14/10/2021

Emergency Physician

  • Western Health
  • Sunshine Hospital, Furlong Road, St Albans VIC, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Western Health is looking for enthusiastic Emergency Physicians to join the dynamic team at Sunshine Emergency Departments. Permanent fulltime and part time positions are now available.

Western Health Emergency Departments together see approximately 110,000 adult and paediatric presentations per year. Our Emergency Departments have attached, Short Stay Units providing extended emergency management for patients requiring short term observation and treatment for up to 24 hours.

There are 32 EFT of Emergency Physicians across the two campuses, and together the Departments are responsible for the supervision and training of nearly 120 EFT of registrars, Senior Hospital medical Officers, and Hospital Medical Officers, both training and non-training with ACEM, along with multiple interns and HMOs.

Western Health Emergency Departments are rapidly growing, dynamic and exciting environments with an excellent work culture.

There is  high acuity presentations with access to critical care services (ICU and CCU) including cardiac cathlab, oncology and stroke service. There is also paediatrics and obstetrics and gynaecology services with the Joan Kirner Womens and Childrens Precinct co-located at Sunshine Hospital.

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.


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