Director Emergency Medicine - Barwon Health

$485,000 - $667,000 yearly
  • Barwon Health
  • Geelong VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Lead our team committed to providing exceptional emergency care

  • Permanent Full Time – 76 hrs per fortnight
  • Enhance your lifestyle with a career located only minutes from our vibrant waterfront and renowned ocean coastline
  • Relocation Opportunity to the beautiful Geelong in Victoria, AUSTRALIA

About the facility 

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West Region.  It is Victoria’s largest regional health services with one of the busiest Hospital’s in the State, University Hospital Geelong.  We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,500 staff and more than 1,200 volunteers.  We provide care at all stages of life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care and subacute/rehabilitation.  Care is provide to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

Our Emergency Department, located at the University Hospital Geelong site, provides care for approximately 80,000 emergency presentations per year.  The Emergency Department has both an adult and paediatric short stay unit to ensure consumers receive the right care, at the right place, at the right time.

About the role 

We are seeking an experienced Emergency Physician to lead the Emergency Department team to deliver timely, quality care. 

You will:

  • foster innovation and application of evidenced based practice in a challenging but rewarding environment.  
  • Mentor staff and encourage situational and strategic clinical leadership.  
  • Create a culture of teamwork and trust between professional groups in emergency care and with other areas of the health service and external health providers
  • deliver safe, effective, patient centred and responsive care to all consumers and safe and rewarding environment for all emergency staff

About the culture

Our Emergency Department has a growing culture of innovation and change. You will work with a team committed to maintaining their extensive knowledge and experience.  Our dedicated and experienced team pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well equipped facilities.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation packages
  • Close to the beautiful Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at [email protected] noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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