Hospital Medical Officers - Emergency Department

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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1310647
Closing Date: 31-Aug-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Hospital Medical Officer - Emergency.pdf (PDF, 104KB)

Contact: Medical Workforce

Position Details

Hospital Medical Officers
Emergency Department

 Flexible hours! Interesting medicine! Excellent working environment!


The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is looking for doctors with relevant Australian hospital experience to join their Emergency Department team. The HMO (Hospital Medical Officer) will be responsible for the initial assessment and management of patients attending the Emergency Department. Applications from GPs with ED experience are welcomed. Applicants with AHPRA approved General Registration and Australian hospital experience need apply.

Our Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and comprises of 16 cubicles including 2 resus bays. Our HMOs are required to participate in a 24 hour/7 days a week rotating roster and enjoy the support of rostered Consultants and Interns between 07:30-22:30. We staff a Medical Registrar 24/7 and have on call support from a range of Specialists, including FACEMs, Physicians, Paediatricians, O&G Consultants, Surgeons and Anaesthetists.


The Emergency Department is run by a dedicated, proactive Nursing team and offers an enjoyable working environment – we pride ourselves upon having a professional and consultative team based approach to patient care.

We offer a friendly, team focused work environment, comprehensive orientation to the department and organisation, salary packaging, free car parking and an excellent Education program. Our hospital site is located approximately 1.5 hours east of Melbourne and is an easy drive down the Monash Freeway.

About the West Gippsland Healthcare Group

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne. We are committed to the provision of high quality, integrated health care that meets the changing needs of individuals and our community, and have full accreditation status from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks and a National Police History check. This role also requires a valid Working with Children check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments. The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer.


Further information and how to apply

Further queries regarding this role may be obtained by contacting us at Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below and include a covering letter, resume and three current referees.

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