Emergency Medicine Specialist GH - Horsham

  • Grampians Health
  • Horsham VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

About the role
An opportunity to join this growing Emergency Medicine Service with opportunities to work across multiple campuses if desired.

Grampians Health Horsham is located on the main highway between Melbourne and Adelaide, approximately 300km west of Melbourne.

The hospital offers a varied range of medical and surgical care as well as high dependency and limited intensive care services. The capability of the service is being lifted with the recent amalgamation with Grampians Health Ballarat and there are plans to achieve Emergency Medicine training accreditation in the medium term.

The Emergency Department

  • 11 points of care with plans to add a Short Stay Unit
  • Delivers first line emergency medicine to over 16 000 people per annum including trauma care, paediatric care, psychiatry, general medical, general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology
  • The clinical work here is rewarding as it offers all presentation types. Specific challenges include major trauma and resuscitation, procedural sedation, airway management and critical care stabilisation and transfer.  And emergency care of farmers, hikers, rock climbers and passing tourists occasionally encountering troubles while enjoying the superb local wilderness and wineries.
  • Is part of the Emergency services of Grampians Health that include the regional Trauma centre at Ballarat and the Urgent Care Centres of Stawell and Edenhope.
  • Accredited with ACRRM to provide advanced specialist training. EMET (ACEM certificate and diploma) and ACCRM

Skills and experience


  • Fellowship or eligible for fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and Current Registration with AHPRA 

Technical/Professional Knowledge and skills

  • Collaboration: Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Leadership: Evidence of leading through effective communication to achieve high clinical standards of practice
  • Developing Others: Supporting development of individuals’ skills and abilities so that they can fulfil their role responsibilities effectively.
  • Teaching: Demonstrated commitment to the Junior Medical Emergency Training program
  • Quality improvement: Knowledge and evidence of applying and supporting improvement in the clinical environment.
  • Current driver’s License

Personal Attributes 

  • Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance; assuming responsibility and accountability for meeting key performance indicators; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed. 
  • Innovation: Supporting the generation and introduction of innovative solutions in work situations and working collaboratively with the team to achieve results

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell. 

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Horsham Region

Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services. With natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park nearby, there is plenty to see and explore. If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Denise Fitzpatrick, Program Director Emergency and Intensive Care Services on 0434 087 682 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

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