Emergency Physician

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1330794
Closing Date: 17-Jun-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Human resources

Position Details

Warrnambool is a picturesque seaside city located on the Great Ocean Road approximately 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, with a population of 34,000. The city boasts excellent sporting, education, social and cultural facilities offering an attractive lifestyle opportunity. There are several thriving industries within and surrounding Warrnambool. 

South West Heathcare's Emergency Department attends to approximately 26,000 patients per annum, including trauma, paediatrics, obstetrics and a variety of medical emergencies.  We are the referral centre for the region and are well supported by a growing number of inpatient specialty units.

We have a junior medical workforce and involvement in ACEM registrar training, ACEM certificate and diploma course participants and RACGP and ACCRM registrar as well as NP and full complement of trained ED nursing staff

South West Healthcare actively supports and encourages education, research and involvement in worldwide projects.

Applications are invited for this full time specialist position.  A primary medical degree, fully registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), the qualification of FACEM or equivalent and appropriate experience are essential.

 Enquiries regarding this appointment may be directed to Dr Jo Brown (Director of Emergency Services), telephone (03) 5563 1475 or jcbrown@swh.net.au

 An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications; skills and experience.

 Written applications stating full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees; should be lodged online at our website under careers.


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