08/01/2021

Emergency Medicine Physician

  • South West Healthcare
  • Warrnambool Victoria, Australia
Full time Government Health Care

Job Description

FACEM/Senior Emergency Doctors for up to full time work on the beautiful South West Victorian coast

About the role

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic and team orientated FACEM to provide and coordinate emergency medical services to patients within our community and region. The optimal candidate will have fellowship or eligibility for fellowship of the Australian College or Emergency Medicine (ACEM), excellent interpersonal skills and an interest in clinical and didactic teaching and mentoring.

In addition to your responsibilities in clinical care, supervision of junior clinical staff, and clinical education, there are established development opportunities in ultrasound, simulation education, medical student education through Deakin University, emergency and rural emergency medicine, quality improvement, department and organisational leadership, and many other areas of specific interest. There is even an opportunity for succession into a clinical director or co-director role for interested candidates. We are accredited for 6 months of specialist ACEM training.

About Warrnambool

Warrnambool is a welcoming community located in South West Victoria only 3 hours’ drive from Melbourne. It is home of an established Deakin University campus and a regional centre for award-winning festivals, theatre, local art, a developing food scene, outdoor sport, surfing and great activities for families. It boast a high quality of living at a low cost.

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

About South West Healthcare

SWH is a regional centre with a 15-bed Emergency Department, multiple specialities and sub-specialities on-call, with around 26,000 ED presentation per year. We take pride in our organisation for its strong teams, supportive leadership, positive culture and excellent peer relationships. Our health service has just received $384 million in funding for stage 2 redevelopment, which will include a band new 38 bed Emergency Department.

The position comes with a competitive remuneration package including salary packaging, annual leave loading and generous CME allowance. We also offer flexible work arrangements, support for your professional development, an employee assistance program

How to apply

Position descriptions and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Grace Sousa (Executive Director Medical Services) [email protected] or Jennifer Dorney (Manager Medical Workforce) on 03 5563 4146 or email [email protected]

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

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status
  • Credentialing via Equifax e-credentialing in line with The Department of Health and Human Services policy Credentialing and defining the scope of clinical practice for medical practitioners

To apply please visit South West Healthcare’s website www.southwesthealthcare.com.au follow the links to Careers and must include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 31 January 2021.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: [email protected]

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.


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