Director of Emergency Medicine - Dubbo Health Service

  • Dubbo Health Service
  • Dubbo Base Hospital, Myall Street, Dubbo NSW, Australia
Full time Consultant

Job Description

Do you have a passion for medicine and wish to practice in a rural setting? Do you have a strong work ethic and interested in working with vulnerable communities? Do you have an open mind and a desire for career progression? Would you like to live and work in an environment with open spaces, sunshine and time on your side? A move to Dubbo could make all the difference!

  • Oversee the work of assigned junior medical staff, including the adequacy of documentation, safe practice and prescribing.
  • Monitor clinical indicators and outcomes and benchmark these against best practice clinical standards.
  • Develop a coherent approach to clinical medicine which maintains standards, manages workloads, and considers efficiencies in delivering services
  • Consider and propose development of alternate Models of Care including hospital avoidance strategies, appropriate use of the EDSSU, and Ambulatory Care resources including MediHotel and HiTH
  • Meet regularly with the GM and DMS to update strategiesTraining, mentorship and support of junior staff 
  • Support and supervise the work of JMO staff allocated to the service, in accordance with the requirements for accreditation of JMO training.
  • Support the department in its efforts to maintain accreditation requirements for Registrar training.
  • Participate in an educational programme for Basic and Advanced Trainees consistent with the expectations of the College.
  • Ensure appropriate specialist support and supervision including orientation to the facility is available for Fellows, Registrars and Specialists.
  • Promote clinical meetings and teaching activities and contribute to hospital Grand Rounds.Clinical Quality and Safety activities.
  • Monitor service delivery within the Dubbo Health Service and to outlying units to ensure the service meets safe and acceptable clinical standards in line with current role delineation.
  • Propose and develop a reliable system for timely checking and follow-up of investigation results

We are also currently recruiting Staff Specialists and VMO FACEMs

You will be based at Dubbo Health Service, a part of Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, please visit our website http://www.dubbohospitalcareers.com.au/

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Administrative Contact: Pip Hardacre, 6809 8508, [email protected]

Clinical enquiries: Dr Randall Greenberg, 02 6809 6809  [email protected]

Closing date: 5th January 2020

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