Head of Unit (Emergency Medicine)

  • Central Gippsland Health
  • Sale VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Head of Unit - Emergency Medicine

Permanent Full-time/ negotiable

We are seeking a Head of Unit - Emergency Medicine

Purpose of the Position:
To provide and support the effective and efficient delivery of emergency medical services for CGHS as a department head, clinical leader and teacher within the Emergency Department consistent with approved scope of practice and CGHS emergency services capability. This will occur within the principles of care coordination, where patients/clients/residents have access to a highly coordinated, person centred health care and community support system. 

About Central Gippsland Health

Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is a sub-regional health service and the major provider of health and aged care services in the Wellington Shire. 

CGH is located in the City of Sale which is 215 km east of Melbourne. The City of Sale is an ideal access point for the magnificent Gippsland Lakes, 90 Mile Beach and the Victorian Alps.

CGH provides acute care as part of an integrated service delivery model across Wellington Shire and beyond. The service provides beds across three campuses (Sale, Maffra and Heyfield).

Acute services include a full time emergency department, critical care unit, neonatal critical care unit, three operating theatres, day procedure unit and oncology and dialysis services in addition to general medical and services and sub-acute services including rehabilitation. We offer a range of clinical and non-clinical roles in nursing, medical, allied health, community care, administration and pharmacy just to name a few. 

CGH is also a teaching hospital, affiliated with Monash University's School of Rural Health and provides placements and clinical experience for students.


How to Apply

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Applicants are required to respond to each identified Job Requirement Criteria (both Mandatory and Desired). A response is expected for each Leadership and Management Capability Heading identified in the Position Description.  

Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Statement addressing Selection Criteria including qualifications, experience and leadership and technical capability requirements as outlined in the position description
  • Current resume detailing previous experience and the names and telephone numbers of two (2) relevant referees


Successful applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Record Clearance and obtain a Working with Children Check. 

CGH is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Position description

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