Clinical Director Emergency Medicine

  • South West Healthcare
  • Warrnambool VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

About the role

South West Healthcare’s (SWH) Emergency Department delivers well-planned and coordinated services for all clients and their families, by fostering patient focused and outcome directed clinical care to our community.

The role of Clinical Director Emergency Medicine will be responsible for providing clinical leadership and coordinating high quality emergency clinical services for SWH. The Clinical Director Emergency Medicine will also ensure medical staff of the Emergency Department show professionalism at all times, and model behaviours that align to SWH values.

As an experienced medical practitioner, you will work closely with operational managers to monitor and oversee the activity and budget of the Emergency Department as well as work collaboratively with other departments to plan, develop and implement clinical services.

The Clinical Director Emergency Medicine is a permanent position, with the hours of work to be negotiated with the successful applicant. The ideal commencement date for the successful applicant is March 2020 or earlier by agreement.

What you bring

Extensive experience in Emergency Medicine and emergency medicine systems management with a demonstrated record of achievement in the development and implementation of innovative programs for emergency patients is essential for this role. The Clinical Director Emergency Medicine will also have experience in medical administration including evidence of the development and implementation of strategic plans, continuous improvement and accreditation processes.

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. 

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. A Victorian driver’s license or equivalent is also necessary.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

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

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Nicolaas Van Zyl (Executive Director of Medical Services) on (03) 5563 4020 or email [email protected]

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021, with the appropriate classification will be dependent on the successful applicant, commensurate with experience.

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

  • Police Record
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 15 December 2019. 

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