an integral member of a newly formed team, we are seeking FACEMs, FACRRM, FRACGP with EM qualifications or Senior Registrars who have completed their Part II exams, committed to supporting the establishment of a high performing regional emergency environment in which both Junior and Senior Doctors aspire to work. 

You may be early in your career, or you may be looking for an alternative or a change of scenery. You may be seeking a part time or full-time position. We are recruiting to complete a full emergency team of staff specialists immediately to provide 4 specialist clinical shifts per day.

An Overview

GV Health is an important regional emergency service – with nearly 39,000 annual attendances and a varied and very interesting case mix, including regional trauma and pediatric services. Typical of regional settings, the hospital has little of the bureaucracy of large centers and has reasonable patient flow and access. Salary and conditions are above award and are generous, reflecting the developmental phase of our emergency services rebuild. The Emergency Physician/FACEM will have access to 20% clinical support time with full CME support. Shift structure is civilised, and part-time appointments are available to our specialists.

Relocation assistance is provided, and travel compensation and accommodation are available for part time staff travelling from metro or other regional areas.

The new trajectory for GV Health Emergency Medicine

Our new Emergency Department includes the following exciting changes:

  • 36 bed ED – increased from 18
  • Three state-of-the-art resuscitation bays
  • A Behavioural Assessment room, mental health consult spaces, forensic room
  • Two negative pressure isolation cubicles
  • Nine additional acute care cubicles
  • A dedicated Fast Track area with seven cubicles and a consultation room
  • A dedicated paediatric area with three cubicles and a consultation room
  • A nine bed Short Stay Unit, including one isolation room
  • A CT scan room, ultrasound room and two new X-Ray rooms

Our Offer to you

  • Financial relocation support to support you and your move to the Goulburn Valley Region.
  • Flexible rostering: to support FACEMs who may be commuting.
  • Attractive remuneration packages are based on the AMA Enterprise Agreement Additional inclusion of travel time, if commuting from metropolitan areas (i.e. up to 2 hours additional pay each way) and a significant regional location consideration
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Opportunity to blend clinical with a non-clinical portfolio to support teaching, research, toxicology or area of interest etc.
  • Teaching opportunities: The Rural Clinical School is located at University of Melbourne across the road from GV Health’s main campus on Graham Street. Successful applicants seeking Honorary academic appointment are encouraged to apply.
  • Research opportunities: GV Health has a Research and Ethics Unit supportive of clinicians looking to conduct clinical or academic research.  
  • All staff specialists’ access 20% clinical support time and full CME support
  • The Region: Of course, the region is not new… but thousands of new residents are discovering the beauty of central Victoria; the accessible snow fields, wine districts and the attractions of rural life – all within a short train or car ride from metro Melbourne. For further information visit: https://greatthings.com.au/
  • Professional Development Leave and study leave: Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance.
  • Community Connector Support: You will receive support from our local Community Connector to facilitate your and/or your partner’s/family’s relocation to the Goulburn Valley region and assimilation into our community as well as support to create meaningful opportunities to connect with others in the region so that you not only feel welcome but will eventually call Greater Shepparton home. To learn more click here.

A comprehensive recruitment information pack and further information is available by confidentially contacting Dr Sheldon Hall, Acting Clinical Director - Emergency via email [email protected] 

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