06/07/2021

Clinical Director of Emergency

  • Wimmera Health Care Group
  • Horsham VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Clinical Director of Emergency

Emergency Department

Permanent Full / Part Time

(up to 80 hours per fortnight available)

 

Help take us to the next level!

We are seeking an experienced senior medical officer/specialist to lead our dedicated team of medical officers in WHCG's Emergency Department. Our vision is to ensure our ED provides the quality of care that our community have a right to expect from an Australian regional ED in 2021. This role includes both clinical and administrative responsibilities.  Our Emergency Department has 10 treatment spaces, including a resuscitation room and a Fast-Track area, and treats approx. 15,000 patients annually. The medical team is supported by a highly skilled emergency nursing team, including 2 nurse practitioners.  It is a training site for ACRRM and ACEM.

 

Key Selection Criteria

Essential:

  • Full general/specialist registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of 5 years’ ED experience – at least 1 in Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to foster collaboration within the ED team and with other services/stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including the use of data and examples to communicate information
  • Demonstrated ability to use resources in an efficient and effective manner
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability, including investigation of complex problems and generation and testing of alternative solutions
  • Experience in working to meet challenging standards/goals for self and/or others, including setting realistic interim goals and assessing impact of potential interventions
  • Demonstrated willingness to adapt based on new information or changed risk environment

Desirable:

  • Experience in a rural/regional ED
  • Knowledge and understanding of the health care industry, including national and international trends in the provision of ED services
  • Experience in teaching
  • Experience in the implementation of change management within a complex clinical department, including strategic planning skills

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website https://www.whcg.org.au/ or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability and encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working With Children check prior to commencement of employment.

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