Hospital Medical Officer / Unaccredited Registrar - Emergency Department

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
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1429845
Closing Date: 24-Nov-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Emergency Medicine HMO2019.pdf (PDF, 145KB)


Contact: People and Culture
55644155

Position Details

Opportunities exist for suitably qualified, experienced and motivated Medical Officer/s to join our Emergency Department in the temporary 12 month position of Hospital Medical Officer/Unaccredited Registrar.

The Emergency Department Hospital Medical Officer plays a key role in the provision of emergency medicine services to patients presenting to the South West Healthcare emergency department. By virtue of the seniority of the position, the emergency department HMO also has a supporting role to the Director of Emergency Services in the overall management of the emergency department. The clinical role is however predominant, and includes direct clinical care, supervision of more junior medical staff and some formal and opportunistic teaching.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

With a range of attractions within 2 to 3 hours' drive from Warrnambool, the region offers a fantastic opportunities for people from all walks of life to enjoy the beautiful South West. To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jenny Dorney (Medical Administrator) on (03) 5563 4146.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theVictorian Public Health Sector – Doctors In Training Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021, with the appropriate classification Hospital Medical Officer Year 3.

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record's and Working with Children's Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 24 November 2019.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties completing the application process, please contact the People and Culture Department on 5564 4155.


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